The Matching Initiative: Mothers Matter Centre

Working towards a Canadian society where all mothers and children can achieve their full potential, the Mothers Matter Centre is a national registered charity committed to empowering and educating at-risk mothers. Consolidated into three pillars of change, the Mothers Matter Centre operates on scale, inspiration, and leadership. Audrey, the Communications Coordinator at the Mothers Matter Centre, applied to the Matching…

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The Matching Initiative: YWCA Muskoka

YWCA Muskoka is a hub for collaboration, leadership, and advocacy established through community mobilization for services and supports directed toward women and girls. Serving over 1,500 people each year, YWCA Muskoka provides programs and services that offer opportunities for women and girls to build self-confidence, strengthen independence, and develop leadership skills. With a variety of workshops, annual events, multi-week programs,…

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Working women are worried

Poll shows Canadian women concerned that pandemic workplace accommodations won’t last TORONTO, June 15, 2022 – Fewer Canadian women are working full-time – 62 per cent, compared to 70 per cent before the COVID-19 pandemic – and nearly half say they are likely to quit their jobs if asked to return to the office full-time. The Prosperity Project’s 5th Canadian…

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The Matching Initiative: Canadian Medical Association (CMA)

In July 2021, Reagan Nuss, Learning and Organizational Development Specialist at the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), applied to join the Matching Initiative as a skilled volunteer. The CMA is a national association of physicians advocating for better health, health care and a strong health workforce. Addressing the social determinants of health is an essential part of the CMA’s mandate. As…

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The Matching Initiative: South Asian Health Network

The South Asian Health Network is a Canadian network dedicated to providing educational health resources to South Asian and other racialized communities. The network exists for physicians, healthcare workers and advocacy workers to help remove the structural inequities that exist in healthcare. They provide virtual town halls, events and general resources to educate communities about the pandemic, vaccines and other…

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The Matching Initiative: Canadian Children’s Literacy Foundation

Founded in 2017, the Canadian Children’s Literacy Foundation (CCLF) was created to raise awareness on the importance of early literacy, promote and develop children’s literacy initiatives, champion literacy partners, and empower people to build literacy skills in their homes and communities. The CCLF is the only national charity dedicated exclusively to children’s early literacy and works to ensure all children…

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