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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.

Meet Madeleine, our William G. Davis Scholarship recipient

Sep 18th, 2020 | 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…

Giving back during COVID

Sep 10th, 2020 | 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…

The Mental Cost Of Homelessness

May 8th, 2020 | FCT

At a time when home means so much more than four walls and a roof, how would you feel if you didn’t have a place to call home? What would that do…

Joining the fight against homelessness

Feb 28th, 2020 | FCT

What would you say if we told you that the average life expectancy for a person who is homeless is 39 years, or that 42% of homeless youth have attempted suicide at…

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…