Hurricane Matthew: how Canadians can help Haiti
Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti today with damaging sustaining winds of up to 230kph coupled with torrential rainfall. The extent of damage is still being assessed as Haitians brace for massive flooding and landslides that could put their lives, homes, neighbourhoods and livelihoods at risk.
October 03, 2016
Canadian commitments at Refugees Summit
At the Summit for Refugees and Migrants in New York, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to increase humanitarian assistance for 2016-2017 by at least 10% over the 2015-2016 total of $684 million.
September 20, 2016
Saskatchewan residents changed the lives of 1,200 children this summer
International aid agency World Vision is thankful to the residents of Saskatchewan for their overwhelming generosity in the fight to end child poverty. Last week marked the end of the Campaign for Children, an opportunity for more people in the province to help children around the world. Over the summer, Saskatchewan citizens sponsored 1,200 children, which will change the lives of these children, their families and communities.
September 01, 2016
UN peace operations need more Canada
World Vision Canada welcomes today's announcement by the Government of Canada to $430m over three years to UN peace operations and commit up to 600 military and up to 150 police personnel.
August 26, 2016
South Sudan Peace Deal Anniversary
August 26, 2016
South Sudan continues to be threatened by violence, mass internal displacement and extreme food insecurity one year after it signed a peace deal to end 20-months of conflict, according to World Vision.
World Vision launches Rise up! Daughters of India
Rise Up! Daughters of India is an integrated project that aims to engage the Indian diaspora in Canada to help Indian girls stay in school, through the provision of toilet facilities.
August 08, 2016
Celebrating Saskatchewan's compassion
On Saturday July 17, development agency World Vision hosted a BBQ in Saskatoon to celebrate the difference the people of Saskatchewan are making across the globe. The free event was manned by volunteers, and was a chance to highlight the generosity of people of Saskatchewan, many of whom advocate for and help some of the world’s most vulnerable children.
July 17, 2016
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