Proposed Canadian Modern Slavery Bill draws needed attention to a pressing issue
Today in the House of Commons, the Honourable John McKay, P.C., Member of Parliament for Scarborough-Guildwood, tabled the Modern Slavery Bill. The proposed bill would oblige Canadian corporations to report on measures taken to prevent and reduce the risk of child and forced labour in their supply chains and would ban the import of such goods.
December 13, 2018
World Vision hunts for the next change-makers
World Vision is seeking out the sharpest brains across Canada to design next-generation solutions that will solve some of the world’s crucial development challenges.
December 12, 2018
Rohingya Repatriation Risk
World Vision joins more than 40 agencies deeply concerned about the dangers of a premature return of refugees to Myanmar.
November 09, 2018
2018 Giving Season
Find stories and images about the gifts offered in World Vision Canada’s gift catalogue, and the impact those gifts have made. Participate in a life-changing journey by helping others give meaningful gifts this Christmas.
October 23, 2018
Taking action on Canada's child labour problem
Canada’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development has issued a new report entitled: “A Call to Action: Ending the Use of All Forms of Child Labour in Supply Chains.” The report offers realistic solutions, including legislative action, that can and should be adopted to address child and forced labour in Canadian supply chains, according to World Vision, Canada’s largest international development and relief organization.
October 16, 2018
World Vision Canada’s past President appointed to the Order of Canada
World Vision Canada offers sincere congratulations to past President, Dave Toycen, C.M., O.Ont., who was appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada today. The Order of Canada represents one of highest honours a civilian can receive, recognizing outstanding lifelong achievement, commitment to community, and distinguished service to the nation.
June 29, 2018
UGLY SIDE OF THE CANADIAN BEAUTY INDUSTRY
Today, on World Day Against Child Labour, World Vision has released a new report on Canadian links to this global issue. The “Hidden Cost of Beauty” report uncovers the high risk of child labour in Canada’s multi-billion dollar cosmetics market and stresses the need for legislative action and other realistic solutions to address this Canadian issue
June 12, 2018
Education is elevated on the global agenda
Canadian coalition of leading development, humanitarian and grassroots advocacy organizations welcomes historic announcement for the education of children - especially girls - living in crisis-situations.
June 09, 2018