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The Power of Together

Incubated by Community Foundations of Canada, Alliance 150 was an open network of organizations, groups and individuals who worked to make the most of Canada’s sesquicentennial.

As a network, we promoted action, engagement and impact around Canada’s 150th through a series of in-person events and an online digital platform called

Now that Canada’s 150th has come to an end, the Alliance will explore how youth engagement, inclusion and diversity, care for the environment and reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians can help shape the future of Canada, using the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a framework.

Visit Alliance 2030 to learn more, or browse Alliance 150 to see what we’ve built so far.

Website Features


Discover what took place for Canada’s 150th using our projects directory. Filter your search by theme, region, and funding source.


Visit our  Member Stories page to see the community impact our members made throughout 2017.  


Visit our resource section for a curated list of Canada 150 related resources, and download links for Alliance 150 logos and promotional materials.


Projects are searchable by theme, region and funding source.

Canada 150 funding sources included:

  • Canada 150 (Signature) – Pan-Canadian Signature projects funded by the Government of Canada that were large-scale, participation-oriented activities, of national scope and with high impact. These projects brought Canadians together to celebrate, participate in events and share experiences. Learn more.
  • Canada 150 (Community) – Community-driven projects funded by the Government of Canada included festivals, youth exchanges and forums, cultural projects and works of art. Learn more.
  • Community Fund for Canada’s 150th – Local projects funded by community foundations and the Government of Canada that encouraged participation, inspired understanding, and built vibrant and healthy communities. Learn more.
  • Other.


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