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
Canadian youth go hungry so others can be HungerFree
For the 45th year, Canadian youth from coast to coast are participating in the 30 Hour Famine this weekend. Thousands of Canadian teens will go hungry for 30 hours with the goal of raising $650,000 to fight hunger around the world.
April 29, 2016
One Year Later: World Vision update on Nepal recovery
World Vision joins the people of Nepal in remembering the one-year mark of the April 2015 earthquake - honouring lost loved ones while recognizing the strong community solidarity and support that helped save thousands.
April 25, 2016
Ecuador earthquake how Canadians can help
International aid and development agency World Vision is on the ground and responding to Saturday’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake centred in Manabi, northwest Ecuador.
April 18, 2016
Clean water: fact vs. fiction
Clean water changes lives, and the simple act of providing a new community in developing countries with access to this valuable resource makes a world of difference.
April 12, 2016
A new infographic released by development agency World Vision shows some unexpected facts and fictions about water issues in the developing world. It highlights significant ways lack of clean water is affecting millions of people, and the need for continued improvement.
Canadian focus on the most fragile
On World Health Day, the critical key for Canada to help unlock further global progress in women's and children's health is to prioritize places affected by instability, conflict and disaster, says Canada's largest international development organization
April 07, 2016
Event hosted by Suits star Meghan Markle brings clean water to children
On World Water Day, March 22, hope-filled paintings created by students in Rwanda raised enough money to help World Vision build a well. The paintings were the focus of the Watercolour Project event, hosted by lifestyle expert and actor, Meghan Markle at LUMAS gallery in Toronto.
March 24, 2016
Spreading the love in Hamilton this Family Day
World Vision Canada celebrates the generosity of Canadians with a special Family Day Event along Hamilton’s waterfront. The community is encouraged to come out to Pier 8 on Monday, February 20 to enjoy free skating courtesy of World Vision Canada.
February 17, 2016
Syria plan a "half-step in the right direction"
Today, the International Syria Support Group (ISSG), a 17-member collection of global leaders, agreed to a plan for the cessation of hostilities and to accelerate and expand aid deliveries. But there are additional steps that can and should be taken to end this conflict, according to World Vision, Canada’s largest international aid agency.
February 12, 2016
Canadian solutions for ending the Syrian crisis
World Vision Canada acknowledges the Government of Canada’s announcement today that it would cease airstrikes against ISIS by February 22. But there are additional steps that can and should be taken to end this conflict, according to the international aid agency.
February 08, 2016