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Rethinking Risk Management: Lessons Learned and a Need for a New Approach

SEPTEMBER 22 / Leslie Tamagi
We are living in unprecedented, challenging times. However, the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our organizations and our communities is not the first crisis that we have experienced; and unfortunately, it won’t be our last. But should we have seen it coming? Could we have been better prepared? How can we prepare for an uncertain future and whatever the next disruption will can we be. The time for paying attention to your organization’s risk management practices is now.  

Alberta Nonprofits and AGMs: Flexibility for some nonprofits to delay AGMs and hold remote meetings has now ended

AUGUST 18 / Yvonne Chenier
Earlier this year, when the COVID-19 crisis began, the Government of Alberta responded with a Government order that included a suspension of deadlines for nonprofits governed by Alberta law to hold their annual general meetings and allowed for holding of meetings through remote means. However, it is important for Alberta nonprofits to be aware that this Government order has now lapsed.

Getting Together: What Alberta Nonprofits Need to Know about the Legal Aspects of Amalgamation, Merger, and Consolidation

JUNE 29 / Yvonne Chenier
As organizations move from the initial response to the crisis to begin to visualize and plan strategically for the future, some may decide that they want to seek out other organizations to “get together with” to maximize impact on the communities they serve and the resources that are available.

Pandemic Pivot: Engaging Social Entrepreneurship to Adapt in a Time of Crisis

JUNE 8 / Kristina Roberts
While the world economy is facing unprecedented challenges, and the unemployment rate in Canada and many other countries is soaring, there are still reasons to be hopeful ... I suggest that this is a time in which nonprofit and charitable organizations can also pivot their operations and explore opportunities to diversify their revenue sources.

Embracing Crisis with Discipline

APRIL 23 / Mike Grogan
There is little doubt that we are in a crisis. Our lives, both personally and professionally, confront this reality daily. At home and in our organizations, the stresses and challenges of working and living in a seemingly unending pandemic are manifold. Crisis has come to define much of our existence. As we enter month two of this reality, our modes of working are settling into a new norm. While we know that this state of crisis cannot last, the roadmap for moving forward remains unclear.