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The FCT blog aims to answer your industry questions, examine current market trends and provide key information on the value of our products and services.

The FCT blog does not represent a single author or opinion. Instead, it represents the collective voice and experience of FCT’s dedicated niche experts.

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Covenant House Vancouver: Helping youth transition from crisis to independence

Aug 4th, 2022 | By FCT

When Covenant House Vancouver opened its doors in 1997, it had 12 beds. Today, its three facilities in downtown Vancouver welcome hundreds of youth off the streets and into an environment of…

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Laing House is fighting stigma and creating leaders

Jun 28th, 2022 | By FCT

Inside an unassuming blue-sided house on Barrington street in Halifax, there’s something remarkable happening. Young people are gathering in groups to play games, craft, cook and make music; and while they do,…

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Wood’s Homes: Reshaping mental health care for youth in Calgary

May 12th, 2022 | By FCT

Wood’s Homes began as a small orphanage over a century ago, and has grown into a series of campuses throughout the Greater Calgary Area. At FCT, we’re invested in our community, which…

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360° Kids: Supporting youth in crisis in Ontario’s York Region

Apr 7th, 2022 | By FCT

When people think of York Region in Ontario, they may picture curving suburban streets of two-storey houses packed shoulder-to-shoulder. They might picture little strip malls that all somehow manage to look the…

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What you might not know about youth homelessness

Jan 20th, 2022 | By FCT

Right now as many as 7,000 young Canadians don’t know where they’ll be sleeping tonight. It’s a daily reality for the estimated 40,000 youth experiencing homelessness in this country, but one the…

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Meet the William G. Davis Scholarship recipient for 2021

Sep 2nd, 2021 | By FCT

On August 25, we had the honour of awarding the 2021 William G. Davis Scholarship. Named for the late Honourable William G. Davis, a chairman of FCT’s board, former education minister and…

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A conversation about youth homelessness

Dec 10th, 2020 | By FCT

We had the privilege of speaking with some of our community partners who are on the front lines in the fight against youth homelessness. We asked them to shed some light on…

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Meet Madeleine, our William G. Davis Scholarship recipient

Sep 18th, 2020 | By FCT

At FCT, we’re invested in the youth of our communities. Since 2015, we have proudly offered a scholarship program to help deserving youth across Canada overcome some of the financial challenges of…

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Giving back during COVID

Sep 10th, 2020 | By FCT

For most of us being hungry means missing a meal or two because we’re too busy working or doing something else—easily fixed with a trip to the kitchen, or a stop at…