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On average, Canadians give a little less than 1 per cent (0.8) of their annual income to charity. But there are significant differences between communities. (iSTOCKPHOTO)
On average, Canadians give a little less than 1 per cent (0.8) of their annual income to charity. But there are significant differences between communities. (iSTOCKPHOTO)

Which Canadian communities gave the most to charity? Add to ...

The GIV3 foundation is named for the idea of giving 3 per cent of one’s income to charity, a level far above where Canada stands today. Using tax-filer data from 2011, the foundation figured out charitable giving as a percentage of income by province, city – and even census tract.

Below is a chart listing the amount of charitable donations in cities across Canada, based on federal T1 tax filings showing the average donation level as a percentage of that community's per-capita income.

Percentage of income donated in T1 tax returns, by city

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