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Canada shows leadership in vaccine dose sharing

August 2021 - It has been heartbreaking to witness COVID-19 vaccines going to waste in Canada, which is why we were happy to see that Canada made two vaccine donations in August alone.

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Canada must increase Canadian aid in the new federal budget

August 2021 - On August 6, Results Canada made a submission for the Government of Canada's pre-budget consultations in advance of the upcoming 2022-2023 federal budget. We recommend at minimum that Canada invests the equivalent of at least 1% of what has been spent to address COVID-19 domestically towards a global response.

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Canada announces additional support for global COVID-19 response

July 2021 - Canada got us one step closer to ending COVID-19 everywhere with an additional donation of 17.7 million vaccine doses to low- and middle-income countries. The same day, the government launched a partnership with UNICEF Canada’s #GiveAVax campaign, which means they will match up to CAD$10 million of Canadians’ donations to the campaign!

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World leaders fall short of addressing urgent global needs at the G7 Summit

June 2021 - At the G7, global leaders should have stepped up with unprecedented, ambitious actions to end COVID-19 everywhere and mitigate against its devastating secondary impacts. Instead, they fell short and are letting the people of the world down.

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Canada can and must share vaccines now

June 2021 - Results Canada and 30 allied organizations are calling on Canada to join other wealthy countries in donating COVID-19 vaccine doses through COVAX - the global vaccine distribution initiative. On June 2, thanks to One Canada and Global Citizen Canada a press release was released detailing the call-to-action.

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Canada invests CAD$100 million in women and children

May 2021 - On May 7, the Global Financing Facility for Women, Children, and Adolescents (GFF) kicked-off its yearlong #ReclaimTheGains campaign with Canada as co-host. At the event, the Minister of International Development Karina Gould announced an initial CAD$100 million investment in the GFF to protect the health of women, children, and adolescents.

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Why Canada must Support a Temporary Waiver of IP during the COVID-19 Crisis

May 2021 - In a domestic context, Canada enacted sweeping federal legislation in March 2020 allowing the production of any product related to the fight against the pandemic, regardless of patent protection. It is this same type of comprehensive flexibility, urgently needed at a global level that is being debated and blocked by high-income countries within the WTO.

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World Immunization Week April 24-30, 2021: “Vaccines Bring Us Closer”

April 2021 - With all eyes on vaccines amid the COVID-19 pandemic, World Immunization Week (WIW) from April 24-30 offers an unprecedented opportunity to highlight the importance of immunization around the world. To end the pandemic, the majority of the world needs to be immune to COVID-19 and the safest way to achieve this is with a vaccine.

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Canada’s budget is missing a recovery plan for the world

April 2021 - On April 19, the government announced an additional CAD$375 million towards the global pandemic response, which is part of a CAD$1.4 billion increase in international assistance over 5 years. Much of this CAD$1.4 billion is targeted for spending this year, meaning that Canada does not have a recovery plan for the world and is failing to take action to #StopTheDeadlyDivide.

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A year of COVID-19: What’s led us to introduce a refreshed 1% Canadian aid ask

March 2021 - As of March 13, it has been one year to the day that Canada’s parliament shut down in response to COVID-19. In collaboration with our sector allies and with the support of many Results volunteers, we have refreshed our 1% ask of Canada.

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