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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

March 2020 - 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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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: Working together in unprecedented times

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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volunteer stories

Franck Potwora - most active new volunteer award

June 2020 - "In one month, I felt at the heart of a positive and concrete action, in which I felt at home and within a network." Franck is one of two winners of the New Active Volunteer Award. He is very interested in social justice and believes strongly in the power of citizens. Franck joined Results Canada's Montreal group at the end of 2018.

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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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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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RESULTS International Virtual Conference: June 20-21, 2020

June 2020 - Although it won’t be possible to meet in Washington DC this year, virtual workshops and panels are planned throughout the weekend of June 20-21. You’ll have the opportunity to listen, learn and access education and information, tips and best practice on taking action, and be able to connect with fellow advocates from around the world.

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National volunteer call

June 2020 - 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 answer your questions! Register to participate.

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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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