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
Mobilizing lifesaving assistance to South Sudan
After intense fighting followed by a fragile ceasefire in Juba, South Sudan, World Vision is mobilizing its emergency response to provide lifesaving assistance to thousands of newly displaced people.
July 14, 2016
Campaign for Children in Saskatchewan launched today
Today World Vision is launching the Campaign for Children in Saskatchewan. It is an opportunity for the international aid organization to thank residents for their incredible generosity, and give others a chance to sponsor a child and change a life.
June 20, 2016
World Refugee Day media invitation
On June 20, media are invited to World Refugee Day events held across the country. From Victoria, BC, to Rosthern, SK, to Winnipeg, MB, to Pictou, NS, and places in between, Canadians will gather to show support to the 60 million displaced people worldwide.
June 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
Canada's role at the World Humanitarian Summit
Leaders gathering at next week’s World Humanitarian Summit in Turkey must put child well-being at the centre of discussions and take into account the voices of young people themselves, according to World Vision, Canada’s largest international development agency.
May 20, 2016
Global water issues affect women and girls most
Globally, water issues affect women and girls most deeply. According to international NGO World Vision, when water is scarce it is women and girls who sacrifice the most. Without clean water it’s not just their health that is in danger, but also their safety and their opportunities to invest in a brighter future.
May 11, 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