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
Protecting education from attack
Members of the Canadian International Education Policy Working Group (CIEPWG) and the International Child Protection Network of Canada (ICPNC), wrote to commend the Government of Canada for taking a strong stand against attacks on education by endorsing the Safe Schools Declaration, as well as for endorsing and implementing the Guidelines for Protecting Schools and Universities from Military Use during Armed Conflict.
April 10, 2017
Ontario ignoring child slavery
A new poll released today reveals that Ontarians feel conflicted about child labour and how they may be fueling the tragedy. Commissioned by World Vision a few weeks after the Bangladesh factory disaster, the Ipsos Reid survey found that 73 per cent of Ontarians think it’s easy to turn a blind eye to child labour in developing countries.
July 16, 2016
G7 leaders: It’s time to change the way we do business
As the 2016 G7 summit gets underway, World Vision has identified key priorities for the leaders of the richest and most powerful nations to deliver real hope to vulnerable children around the world, particularly those caught up in supply chains, conflicts and natural disasters.
May 26, 2016
Global Health Town Hall with Justin Trudeau
In response to today’s announcement from the Government of Canada of increased support for the Global Fund, World Vision Canada’s president Michael Messenger made the following comments.
May 09, 2016
5 things you need to know about children and mining
5 Things You Need to Know About Children and Mining is a complementary resource for World Vision’s report about children working as artisanal miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Child Miners Speak.
May 13, 2013