Caring Canadians, Involved Canadians: Highlights from the Canada Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating

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    This publication is the result of the combined efforts of many individuals. The authors would like to thank the following members of the Canada Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating (CSGVP) Steering Committee for their valuable input to the project as well as for their constructive comments on an earlier draft of this report: Ruth MacKenzie of Volunteer Canada, Amanda Powers of Human Resources and Social Development Canada, Andrew Leuty of Canadian Heritage, Susan McCunn of the Public Health Agency of Canada, and Thomas Dufour, Malika Hamdad, Jacqueline Mayda, Sylvie Michaud and Marcelle Tremblay of Statistics Canada.

    Thanks also to all other Statistics Canada team members who worked on the survey, the preparation of the data, or who contributed to this report in a variety of ways, including; Pierre Bérard, Stacy Bleeks, Ivan Burvill, Kristen Couture, Kim Doan, Mary-Lou Dubé, Christopher Duddek, Julie Dussault, Pietro Fraone, Wayne Griffin, Doug Hiemstra, Adje Alafia Kpade, Erica Loughlin, Julie Michaud, Minh Ngo, Kim Ouellette, Angela Quesnel and Catherine Tryon. In addition we would like to thank Geoff Bowlby, Karen Mihorean and Ted Wannell for their helpful comments on a preliminary version of this report.

    Finally, our sincere gratitude to Rosemarie Andrews, Danielle Baum and the entire HTML development group at Statistics Canada, for their assistance in designing and producing the publication itself.

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    Published by authority of the Minister responsible for Statistics Canada.

    © Minister of Industry, 2009

    All rights reserved. Use of this publication is governed by the Statistics Canada Open Licence Agreement.

    Catalogue no. 71-542-X

    Frequency: Occaisonal

    ISBN 978-1-100-11922-9


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