Since 1999, the Canadian Learning Trust has championed the benefits of lifelong learning for Canadians. Our focus is on providing funding and support to minimize the financial barriers faced by Canadian learners through our Gifting of Learning Program. Through our virtual organization, we bring individuals from across Canada to stand up and be counted among those who celebrate lifelong learning and the benefits of a Learning Canada for all.
We provide a platform for lifelong learners to remove the financial barriers they face in pursuit of their learning goals.
We encourage learners of all ages and those provide learning to them to keep on learning; we provide learning resources and membership benefits; we promote lifelong learning to all Canadians.
No Canadian is prevented from learning because they could not pay for it.
Canadian children learn how to learn - a lifelong skill
Canadian learn to live well as they learn to make a living.
Canadian communities solve their problems through learning.
Canadian workplaces purposefully invest in the learning of their workers.
All Canadians are literate.
Support our vision by becoming a member of the Canadian Learning Trust.
Individuals can serve as board members, vote at the AGM, and more!
Corporate members will be featured on our website as Learning Champions!
The Canadian Learning Trust (CLT) is a registered charity governed by a volunteer board of directors from across Canada. Based in Alberta, CLT operates a virtual workspace, keeping its overhead low to minimize costs and to maximize funds directed towards its programs and services.
Micah Humphries, Administrative Coordinator - Alberta
Lindsey Shugg, Volunteer, Administration - Alberta
Board of Directors
Carol Humphries, Board Chair - Alberta
Ricky Kwan, Vice Chair - British Columbia
Rosemarie Sampson, Secretary / Treasurer - Nova Scotia
Nazish Asim, Board Member - Ontario
Ravi Thavanayagapathy, Board Member - Ontario
Shalene Williams, Board Member - Alberta
History of the Canadian Learning Trust
The Canadian Learning Trust was created in 1998 by the Canadian Link to Lifelong Learning, an Edmonton, Alberta-based organization that championed lifelong learning in Canada through a variety of promotional activities. The Canadian Learning Trust was originally created to issue charitable tax receipts for donations, and was based upon the beliefs that:
Our work is funded through a combination of private and corporate donations, administrative fees, and government grants.