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
Canada’s G7 priorities
As leaders of the world’s wealthiest nations gather in Italy for the G7 summit, World Vision urges the Canadian federal government to demonstrate leadership on the international stage by prioritizing humanitarian and development commitments to deliver real change to the most vulnerable.
May 25, 2017
Mayor, Olympian and hundreds more walk and run for clean water
Team World Vision will be hosting the world’s largest 6K Walk for Water in Richmond Hill. With over 500 participants from the GTA in attendance and over $50,000 raised nationally, this run will be full of energy and participants determined to make a difference no matter what their age, ability or personal circumstances.
May 08, 2017
Syrian refugees move to Azraq
The opening of a new refugee camp in Jordan marks a sad but significant milestone in the Syrian refugee crisis, according to the international humanitarian aid agency World Vision. The camp, which is located near the community of Azraq about 100 km east of Amman, has been under construction for several months and has the capacity to host 130,000 people.
April 29, 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