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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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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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May 13 at 12pm ET: Results Canada webinar - Parliamentary Engagement 101 (in French only)

May 2021 - Join us for a webinar on parliamentary engagement for beginners. We are going to cover the basics of advocacy, how the federal government functions and how to effectively communicate with a Member of Parliament. Please note that this webinar will be held in French only.

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May 25 at 7pm ET: Results Canada Webinar - #RaiseYourHand for education

May 2021 - COVID-19 has created the largest education disruption in history, with the number of out-of-school children growing substantially for the first time in decades. The urgency to act on education has never been greater. Join us for this webinar to learn (or re-learn!) how you can effectively use digital advocacy to #RaiseYourHand for education.

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Info session: volunteering with Results Canada

Have you recently joined as a volunteer or you want to know more about volunteering? Register for one of our upcoming online information sessions.

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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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