February 12, 2016 – Today, the International Syria Support Group agreed to a plan for the cessation of hostilities and to accelerate and expand aid deliveries. But there are additional steps that can and should be taken to end this conflict, according to World Vision.
February 8, 2016 – As International Development Week gets underway, major investments from public and private sources have created a Canadian-led initiative to tackle prematurity, now the leading cause of death in children under age five.
February 8, 2016 – World Vision Canada acknowledges the Government of Canada’s announcement today that it would cease airstrikes against ISIS by February 22, but there are additional steps that can and should be taken to end this conflict.
Giving to others a sure-fire way to impress your Valentine
February 4, 2016 - With Valentine's Day
right around the corner, men and women across the country are preparing to wow their loved ones. For those who may be unsure about what to get their special someone, World Vision gifts are sure to be a hit
Children’s lives at stake unless Syria Crisis funding ‘shifts up a gear’
February 3, 2016 – World leaders gathering in London, England this week must make a realistic and robust funding pledge
for families who have fled the Syria conflict, and there must be serious commitments made to ensure humanitarian access
for the millions of people still in need inside Syria.
Canada extends lifeline to Syrian children
January 7, 2016 – World Vision is encouraged by the Government of Canada’s announcement today that it will extend match funding through the Syrian Emergency Relief Fund until the end of February.
Record breaking year for Courage Polar Bear Dip
January 1, 2016 - More than 800 enthusiastic dippers braved below freezing temperatures to ring in the New Year with adventure at the 31st annual Courage Polar Bear Dip.
Largest New Year’s Polar Bear Dip in GTA will break records this year
December 29, 2015 - A festive New Year tradition and Canada’s largest charity dip, the Courage Polar Bear Dip returns for its 31st annual event on New Year’s Day 2016.
December 1, 2015 – In the lead up to International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, World Vision’s child protection policy advisor, Reena Vohra, debunks six myths about the worst forms of child labour.
December 1, 2015 – Over the past two months residents of the Windsor – Guelph region sponsored 1,460 children, which will change the lives of these children, their families and communities.
December 1, 2015 - For every charity gift of Two Hens and a Rooster purchased this week, Burnbrae Farms will donate an additional $20 to World Vision, up to a value of $10,000.
November 28, 2015 - World Vision welcomes Canada's new $2.65 billion contribution to help developing countries adapt to the impacts of climate change.
November 27, 2015 - World Vision is urging Canadians to support newly arriving Syrian families and unveiled a list of practical tips on how to help them adjust to life in Canada.
November 20, 2015 – Today Prime Minister Trudeau released an encouraging statement to mark National Child Day, according to World Vision, Canada’s largest child-focused international development organization.
November 18, 2015 - Tommy Tam of the Canadian Golf Teachers Federation, Markham Regional Councillor Joe Li and Markham Councillor (Ward 2) Allan Ho presented a cheque for $51,520 to World Vision Canada to support the aid agency’s on-going Nepal Earthquake Response.
November 13, 2015 - The World Vision Gift Catalogue is giving families the gift of time together, with two complimentary screenings of modern holiday film favourites: How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Elf.
November 9, 2015 - The international community must agree to a bold new deal for Syria’s refugees if it is serious about tackling the largest humanitarian crisis since World War II, seven aid agencies warned today in a new report.
November 9, 2015 - World Vision, Canada's largest child-focused international development agency, is pleased to announce that it has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2016.
Holiday poll predicts Canadians will be more 'nice' than 'naughty' this year
November 5, 2015 - Canadians are frustrated with what they see as an overly commercial holiday season, according to a recent poll, and hope to do more this season to focus on the aspects of the holidays that matter most.
October 23, 2015 – As the latest Integrated Food Security Report (IPC) on South Sudan is released, World Vision reports it is reaching further into the country’s conflict areas to help stem a growing food crisis.
October 23, 2015 - Six months after a devastating earthquake struck Nepal, World Vision continues to overcome enormous obstacles to help people in need in one of Asia's poorest landlocked nations.
October 20, 2015 - Business, education and civil society leaders will gather tomorrow to discuss the need for Canadian supply chain transparency legislation to address the worst forms of child labour.
October 19, 2015 - As the election results become known, it's important to highlight the interest that Canadians expressed in global affairs during this campaign.
Oscar Peterson’s legacy lives on through donation to World Vision
October 19, 2015 – World Vision is pleased to announce that Kelly Peterson, widow of legendary Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson, has donated a portion of the proceeds of a recent online auction of her late husband’s personal effects.
October 15, 2015 – To mark World Food Day, World Vision encourages Canadians to help take a bite out of global hunger by enjoying the most lavish meal they can afford.
October 7, 2015 - Today World Vision is launching the Southwestern Ontario Campaign for Children. It is an opportunity for people in the region to sponsor a child and change a life.