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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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Webinar FREE! February 23, 7pm ET - Results Canada advocacy skills webinar series: getting LTEs and op-eds published

February 2021 - Results Canada is hosting an interactive, year-long webinar series that will help equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to be an active advocate for eradicating poverty worldwide. Whether you’re new to advocacy or a seasoned Results volunteer, you will benefit from topics following two broad streams: skills expansion and issues knowledge.

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Do you want to participate in upcoming Results Canada events? Consult our calendar to learn about opportunities and volunteer led activities.

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Join us on March 24 for World TB Day

February 2021 - More than 4,000 people die every day from tuberculosis (TB). To raise awareness, the international community puts the spotlight on World TB Day every year on March 24. It is a globally recognized day for people around the world to stand in solidarity with the millions of people who suffer from TB, and the millions who have lost their lives.

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Results Canada Virtual National Conference 2020

from action to impact: advocacy to inspire hope and solutions in uncertain times A big thank you to everyone who attended our National Conference on November 14 and 15 – our first virtual conference ever! You have all helped reignite our conviction tha ...

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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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