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Volunteers, we care about your wellbeing

June 2021 - Over a year ago, volunteers everywhere had to adjust to new virtual ways of taking action because of the COVID-19 pandemic. With more online opportunities came Zoom fatigue and additional mental health challenges. It is easy to feel stressed out by our current realities. This is a reminder of the importance of self-care as a volunteer advocate year-round. Please make time to reset and take great care of yourself.

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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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Get involved this National Volunteer Week

April 2021 - Get involved this National Volunteer Week! For an organization powered by the dedication of its volunteers, National Volunteer Week is an important week for Results Canada. This week-long celebration is an opportunity to highlight the tireless efforts our volunteers contribute all year and to share how much we appreciate them.

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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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Fellowship across borders

March 2021 - A Fellowship program now exists in Canada thanks to a recent collaboration between RESULTS U.S. and Results Canada. The Fellowship program is a prime example of how sharing resources can lead to the building of a new initiative that can be implemented around the world.

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Black History Month in Canada

February 2021 - February is Black History Month in Canada. We must actively and intentionally weave anti-oppression into our advocacy to ensure that as we work to eliminate extreme poverty, we are simultaneously striving to eliminate structural and systemic white-supremacy, racism, and inequities.

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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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Take action on Oct 17: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

October 2020 - The best defense against hopelessness? Taking action and getting results. Saturday October 17 is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. It’s a day when the world pauses to reflect on the devastating impact of extreme poverty, violence and hunger. It’s also a day when we stand together powerfully with those living in poverty to commit to fighting for a more equitable and hopeful world.

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Solidarity and anti-racism: how to educate yourself and take action

June 2020 - Results Canada stands in solidarity with those directly impacted by the systemic racism and inequality that exists in every country in the world. In keeping with our experience in ‘education and action’, we have compiled the following list of resources to help you learn about anti-racism so you can take action against injustice.

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Impact of COVID-19 on global poverty reduction

May 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed to us the frailty of even the strongest health systems worldwide and its impact will reverberate far beyond the health sector. One thing is clear: the poorest and most vulnerable are going to be hardest hit by the pandemic. [...]

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Compassion and solidarity: recognizing the power of our volunteers

April 2020 - We’re living in exceptional times. While there is a lot of uncertainty, there is also a lot of compassion and solidarity. Across the country and the world, people are stepping up to help one another – from family members and friends, to neighbours and strangers. Neighbours are picking up food, countless communities are […]

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