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27 October 2015

Lessons learned from dancing with the government - How can we be real partners and find a common pace? A speech given by Jean-Marc Chouinard

Speech given by Jean-Marc Chouinard, Vice President Strategy and Partnerships at the Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation, during the conference of Philanthropic Foundations Canada (PFC). This year's theme was Philanthropy, communities and governments.

Read Mr. Chouinard's address

How can Canadian philanthropy provide leadership to ensuring that our future is healthier, safer, more just and prosperous for the many, not just the few? The Chagnon Foundation chose to partner directly with the Government of Quebec to bring about systemic change to families and children living in poverty. Jean-Marc Chouinard shares some challenges encountered, lessons learned, and impacts from this decade-long philanthropic-public partnership.

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