volunteer actions

we take action to generate the political will to end extreme poverty

Our volunteers across Canada are committed to taking action for a world free of extreme poverty. From meetings with their Members of Parliament to writing Letters to the Editor (LTEs), see all of their actions in the table below and on our Tumblr page.

If you don’t see your actions below, please track them here.

Member of Parliament 
(MP) engagement
letters to the editor,
op-eds and articles
outreach
activities
Engagement DateType of EngagementEngagement PhotoCampaignVolunteer
2020-06-01Emailn/aLeave no one behindTayler Hernandez
2020-05-30Courriel individuel à 2 députésn/aNe laisser personne pour compteFranck Potwora
2020-05-30Emailn/aLeave no one behindDina Batoul
2020-05-13Courrieln/avaccinsFranck Potwora
2020-05-08Courrieln/avaccinsFranck Potwora
2020-05-08Phone calln/aVaccinesAJ Patel
2020-04-16Virtual meetingn/aVaccinesMichael Embaie, Randy Rudolph
2020-03-02Invitation to World TB Day reception on Parliament Hilln/aTuberculosisAimé Pingi
2020-03-02Invitation to World TB Day reception on Parliament Hilln/aTuberculosisYounes Boukhaffa
2020-01-25Pre-budget consultation town hallhttps://drive.google.com/open?id=1jQqI_91aTdkAq8WZzDqxpqMGhum7ojBQCanadian aidSherry Moran, Stephen St. Denis and Younes Boukhaffa
2020-01-17Meetinghttps://drive.google.com/open?id=1laTwJ61AaC3bd3mzY8MnKa9qHrjKc0pjVaccinesRoshelle Filart
2020-01-01Individual email to 30 different MPsn/aVaccinesMarnie Shaw
Submit DateCampaignPublication TitleMedia OutletVolunteer
2020-05-25Leave no one behindHappy to see that Canada careshttps://www.hilltimes.com/2020/05/25/happy-to-see-that-canada-cares-writes-reader/248828The Hill TimesConnie Lebeau
2020-05-25Leave no one behindTreatments and vaccines to coronavirus, once developed, should be accessible to all https://www.hilltimes.com/2020/05/25/249067/249067The Hill TimesDena Sharafdin
2020-05-23Leave no one behindCheers to Canada for backing Gavihttps://www.bclocalnews.com/opinion/letter-cheers-to-canada-for-backing-gavi/BC Local NewsConnie Lebeau
2020-05-21Leave no one behindGlobal fairnesshttps://theprovince.com/opinion/letters/letters-to-the-editor-may-22-3/wcm/faa579f2-f89f-489d-9038-bfd3d310bbcfThe ProvinceRandy Rudolph
2020-05-21Leave no one behindCanada a nation with world visionhttp://www.pentictonherald.ca/opinion/article_a889324a-9b6f-11ea-bb55-c77857367bcc.htmlPenticton HeraldConnie Lebeau
2020-05-20Leave no one behindGovernments must be guided by a common set of principles in response to the coronavirus https://www.hilltimes.com/2020/05/20/governments-must-be-guided-by-a-common-set-of-principles-in-response-to-the-coronavirus/248402The Hill TimesRobyn Christine Waite
2020-05-20Leave no one behindProud to be a Canadianhttp://www.kelownadailycourier.ca/opinion/article_09f82ae0-9bb1-11ea-a3d0-437f9fba3498.htmlKelowna Daily CourierConnie Lebeau
2020-05-19Leave no one behindGlobal health and economic impacthttps://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/letters/letters-may-19-high-density-living-clearing-the-table-worthy-advice-1.24137233Times ColonistConnie Lebeau
2020-05-18Leave no one behindLet's not leave anyone behindhttps://www.hilltimes.com/2020/05/18/lets-not-leave-anyone-behind/248016The Hill TimesNora Hagen
2020-05-06VaccinesDon't forget global commitment to vaccines during COVID crisishttps://www.hilltimes.com/2020/05/06/dont-forget-global-commitment-to-vaccines-during-covid-crisis-says-reader/245543The Hill TimesYounes Boukhaffa
2020-04-29VaccinesCOVID-19's impact unevenhttps://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editor/letters-april-29-570033842.htmlWinnipeg Free PressNina Huynh
2020-04-29VaccinesVaccines & the WHOhttp://www.bulletinaylmer.com/vaccines-the-who?id=964Bulletin d'AylmerMélissa Dubé
2020-04-28VaccinesVaccines work for all when used widelyThunder Bay Chronicle Journal (print only)Sherry Moran
