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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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Do's and Don'ts: How to talk about poverty and coronavirus

Words are powerful and the way we choose to communicate as global health advocates is important. Here are some messaging tips for you to consider when talking about poverty and the coronavirus:
DO: put marginalized communities at the center
DON'T: use “our” safety as justification for global action

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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: Working together in unprecedented times

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

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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Our volunteers don’t wear capes but are global heroes

May 2020 - On May 12, Canada announced funds to continue their support of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) – two global initiatives that will help save 7-8 million lives and bring us closer to a world free of polio as well as ensure an effective global COVID-19 response [...]

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Adrianna Lemieux

April 2020 - "Results is an amazing platform where so many voices are heard. It gives me the opportunity to discuss issues that I am passionate about, and to connect with people with similar interests and mindsets." Enthusiastic about international development and eager to make an impact, Adrianna recently joined Results Canada with the goal to start and […]

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Celebrating our volunteer award winners

April 2020 - We normally organize an evening of celebration and recognition for our volunteers during our biennial National Conference. As we have decided to postpone the conference, we decided not to postpone the celebration and to make it a virtual one! Our volunteers are incredible: they take time to speak up against extreme poverty and are the force […]

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Gurpreet Singh

“Results Canada is the right platform to learn new things such as advocacy, global perspective, helping others, and what’s going on around the world.” Passionate about international development, Gurpreet volunteers as a Results Regional Leader because he enjoys giving back to the community and using his voice to help others.    Gurpreet’s professional experience with health […]

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Info session: volunteering with Results Canada

Get involved today! 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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National volunteer call

Join us! Join our quarterly national call in English organized for active volunteers on Sunday June 7 at 7pm ET. This is the working call that you want to join to get the latest details on the campaigns/issues we work on and insights and intel from staff. We look forward to discussing with you and […]

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Join our AGM on May 26, 7pm ET and hear from guest speaker Dr. Joia Mukherjee

May 2020 - We are excited to announce public health specialist Dr. Joia Mukherjee as our guest speaker at Results Canada’s Annual General Meeting. Starting at 7pm ET, Dr. Mukherjee will share her insight on the world we need from her vantage point as Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and Chief Medical Officer of the renowned pro-poor […]

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Webinar series - FREE! Advocacy Bootcamp starts April 30

April 2020 - Join the Ontario Council for International Cooperation (OCIC) and Results Canada in this Advocacy Bootcamp Series to strengthen your skills as an advocate for sustainable development and global poverty issues. Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals will require collaboration across sectors, disciplines, and regions. This includes working with governments and policy makers. Without committed advocacy to our policy makers, we […]

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