charity

(The Canadian Press)

Liberals turn over thousands of pages on WE decision, lawyers now vetting docs

Committee members are hoping the documents will shed light on the WE discussions

(The Canadian Press)
The Surrey Fire Fighters Charitable Society is doing better than expected with its donations after bracing for a $250,000 donation shortfall amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Submitted photo: Dylan Van Rooyen)

Surrey Fire Fighters Charitable Society doing ‘better than we were expecting’ amid COVID-19

At one point, the board thought it might have a donation shortfall of $250,000

The Surrey Fire Fighters Charitable Society is doing better than expected with its donations after bracing for a $250,000 donation shortfall amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Submitted photo: Dylan Van Rooyen)
(The Canadian Press)

Students ask Liberals to scrap grant program as Morneau to testify on WE deal

CFS is asking the Liberals to put all money budgeted for the program into an emergency benefit

(The Canadian Press)
The House of Commons finance committee is set to hear from Youth Minister Bardish Chagger about the aborted deal with WE Charity, in a July 16, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Commons finance committee to begin probing WE Charity’s volunteering contract

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has admitted he should have recused himself from the decision

The House of Commons finance committee is set to hear from Youth Minister Bardish Chagger about the aborted deal with WE Charity, in a July 16, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Delta Foundation logo. (Delta Foundation image)

Emergency funding granted to eight Delta charities

The Delta Foundation handed out a total of $181,860 through Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund

Delta Foundation logo. (Delta Foundation image)
(The Canadian Press)

Conservatives say police should be called into investigate WE charity scandal

Trudeau is already under investigation by the ethics commissioner for potential conflict of interest

(The Canadian Press)
(The Canadian Press)

Ethics watchdog to examine Trudeau over WE Charity contract, since reversed

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says public servants will administer the pandemic-related grants instead

(The Canadian Press)
Musician Nikita Graham. (submitted photo)
Musician Nikita Graham. (submitted photo)
Tony Fazeli (left) and Tyler Waddell at the Phoenix Society recovery centre in Surrey on Monday (June 15), for the start of their “Light the Pathway” ride to Whitehorse this summer. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Pals start ‘Light the Pathway’ ride from Surrey to Whitehorse this summer

Send-off from Phoenix Society, where Tyler Waddell and Tony Fazeli met two years ago

Tony Fazeli (left) and Tyler Waddell at the Phoenix Society recovery centre in Surrey on Monday (June 15), for the start of their “Light the Pathway” ride to Whitehorse this summer. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Church volunteers packing bag lunches for the people at Surrey Urban Mission. (Submitted photo)

Surrey church bags sandwich number 10,000, served with love

City Centre Church volunteers have been making lunch for needy folk at Surrey Urban Mission

Church volunteers packing bag lunches for the people at Surrey Urban Mission. (Submitted photo)
Country Music Association of Ontario Rising Star nominee Dustin Bird was one of the voices on “Together, We’re Strong.” (Curtis Bird/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Country stars release song in memory of Capt. Casey, who died in Snowbirds crash

Brian John Harwood and Dustin Bird co-wrote the track, which features 18 Canadian country artists

Country Music Association of Ontario Rising Star nominee Dustin Bird was one of the voices on “Together, We’re Strong.” (Curtis Bird/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
John Hillman completed his 101st lap for charity to the sound of applause and bagpipes outside the Carlton House retirement home. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

PHOTOS: 101-year-old B.C. veteran completes 101 laps, raises nearly $150,000 for charity

‘I knew I could do it and I’ve done it,’ centenarian says

John Hillman completed his 101st lap for charity to the sound of applause and bagpipes outside the Carlton House retirement home. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
The Victoria and Vancouver foundations, along with the Vantage Point released a new report detailing the impact COVID-19 is having on the non-profit sector. (Black Press Media file photo)

COVID-19: One in five non-profits in B.C. at risk of closing

A new report details how the pandemic has impacted the non-profit sector

The Victoria and Vancouver foundations, along with the Vantage Point released a new report detailing the impact COVID-19 is having on the non-profit sector. (Black Press Media file photo)
Auctioneer Howard Blank (right) with NFL quarterback Drew Brees at a recent gala dinner in Vancouver. (Photo: howardblanklive.com/Sweet Pea Photography)

SOURCES and five other charities unite for ‘Fighting COVID Together’ live auction

May 23 event ‘will help charities who need the public’s support right now’

Auctioneer Howard Blank (right) with NFL quarterback Drew Brees at a recent gala dinner in Vancouver. (Photo: howardblanklive.com/Sweet Pea Photography)
The completed treehouse on Mayne Island built by a handful of Parksville businesses as part of a Children’s Wish initiative for eleven-year old Kai Hennessey. (Courtesy of Kevin Hennessey)

‘Epic sky palace’: B.C. businesses help create dream treehouse for boy recovering from cancer

‘It was kind of a bright shining beacon at the end of a horrible, dark tunnel’

The completed treehouse on Mayne Island built by a handful of Parksville businesses as part of a Children’s Wish initiative for eleven-year old Kai Hennessey. (Courtesy of Kevin Hennessey)
Lower Mainland firefighter carrying a huge weight

Lower Mainland firefighter carrying a huge weight

Langley’s Mark Butterworth tackling Grouse Grind to raise $2,500 for mental health

  • Jul 26, 2019
Lower Mainland firefighter carrying a huge weight
Lucia White is A Cook With A Drive To Help Others

Lucia White is A Cook With A Drive To Help Others

Creating spectacular teas as a community fundraisers

  • Feb 13, 2019
Lucia White is A Cook With A Drive To Help Others
Coast Capital Savings’ annual charity golf tournament raised a record $300,000 for the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation in support of mental health research for youth. From left, Wayne Berg, Dr. Lakshmi Yatham, Barbara Grantham, Bruce Schouten, Dr. Raymond Lam, Jeff Wong, Candice Tsang, John Andru, Diane Lac and Lawrie Ferguson. (Photo submitted)

Coast Capital golf tourney raises record-breaking $300K for mental health research

Surrey’s Northview Golf and Country Club hosted this year’s sold-out charity tournament

Coast Capital Savings’ annual charity golf tournament raised a record $300,000 for the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation in support of mental health research for youth. From left, Wayne Berg, Dr. Lakshmi Yatham, Barbara Grantham, Bruce Schouten, Dr. Raymond Lam, Jeff Wong, Candice Tsang, John Andru, Diane Lac and Lawrie Ferguson. (Photo submitted)
The trackless train is a realistic version of a real train, on a smaller scale. Because they are trackless, they can motor just about any flat surface, including asphalt, cement, gravel and grass. (Pacific Trackless Trains)

Trackless train to tour Cloverdale cul-de-sac for charity this Friday

All raised funds will go towards the Surrey Memorial neonatal intensive care unit

The trackless train is a realistic version of a real train, on a smaller scale. Because they are trackless, they can motor just about any flat surface, including asphalt, cement, gravel and grass. (Pacific Trackless Trains)
Christina Bucholtz addresses the room at a 2016 Intercultural Youth Conference in Sierra Leone. (Contributed)

Cloverdale’s Christina Bucholtz working to make a difference for youth in Sierra Leone

People’s Foundation of Sierra Leone gives thousands of dollars of university scholarships every year

Christina Bucholtz addresses the room at a 2016 Intercultural Youth Conference in Sierra Leone. (Contributed)