Tides Canada is
now MakeWay
Let’s make way for nature and
communities thriving together.
Let’s make way for
the momentum of change.
Let’s make way for
community-led solutions.
Let's make way for
partnerships to amplify impact.
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MakeWay shared platform projects are building a Just Recovery for all

When the onset of the global pandemic forced us to pause, deep inequalities in Canada and around the world were exposed. In the face of Covid-19, it is impossible to ignore longstanding systemic injustices. 73% of Canadians expect a “broad transformation” of society as we emerge from the pandemic.

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MakeWay launches 2020 Year in Review

The MakeWay 2020 Year in Review is now live! This year marks our 20th anniversary as an organization, and our first as MakeWay.

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Reframing social innovation through original ways of knowing and being: spotlight on Turtle Island Institute

At MakeWay, our shared platform is home to over 60 projects based from coast to coast to coast. Initiatives benefit from the support of a mission-aligned community, charitable expertise, and shared resources, so they can focus on the work closest to their heart. Over the last few months, we’ve been

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20 reasons to celebrate: MakeWay turns 20!

Wow, time flies. It has been two decades since this organization began as a scrappy environmental non-profit working on conservation in the Great Bear Rainforest. Given that we can’t get together to dance and share stories of old times, we thought we would share 20 reasons to celebrate (because we a

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