2020-04-28VaccinesLet’s support the vaccines we have https://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/todays-letters-why-we-should-close-the-border-with-quebec-in-may/wcm/8a7549d5-6185-452f-82b9-c878b1192fcb/Ottawa CitizenJean-François Tardif
2020-04-27VaccinesNo one gets left behind and most vulnerable must have access to life-saving health-care services https://www.hilltimes.com/2020/04/27/243727/243727The Hill TimesRandy Rudolph
2020-04-23VaccinesPandemic doesn’t have equal impacts on rich and poorhttps://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/todays-letters-covid-19-front-lines-lets-thank-the-tradespeople/wcm/13376bf7-2c49-41ee-b49c-6f16bbfc050c/Ottawa CitizenNina Huynh
2020-04-21VaccinesCheapest, easiest way to save liveshttp://www.pentictonherald.ca/opinion/article_5c3736c0-8414-11ea-a3ca-eb43d7564362.htmlPentincton HeraldNora Hagen
2020-04-20VaccinesEasiest way to save liveshttps://www.journalpioneer.com/opinion/local-perspectives/letter-easiest-way-to-save-lives-439830/Journal PioneerNora Hagen
2020-04-20VaccinesEasiest way to save liveshttps://www.saltwire.com/opinion/local-perspectives/letter-easiest-way-to-save-lives-439830/ Saltwire NetworkNora Hagen
2020-04-20VaccinesEasiest way to save liveshttps://www.theguardian.pe.ca/opinion/local-perspectives/letter-easiest-way-to-save-lives-439830/The GuardianNora Hagen
2020-04-18VaccinesLet's find a curehttps://torontosun.com/opinion/letters/letters-to-the-editor-april-18-3Toronto SunNora Hagen
2020-04-11VaccinesVaccines crucial for allhttps://theprovince.com/opinion/letters/your-letters-for-april-11-2/wcm/85c80324-c236-44e5-b280-6f30569c84bd The ProvinceRandy Rudolph
2020-04-11VaccinesVaccines crucial for allhttps://calgaryherald.com/opinion/letters/your-letters-for-april-11-2/ Calgary HeraldRandy Rudolph
2020-04-08VaccinesSupporting international allies helps Canada, toohttps://www.hilltimes.com/2020/04/08/supporting-international-allies-helps-canada-too/242485The Hill TimesRandy Rudolph
2020-03-25TuberculosisFight against all infectious diseasesPrint onlyThunderbay Chronicle (print only)Randy Rudolph
2020-03-25TuberculosisWe must learn from, and remember, tuberculosis in our fight to end COVID-19https://www.hilltimes.com/2020/03/25/we-must-learn-from-and-remember-tuberculosis-in-our-fight-to-end-covid-19/240646The Hill TimesRobyn Christine Waite
2020-03-24TuberculosisDon't ignore other infectious diseaseshttps://edmontonjournal.com/opinion/letters/tuesdays-letters-u-of-a-pass-grades-unfair-to-students/ Edmonton JournalRandy Rudolph
2020-03-24TuberculosisTB is curable and preventablehttps://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/letters/letters-march-24-trail-use-safety-grocery-clerk-helps-in-difficult-situation-1.24104521Times ColonistAnita Mark
2020-03-23TuberculosisCOVID-19 and TBhttps://theprovince.com/opinion/letters/letters-to-the-editor-march-23-3/wcm/9ff4eb11-a9e3-4550-a91c-b847b0d96860The ProvinceRandy Rudolph
2020-03-23TuberculosisWe can stop TBhttps://www.journalpioneer.com/opinion/local-perspectives/letter-we-can-stop-tb-428420/The Journal PioneerSherry Moran
2020-03-23TuberculosisWe can stop TBhttps://www.theguardian.pe.ca/opinion/local-perspectives/letter-we-can-stop-tb-428420/ The GuardianSherry Moran
2020-03-23TuberculosisCOVID-19 and TBhttps://torontosun.com/opinion/letters/letters-to-the-editor-march-23-3Toronto SunRandy Rudolph
2020-03-23TuberculosisWe can stop TBhttps://www.saltwire.com/opinion/local-perspectives/letter-we-can-stop-tb-428420/ Saltwire NetworkSherry Moran
2020-03-20VaccinesCoronavirus gives look into anti-vaccinated worldhttps://www.vernonmorningstar.com/letters/letter-coronavirus-gives-look-into-anti-vaccinated-world/ Vernon Morning StarMarnie Shaw
