Recognized as Top Charity in Canada

Published by Maclean's, Trails ranked 2nd in the youth category and 4th overall of Canada's Best Charities. The Canada's Best Charities 2020 list helps Canadians evaluate where to allocate charity contributions. Our inclusion on this highly respected list validates Trails impact with a 95% grade. The Charity Intelligence assessment investigates financial metrics and transparency, rewarding those with the most effective use of donations.

John McIntosh

Governance Comittee / Secretary / Past Chair

After over 30 years with Bank of Montreal in Human Resources, John retired. While with the Bank he was the Chairman of the Ontario “Fountain of Hope “ (the Employee giving Foundation) where he continued with his volunteer work with several Charitable organizations in the GTA. This role enabled him to become more aware of the needs of many Charitable Organizations in the Toronto Area.

John has been a volunteer with several Organizations including Bloorview Childrens’ Hospital, Meals on Wheels, Out of the Cold Programme, and Rotary International where he is currently a Member of the Rotary Club of Toronto Eglinton - he served as Chairman of the Youth and Vocational Committee, Foundation Chairman and is a Past President of the Club.

John continues his work with Trails after serving as its Chairman from 2010 - 2016 and is now its Secretary.