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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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Canada commits CAD$300M for global access to COVID-19 vaccine and to tackle the growing humanitarian crisis

June 2020 - In Canada, we may have slowed COVID-19, but global case numbers continue to rise, particularly in countries that do not have our resources or health infrastructure. We know diseases do not stop at borders. As long as the virus poses a threat globally, it threatens our health, our security, and our economy.

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Canadian leadership on global vaccines will save millions and is critical to our COVID-19 response

May 2020 - On May 12, 2020 the Canadian Government announced that it will commit CAD $600 million over 5 years to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance (Gavi) and CAD $190 million over 4 years for the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI). These investments will be critical in helping Gavi and GPEI achieve their routine immunization goals as well […]

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Words from our Executive Director on COVID-19

April 2020 - Dear fellow change-makers, As the world grapples with the quickly evolving coronavirus, I wanted to reach out on behalf of all of us here at Results Canada and let you know that we hope you, your family and loved ones are safe and healthy. I also wanted to assure you that our work to advocate […]

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COVID-19 and its impact on global health

March 2020 - As we continue to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, we know it will take everyone working together to tackle this global health crisis. We are regularly updating this page with information, FAQs, relevant articles and resources to support you in communicating and advocating for the world’s most vulnerable populations.

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A personal note from Results Canada's Executive Director on the postponement of the National Conference

March 2020 - Dear Results Canada friends and allies, After careful consideration of the evolving situation around COVID-19, Results Canada has taken the decision to postpone our National Conference, From Action to Impact: Working Together to End Extreme Poverty, which was planned for this spring in Ottawa (May 2-4). The safety of our volunteers, staff, partners and allies […]

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