A study of income tax filings from 2012 by The Fraser Institute has named Manitoba the most Charitable Canadians for the 16th year in a row. 25% of Manitobans donated to charity in 2012. Manitobans also gave the highest amount relative to their average income, at 0.84%
Nunavut was named the worst when it comes to number of people who donated to charities at only 9.3%.
Charitable Giving in the 2012 Tax Year
|Canadian jurisdiction||Percentage of tax filers donating to registered charities||Percentage of combined income donated to charity|
|Prince Edward Island||24.2||0.62|
|Newfoundland & Labrador||20.7||0.41|
Great job Manitoba! You’ve brought happiness to those in need. [CJOB]