2020-03-18VaccinesPanic overshadowing vaccine campaignhttps://www.journalpioneer.com/opinion/local-perspectives/letter-panic-overshadowing-vaccine-campaign-426121/The Journal PioneerSherry Moran
2020-03-18VaccinesPanic overshadowing vaccine campaignhttps://www.saltwire.com/opinion/local-perspectives/letter-panic-overshadowing-vaccine-campaign-426121/Saltwire NetworkSherry Moran
2020-03-18VaccinesPanic overshadowing vaccine campaignhttps://www.theguardian.pe.ca/opinion/local-perspectives/letter-panic-overshadowing-vaccine-campaign-426121/The GuardianSherry Moran
2020-03-18TuberculosisTB crisis likely to outlast COVID http://www.pentictonherald.ca/opinion/article_e5e2d880-6947-11ea-9e5d-3398a0b6884d.htmlPenticton HeraldSherry Moran
2020-03-17TuberculosisCOVID-19 and another pandemic http://www.siouxbulletin.com/letters-to-the-editor-covid-19-and-another-pandemic?id=783The Sioux Lookout BulletinSherry Moran
2020-03-10VaccinesNew virus distracts from existing criseshttp://www.pentictonherald.ca/opinion/article_930c39dc-62e7-11ea-8336-63246d4ba604.html Penticton HeraldSherry Moran
2020-03-05VaccinesWe need to support global vaccine alliancehttps://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/letters/todays-letters-on-vaccination-on-licence-plates-and-on-lrtOttawa CitizenSherry Moran
2020-03-05VaccinesNew virus distracts from existing criseshttp://www.kelownadailycourier.ca/opinion/letters_to_editor/article_46b9718a-5e78-11ea-a2c7-eb944600dee8.htmlKelowna Daily CourierSherry Moran
2020-02-27VaccinesIn race to fight the coronarivus, don't forget about vaccines needed elsewhere, says readerhttps://www.hilltimes.com/2020/02/26/in-race-to-fight-the-coronavirus-dont-forget-about-vaccines-needed-elsewhere-says-reader/236802The Hill TimesChitra Ramaswami
2020-02-19VaccinesVaccinate the poorhttps://www.theguardian.pe.ca/opinion/local-perspectives/letter-vaccinate-the-poor-412907/The GuardianChitra Ramaswami
2020-02-19VaccinesVaccinate the poorhttps://www.journalpioneer.com/opinion/local-perspectives/letter-vaccinate-the-poor-412907/ Journal PioneerChitra Ramaswami
2020-02-18VaccinesVaccines should not be a case of have and have nothttps://oshawaexpress.ca/vaccines-should-not-be-a-case-of-have-and-have-not/The Oshawa ExpressChitra Ramaswami
2020-02-13VaccinesLet’s think more widely about infectious diseases https://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/letters/todays-letters-on-coronavirus-and-on-ottawas-bywash/Ottawa CitizenJean-François Tardif
2020-02-06VaccinesVaccines can save millions of liveshttps://www.thespec.com/opinion-story/9843791-feb-6-transit-task-force-teachers-strike-and-other-letters-to-the-editor/The Hamilton SpectatorAdam Ranallo
2020-01-31VaccinesAide demandée pour éradiquer la poliomyélitehttp://www.entreelibre.info/2020/01/31/aide-demandee-eradiquer-poliomyelite/Entrée LibreFranck Potwora
2020-01-30VaccinesIncontournable vaccinationhttps://nouveau.eureka.cc/PdfLink/OpXgVzVbLhWpBHB4vZIG7cxPEEb_LJ8Jb4mdJEQDuGzWu_FlFeGBI49BfHcd00LTtrwEoc9DNl01Le SoleilMariette Bérubé, Denise Doiron, Moustapha FAYE, Laurent Marcoux, Paulette Leblanc
2020-01-29VaccinesIncontournable vaccinationhttps://www.lavoixdelest.ca/opinions/au-profit-des-femmes-violentees-8f167233790d01c2b5452777365a9d2bLa Voix de l'EstMariette Bérubé, Denise Doiron, Moustapha FAYE, Laurent Marcoux, Paulette Leblanc
2020-01-29VaccinesIncontournable vaccinationhttps://www.latribune.ca/opinions/au-profit-des-femmes-violentees-8f167233790d01c2b5452777365a9d2bLa TribuneMariette Bérubé, Denise Doiron, Moustapha FAYE, Laurent Marcoux, Paulette Leblanc
2020-01-29VaccinesIncontournable vaccinationhttps://www.lesoleil.com/opinions/carrefour-des-lecteurs/incontournable-vaccination-72df6c8e7aac91e962992edd26bfd079Le SoleilMariette Bérubé, Denise Doiron, Moustapha FAYE, Laurent Marcoux, Paulette Leblanc
2020-01-22VaccinesFeds must fund vaccineshttps://www.vernonmorningstar.com/letters/letter-feds-must-fund-vaccines/Vernon Morning StarFrancis Beckow
