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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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My favourite advocacy moment

May 2021 - "Over my long affiliation with Results Canada (15 years and counting) as a volunteer, a donor, and an on and off Executive Director, I’ve been fortunate to have many amazing moments as an advocate. Every day I feel lucky to be doing this work alongside so many people who inspire me. However, one day in particular stands out and I’ve grown to think of it as my favourite advocacy moment." - Chris Dendys, Executive Director

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Volunteers go above and beyond for World Tuberculosis (TB) Day despite the pandemic

March 2021 - Despite the challenges posed by COVID-19, Results Canada volunteers made it clear on World TB Day (March 24, 2021) that they care about ending tuberculosis (TB). They demonstrated their collective voice by taking action to light up a record number of landmarks in red, securing Mayor proclamations, and gaining media attention.

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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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Participate in Canada's pre-budget consultations

February 2021 - Last spring, the Government of Canada was supposed to release their annual budget but due to increased financial uncertainty caused by the pandemic, it was put on hold. As many countries face inwards to address domestic needs, the devastating secondary effects of COVID-19 are widening the gaps of inequality around the world. Before February 19, make your voice heard in this year’s federal budget so we can #StopTheDeadlyDivide.

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Saying goodbye to 2020

December 2020 - When COVID-19 struck, Results volunteers stepped into high-gear. As early as April, we were all demanding Canadian leadership to #EndCovidEverywhere and calling on the government to invest the equivalent of at least 1% of what we’d spent on our domestic pandemic response to the global effort, or CAD$2.3B in new international aid.

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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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