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Press Releases & Resources

World Vision Heroes for Children winners
World Vision recognizes Canadian “heroes for children”
Five Canadian “heroes” received World Vision Heroes for Children awards for their commitment and passion in helping the world’s most vulnerable girls and boys.
January 24, 2022

Polar Bear Dippers splash around Lake Ontario.
Canada’s largest Polar Bear Dip raises money for clean water with dip-at-home challenge
The Courage Polar Bear Dip, the largest and longest-running charity event of its kind in Canada, this year aims to raise $100,000 to support World Vision’s clean water initiatives by allowing to participants to “dip their own way” this New Year’s.
December 23, 2021

Outside of the World Vision Canada office in Mississauga.
Canada’s Top 100 Employers recognizes World Vision Canada for employee benefits
Canada’s Top 100 Employers recognizes World Vision Canada for employee benefits. The humanitarian, development and advocacy agency is recognized for 12th consecutive year.
December 03, 2021

A boy digs mica from the side of a hill with a hoe.
Black Friday and a dark decade: Child labour numbers and risky goods imported to Canada continue to increase
World Vision has been advocating to end child labour for 10 years. Yet Canadian imports of everyday products that are at risk of being produced by child or forced labour has increased to $43 billion as of 2020.
November 23, 2021

Ndjiole stands in front of a blue tower in a field, holding his staff.
If COP26 negotiations fail, more children face starvation, warns new World Vision report

A new report released by international aid agency World Vision says that millions of vulnerable children cannot afford for climate change talks in Glasgow to fail, given how many are already on the edge of famine-like conditions.

November 08, 2021

Image: A young girl wearing a green hijab stares into the camera with a somber expression.
Rapid global food inflation and income collapse due to COVID-19 puts millions more lives at risk, warns new World Vision report
A new report by aid agency World Vision warns that rapidly rising global food prices leading to increased levels of hunger and malnutrition, could have deadly consequences for millions of people living in the most vulnerable countries.
September 23, 2021

A group of Haitian people search through the rubble of homes that were destroyed in the August 14 earthquake
Canadian charities join forces to raise funds for Haiti
In response to the devastating earthquake in western Haiti on August 14, leading Canadian aid agencies, including World Vision Canada – through the Humanitarian Coalition – are launching an appeal to raise funds and rush emergency assistance to people in need.
August 17, 2021

A young Rohingya girl walks home from a child friendly space in Cox's Bazar.
$5 million donation will help impact millions of lives around the world
World Vision Canada is honoured to receive a $5 million anonymous gift that will make a difference in the lives of approximately 17 million people.
July 12, 2021

Two women and five young children shelter among the rubble and debris of what once was their shelter in a refugee camp.
Vaccine inequality putting refugees and Canadians at unacceptable risk, warns new report and poll by World Vision
A new World Vision report and Abacus poll reveals refugees and internally displaced people are at high risk of contracting COVID-19 yet remain the lowest priority group when it comes to vaccinations and health services, putting millions at risk.
June 15, 2021

A young Indian girl wears a mask and holds an orange notebook.
India's surging COVID-19 crisis and how Canadians can help
Second wave in India a sign that the pandemic battleground is shifting primarily to developing countries, warns World Vision 
April 29, 2021

Number of refugee children who say they need mental health support more than triples because of COVID-19, warns new report
70% of displaced and refugee children say they need psychosocial support, more than three times the estimated 22% prior to COVID-19, according to a new report from World Vision and War Child.
April 28, 2021

A young Kenyan boy stands outside in front of the ruins of a shelter
On Earth Day, world’s poorest still paying highest price of Climate Change
To mark Earth Day, World Vision is calling on global leaders to fully respond to the climate crisis as a tsunami of climate related disasters threaten to wipe out decades of development advances.
April 22, 2021

A woman from Ecuador helps a child on with a mask
World Vision: one year of COVID-19 wiping out 20 years of progress on poverty, hunger, disease and gender equality
From increased violence, to compromised health, to lost education and rising poverty and hunger, an entire generation of the world’s most vulnerable children is at risk.
March 11, 2021

Children playing with toys on the ground near a tent.
Cost of ten year Syrian war hits US$1.2 trillion says new World Vision report
A new report from World Vision reveals an entire generation has been completely disrupted, compromising Syria’s recovery and economic growth, once the war finally ends.
March 04, 2021

a young Mexican boy looks at coffee beans through the leaves of coffee plants.
Report: $Billions in Canadian Food Imports May Contain Child Labour
$3.7 billion in Canadian food imports at risk of being produced by children, nearly 10% of all food coming into Canada, according to new World Vision report.
February 03, 2021

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