The CLT is a nonprofit that supports lifelong learning across Canada.
We provide a platform for lifelong learners to remove the financial barriers they face in pursuit of their learning goals.
To encourage and promote lifelong learning for all Canadians.
A prosperous Canada enriched with a love of learning - a Learning Canada.
The problem-solving approach of purposeful learning.
The celebration of learning done well, and worthy of note, by learners, communities, and workplaces.
Diversity and inclusion for all learners and their learning.
The generosity of people who help learners to keep on learning.
Building alliances through collaborations that leverage creativity and innovation.
The Gifting of Learning is a fundraising campaign program in which a Gifted Learner is matched with Gifting Heroes (donors) who will financially contribute towards the Learner's lifelong learning program.
In return, Gifting Heroes receive charitable tax receipts ($25+) for their support of lifelong learning for Canadians.
The CLT has had the privilege of helping many lifelong learners in pursuit of their goals.
Become a member of the CLT and count yourself or your organization a Learning Champion!
Passionately interested in a topic? Education provides individuals space to immerse themselves in information about topics that interest them.
"It's actually a core need for psychological well-being. Learning can help us build confidence and a sense of self-efficacy," Vanessa King, positive psychology expert at Action for Happiness.
Learning a new skill creates new connections in the brain. More connections = larger brain volume and greater cognitive reserve. Learning a new skill can ward off the detrimental affects of aging on the brain.
Numerous studies have shown a link between higher education and positive health and wellness.
The average person changes jobs 10 - 15 times during their careers. Developing adaptable and transferable skills is important to making those leaps.
"Technological change demands stronger and more continues connections between education and employment" - The Economist
Support lifelong learning for all Canadians.
Donations of $25 or more are eligible for a charitable tax receipt.