Hurricane Irma: how Canadians can help
Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded, struck the Dominican Republic and Haiti today with sustained winds of up to 295 km/h coupled with torrential rainfall. While the extent of damage is still being assessed, World Vision is deeply concerned about the impact of this powerful hurricane on children.
September 07, 2017
Trip of a lifetime with Tom Cochrane
Oakville, Ontario resident Celina Close is the lucky winner of the Mad Mad World 25th Anniversary Fan Contest. As part of the prize, she will embark on a trip of a lifetime to Nepal this Fall with Canadian music legend and humanitarian Tom Cochrane.
July 21, 2017
Canada's child labour problem
June 12, 2017
Today, on World Day Against Child Labour, World Vision has released a new report
on the Canadian links to this global issue. The “Canada’s child & forced labour problem” report uncovers the high risk of child and forced labour in common Canadian household products, the overwhelming Canadian consumer demand for legislative action and other realistic solutions required to address this Canadian issue.
Dean Brody joins World Vision 6K for Water
Multi Canadian Country Music Award (CCMA) and Juno award-winning Canadian country music star Dean Brody is coming to Kelowna, B.C., announced World Vision Canada today.
June 09, 2017
Event: Ottawa Child Labour Challenge
On World Day Against Child Labour, June 12, more than 100 Ottawa students in grades 4 and 6 will experience realistic simulations of what it's like to be one of 85 million kids around the world who suffer in dirty, degrading and dangerous jobs.
June 09, 2017
Famine Relief Fund
World Vision Canada commends the Canadian Government for establishing a Famine Relief Fund to help those impacted by the hunger crisis. World Vision Canada joined other aid organizations in urging the Federal Government to match private donations for humanitarian efforts in South Sudan, Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Yemen, Nigeria and neighbouring countries.
May 29, 2017
Sixth annual community ride for clean water
Wheels for Wells is inviting Calgary residents to bike 10km, 30km, 50km or 90km to raise awareness and funds for the World Vision Canada “Build A Well” project in Sudan.
May 29, 2017
G7: Blah Blah Bust
This year’s G7 summit has ended without substantial commitments to help the world’s most vulnerable, according to humanitarian and development organization World Vision Canada. Instead of meaningfully addressing the world’s most pressing problems, more attention was paid to handshakes. Unless Canada steps up in 2018, the days of the G7 as a forum for real visionary change may well be numbered.
May 27, 2017
Brooke Henderson is golfing for a cause
Canadian LPGA star and 2015 Canadian Press Female Athlete of the Year Brooke Henderson will be featured at the first Annual World Vision Golf Tournament, this June 23 at Angus Glen Golf Club in Markham.
May 26, 2017