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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

A group of Rohingya children laughing and mugging for the camera.
World Vision Canada honours Canadians with Heroes for Children awards
Six extraordinary individuals receive World Vision Heroes for Children awards celebrating the incredible power of advocacy and philanthropy.
January 25, 2021

A young Thai girl wears a mask and looks directly at the camera. She holds her hands together and is sitting on the floor with other children and teachers
IPSOS poll: COVID creates holiday havoc, but Canadians hopeful
Canadians confirm that COVID will have a huge impact on holiday celebrations and traditions this year, but most remain optimistic about the future, according to a new IPSOS poll conducted on behalf of World Vision.
December 01, 2020

A young Brazilian woman wears a mask and holds a baby and a relief kit.
Report: 80% of people surveyed say their country won’t be able to return to normal life until COVID-19 is under control everywhere
A report released today by World Vision warns 1.56 million people are at risk of dying in a deadlier second wave of COVID-19 if governments do not act to protect everyone globally.
September 01, 2020

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