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Health, International, Politics

Canada announces $93.7M funding for sexual and reproductive health

Aid groups are praising Ottawas’s pledge to allocate $93.7 million to fund projects supporting sexual and reproductive health and rights for millions of women and girls in developing countries whose access to these services has been severely curtailed as a »

Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Canadians would support greater global effort to fight pandemic: poll

A new poll released by World Vision Canada on Friday suggests that the majority of Canadians would support greater involvement by the federal government in international efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic globally despite concerns about the ballooning federal deficit. »

Society

Survey: Young Canadians feeling impact from COVID-19 lockdown

Young Canadians are feeling most impacted compared to older Canadians due to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, according to a study commissioned by World Vision Canada, published on Wednesday. The study found that younger Canadians aged 18 to 29 said that »

Health

World Vision calls for protection of vulnerable children during pandemic

World Vision Canada is urging the government of Canada to be a part of a global effort to help prevent COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus, from having an effect on the lives of child refugees, migrants and impoverished children.  “We »

International

Forced repatriation of Rohingya condemned

World Vision Canada and 40 other humanitarian and civil society agencies are expressing concerns about plans to send more than 2,200 Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar on November 15, 2018. Over 700,000 Rohingya people fled to Bangladesh after Myanmar’s military »