Stories

Qmunity Continues to be there for BC's LGBTQ Population
As the only queer and trans resource centre in the province, QMUNITY launched nearly four decades ago. Since that time they have been at the forefront of supporting and advocating...
Scholarship Fund Makes an Appropriate Wedding Gift
When Lyle Truden and Jeff Rios were preparing to celebrate their wedding in 2013, they knew they didn’t need a bread maker, blender, or more towels. Instead, they recognized they...
The Pet Treat Bakery means Quality Snacks and Quality Jobs
Exceeding expectations is all the rage at Comox Valley’s Pet Treat Bakery. Not only do dogs get treated to a great assortment of locally sourced snacks, but the more snacks that...
Nutritious Meals are Just the Start at Potluck Cafe Society and Potluck Catering
The Tip Jar In 2014, Potluck’s community staff worked a combined 11,465 hours, which translated into $147,481.60 in earned wages for employees facing barriers. Vancouver’s Potluck...
Social Change-Maker Codev is Beneficiary in Planned Gift
CoDevelopment Canada (CoDev) is a Vancouver-based, non-governmental organization (NGO) that links labour and community groups working for social change. In particular, CoDev’s role...
Innovation at its Finest
Atira Property Management Inc. means a lot of good for a lot of people. Atira Women’s Resource Society is a non-profit organization committed to ending violence against women. They...