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Join us in Calgary for the finale of Timeraiser150!

We’re pleased to once again be partnering with Timeraiser150 on their final stop of their cross-country tour for Canada’s 150th. Join us in Calgary for a panel discussion on arts and belonging, followed by the last Timeraiser party of the year!

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The Aviva Community Fund

Aviva’s Community Legacy program has officially launched, new for Canada’s 150th. This $150,000 prize is open to young social entrepreneurs who have unique solutions to tackling climate change, or ideas that will benefit Canada’s environmental legacy.

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Download the Timeraiser150 mobile app

As we mentioned, Timeraiser is wrapping up a 10-province series of parties for Canada’s 150th this fall. These parties allow Canadians to bid on original art by investing volunteer time  to causes they care about.

Now with their newly-launched mobile app, Timeraiser has expanded this initiative nationwide, with all hours tracked on the app contributing to their national goal of 150,000 volunteer hours for Canada’s 150th.

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Celebrating 150 years of nursing in Canada

Our friends at the Canadian Nurses Foundation have put together a short video celebrating 150 years of nursing in Canada. Nurses provide quality health care, knowledge, insight and compassion to Canadians in their homes, in our hospitals, our schools, clinics and on our streets.  Whatever health issue Canadians are facing, nurses help us cope and lead healthier lives.

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The Secret Life of Canada

Our partners at Passport 2017 recently launched a new podcast entitled ‘The Secret Life of Canada’, which takes a deep-dive on the lesser-known parts of Canadian history. The first episode explores the background of Banff, Alberta and how it came to be the beautiful piece of Canada it is today.

If you’re interested in using Canada’s 150th to learn more about our country’s past, be sure to subscribe to the podcast and share it with others on Facebook, Twitter and beyond.

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SESQUI dome puts Canada on 360-degree display

Over one million people came out to watch the film HORIZON, a film featuring the natural beauty and many cultures of Canada, projected in 360 degrees.

The inflatable dome-shaped theatre made its way across the country this summer, giving more than 30 communities the chance to get a peek at the film, sometimes with two or three-hour lineups. The film ran at just under 20 minutes.

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