Volunteering in Canada, 2004 to 2013 - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 89-652-X2015003


This report provides a profile of volunteerism in Canada, examining trends in volunteer rates and hours volunteered, the characteristics of volunteers, the sectors benefiting from volunteering, types of volunteer activities, and motivations for and barriers to volunteering. Also presented are patterns in informal volunteering, defined here as acts helping people directly, whether it is family, friends or neighbours.

Issue Number: 2015003
Author(s): Sinha, Maire
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