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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.

Join us in supporting homeless youth across Canada!

Nov 28th, 2018 | FCT

With our corporate focus on youth homelessness, we’re consolidating our charitable efforts to make a bigger and more meaningful impact in the community. For every share our video gets through Twitter, Facebook…

Celebrate National Volunteer Week with FCT!

Apr 24th, 2017 | FCT

Our employees contribute their passion, time and money to dozens of local charities, food banks, youth and women’s organizations every year. This year, we’re stepping things up and celebrating National Volunteer Week (NVW)…

The FCT Charitable Foundation’s 2016 Scholarship Program is now accepting applications

May 4th, 2016 | FCT

FCT.caApply now for your chance at one of five $1,000 scholarships “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” —Nelson Mandela Now in its second year, The Honourable…

Celebrating philanthropy in our community

May 12th, 2015 | Michael LeBlanc

Last year, FCT was honoured to receive the 2014 National Philanthropy Day Outstanding Corporation Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Golden Horseshoe Chapter. Presented at the annual National Philanthropy Day event,…

Cleveland’s green plan: rehabbing a great city’s economy

Mar 25th, 2015 | FCT

Last time, we looked at how the tiny town of Sangudo, Alberta, staked its future on the business savvy of its own talent, investing through a co-op whose success has remade the…

Meet Twane Boettinger, FCT’s “Volunteer of the Year” 2014

Jan 22nd, 2015 | Michael LeBlanc

In December, FCT SVP Don MacLeod and I had the privilege of handing out FCT’s first “Volunteer of the Year” Award to Twane Boettinger at our annual Awards of Excellence Celebration.  Twane…

Is it Philanthropic to promote your own Philanthropy?

Jul 23rd, 2014 | Michael LeBlanc

This year FCT and its employees have received some significant recognition and reached a number of milestones for our Corporate Philanthropy program. And while I am unbelievably proud of these achievements and…

Reaching beyond our walls…

Jun 10th, 2014 | FCT

Historians have described the YMCA as one of the great social movements of the last two centuries. “An unstoppable, unifying force for good. A rallying point for everyone who is dedicated to…

Gratitude

Feb 18th, 2014 | Michael LeBlanc

I recently received a thank you note from someone I helped several months ago. To be honest, I had forgotten about helping until I was reminded. At the time, I really didn’t…

Building a Habitat Home in Nicaragua

Dec 17th, 2013 | FCT

A blog post by Carolyn Morley, Business Development Manager, FCT. For the past 10 years I have volunteered locally in the London, Ontario area with Habitat for Humanity Canada taking part in…