Celebrating Tom Cochrane's influence and impact
A night of celebration will recognize Tom Cochrane for his leadership, impact and inspiration, both as a musician and humanitarian. As Cochrane celebrates the 25th anniversary of his hit album Mad, Mad World, it is also a chance to commemorate his hit song Life is a Highway, which was inspired by his work with World Vision.
October 20, 2016
Haiti: more than a million people in "dire need"
More than a million people in Haiti have been affected by Hurricane Matthew and are in dire need of life saving supplies, particularly clean water, according to World Vision, Canada’s largest international aid agency.
October 11, 2016
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