LAMMAM, MACINTYRE: At the same time, fewer Canadians are volunteering their time – and it all means that vital charitable groups are struggling
FRIESEN: Many forms of caring and cultural enrichment need lots of dedicated people to be fully realized and charities multiply the common good
CHIDIAC: Some schools in Liberia are well supplied with materials because of the power one Canadian student asked a simple question
NEIMAN: If you want some kind of payback for your generosity, is it really charity?
STEWART: Critical services require significant and sustainable public funding
MCEWAN: The season of giving should remind us how to live the rest of the year
FRIESEN: Religious settings are very important for charitable giving and generate a huge amount of significant community outreach
NEIMAN: The Trudeau government’s election promise to add a new tax bracket for the wealthy could hurt donations this Christmas