2020-01-15VaccinesLetters to the Editorhttps://www.ashcroftcachecreekjournal.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor-77/The Ashcroft-Cache Creek JounralFrancis Beckow
2020-01-15VaccinesLetters to the Editorhttps://www.bclocalnews.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor-107/BC Local NewsFrancis Beckow
2020-01-15VaccinesDiseases don't wait for government delays, says readerhttps://www.hilltimes.com/2020/01/15/diseases-dont-wait-for-government-delays-says-reader/230161The Hill TimesFrancis Beckow
2020-01-14VaccinesMinister Gould missing in actionhttp://www.kelownadailycourier.ca/opinion/article_791cda3e-36ed-11ea-a8c3-7b7760c6e891.htmlKelowna Daily CourierFrancis Beckow
2020-01-11VaccinesFund immunizationhttps://theprovince.com/opinion/letters/letters-to-the-editor-jan-11/wcm/50379dc0-0bee-4abf-9bb8-f3496bfc4387The ProvinceRandy Rudolph
2020-01-11VaccinesLetter: What is Canada waiting for on fighting polio?https://www.newwestrecord.ca/letter-what-is-canada-waiting-for-on-fighting-polio-1.24050729New Westminster RecordFrancis Beckow
2020-01-11VaccinesFund immunizationhttps://leaderpost.com/opinion/letters/letters-to-the-editor-jan-11Leader Post (print and digital)Randy Rudolph
2020-01-11VaccinesLetter: What is Canada waiting for on fighting polio?https://www.tricitynews.com/letter-what-is-canada-waiting-for-on-fighting-polio-1.24050729Tricity NewsFrancis Beckow
2020-01-11VaccinesLetter: What is Canada waiting for on fighting polio?https://www.burnabynow.com/opinion/your-letters/letter-what-is-canada-waiting-for-on-fighting-polio-1.24050729Burnaby NowFrancis Beckow
2020-01-10VaccinesLetter: Canada drops the ball on Global Polio Initiativehttps://www.eaglevalleynews.com/letters/letter-canada-drops-ball-on-global-polio-initiative/Eagle Valley NewsFrancis Beckow
2020-01-10VaccinesLetter: Canada drops the ball on Global Polio Initiativehttps://www.saobserver.net/letters/letter-canada-drops-ball-on-global-polio-initiative/Salmon Arm ObserverFrancis Beckow
2020-01-08VaccinesPolio funding needed to destroy the virus, Canada should step up https://www.hilltimes.com/2020/01/08/polio-funding-needed-to-destroy-the-virus-canada-should-step-up/229332The Hill TimesOliver Mark
2020-01-08VaccinesFocus on real challenges!http://www.bulletinaylmer.com/focus-on-real-challenges?id=964Bulletin d'AylmerRandy Rudolph
2020-01-04VaccinesLetter: We need to fund more immunizations, not warshttps://www.newwestrecord.ca/letter-we-need-to-fund-more-immunizations-not-wars-1.24046084New Westminster RecordRandy Rudolph
2020-01-04VaccinesLetter: We need to fund more immunizations, not warshttps://www.burnabynow.com/opinion/your-letters/letter-we-need-to-fund-more-immunizations-not-wars-1.24046084Burnaby NowRandy Rudolph
Activity DateType of ActivityCampaignVolunteer
March 24 2020Recognizing World TB Day - lighting up Civic Centre Clock Tower in Mississauga (postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic)Tuberculosisvolunteer
March 24 2020Recognizing World TB Day - ligthing up Calgary Tower in redTuberculosisCalgary volunteers
March 24 2020Recognizing World TB Day - ligthing up CN Tower and Toronto sign in redTuberculosisSarah Kamau, AJ Patel (and partners Toronto Public Health and Stop TB Canada)
March 24 2020Recognizing World TB Day - lighting up Niagara Falls in redTuberculosisvolunteer
March 24 2020Recognizing World TB Day - ligthing up Montreal Tower in redTuberculosisFranck Potwora
March 21 2020Pacific Regional Conference (virtual)VaccinesVictoria Group with Anita Mark and Sam Weller part of the organizing committee
February 24 2020General meetingVaccinesCarleton University Group - Courtney Campbell and Michael Snow
January 17 2020Recruitment boothVaccinesCarleton University Group - Courtney Campbell and Michael Snow
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