Nova Scotia Day of Recognition 2023

Join us on May 12 as we celebrate Nova Scotia's Day of Recognition.

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Registration for the Community Impact Sector Day of Recognition 2023 is Now Open. Register Today to Reserve your Spot!

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United Way Halifax and Impact Organizations of Nova Scotia (IONS) in partnership with the Government of Nova Scotia and the Bhayana Family Foundation hold an annual day of recognition for the community impact sector — this year's event is being held on Friday, May 12, 2023.

Driven by ideals, passion and values, you’ll find these champions on the frontline of every community in Canada

Millions of Canadians seek them out when they cannot manage alone anymore. These champions address real issues in people’s lives, innovating, supporting and standing with them through profound change. They empower and advocate for their clients, providing value beyond money.

We are speaking, of course, about the professionals who work in Canada’s not-for-profit and charitable sectors. The Bhayana Family Foundation is committed to recognizing their incredible impact.

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Canadians work in the charitable and non-profit sector.*

The sector contributes 8.5% of Canada’s GDP
That’s more than the auto, mining, retail, transportation, accommodation and food services industries.*

The non-profit workforce is more highly educated than the rest of the labour force.**


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We are calling for an Annual Week of Appreciation for the Nonprofit Sector in our communities.

  • Please join our advocacy campaign for an Annual Week of Appreciation for the Nonprofit Sector
  • You will make a difference.

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