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The L’Arche Canada Foundation is a not-for-profit charity that raises funds on behalf of L’Arche Canada and is committed to transforming the lives of intellectually disabled people in communities across Canada.

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Interview with a member of the Jean Vanier Society

In his early seventies after working all of his life Ernest Canton chose to go back to school to get his Masters of Divinity degree. He took his courses at the University of St Michael's College in Toronto. There Ernest met Murray McCarthy, the former Executive Director of L’Arche Canada...

The foundation welcomes a new board member

Brian joined the board in October of 2015 as our Treasurer. Brian was formerly a board member at L'Arche Toronto. Brian brings a lot of experience to the role as he was the Assistant Comptroller of Texaco Canada, and currently works as the Finance & Operations Pastor at The Peoples...

L’Arche Canada Foundation Welcomes a New President & CEO

  We are pleased to announce that Mr. Gary Sim has joined the L’Arche community as the President and CEO of L’Arche Canada Foundation.  Gary comes to L’Arche with a wealth of fundraising experience, having served as President of North York General Hospital Foundation,...

The Globe and Mail on Jean Vanier: ''What we have to do is find the places of hope''

Jean Vanier created L’Arche to nurture a different kind of life: one focused on connection rather than commerce. More than 50 years later, Ian Brown goes on a journey to understand how simply admitting our weaknesses can make us strong. "I don’t want to overamp this, but at the end of a...

Jean Vanier wins the 2015 Templeton Prize

London, U.K., March 11, 2015 / Templeton Foundation / - Jean Vanier, the founder of L’ARCHE, a ground-breaking international network of communities where people with and without intellectual disabilities live and work together as peers, has been awarded the 2015 Templeton Prize. Valued...

Jean Vanier and L’Arche friends meet Pope Francis

Jean Vanier, along with a small delegation of core members and assistants and the Leaders of L’Arche International, met with Pope Francis  on March 21, 2014 to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day and the 50th Anniversary of L’Arche. Our society very often views the weak as people to be...

August 2013

Dear friends, When we arrived here at Orval (Odile drove me) there were no swallows. I expect they were waiting somewhere between Africa and here for a bit of warm air. And then without warning they zoomed...


Impact Bulletin Fall 2015

Making an Impact on our Society