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Johnson and Johnson vaccines

Canada shows leadership in vaccine dose sharing

August 2021 - It has been heartbreaking to witness COVID-19 vaccines going to waste in Canada, which is why we were happy to see that Canada made two vaccine donations in August alone.

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Canada must increase Canadian aid in the new federal budget

August 2021 - On August 6, Results Canada made a submission for the Government of Canada's pre-budget consultations in advance of the upcoming 2022-2023 federal budget. We recommend at minimum that Canada invests the equivalent of at least 1% of what has been spent to address COVID-19 domestically towards a global response.

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Canada announces additional support for global COVID-19 response

July 2021 - Canada got us one step closer to ending COVID-19 everywhere with an additional donation of 17.7 million vaccine doses to low- and middle-income countries. The same day, the government launched a partnership with UNICEF Canada’s #GiveAVax campaign, which means they will match up to CAD$10 million of Canadians’ donations to the campaign!

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G7 Summit 2021

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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events

Calendar

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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October 1-31: donate to the #EndPoverty Challenge

October 2021 - As we navigate together the lasting effects of the pandemic in Canada, October 17 – International Day for the Eradication of Poverty - is a globally recognized day to stand in solidarity with those living in poverty. One way you can take action is by supporting Results Canada’s #EndPoverty Challenge.

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September 21, 7pm ET - Results Canada webinar: fundraising 101

August 2021 - This session will be focused on developing your skills in fundraising. Learn our top fundraising best practices, how to get over common fears and hurdles when fundraising, and more!

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September 20: Election Day

September 2021 - The election is taking place at a critical moment as the world works to recover from COVID-19; meaning now more than ever we must exercise our right to vote.

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blogs

Looking ahead with Results Canada: Amped up Advocacy, Powerful People, and Open Spaces

August 2021 - "As we enter month 18 of the COVID-19 pandemic, I’m feeling an overwhelming sense of gratitude to be part of the Results Canada community of advocates who have spoken out with power and conviction in support of global solidarity to #EndCovidEverywhere." Executive Director Chris Dendys looks ahead at Results Canada's upcoming priorities.

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Volunteers, we care about your wellbeing

June 2021 - Over a year ago, volunteers everywhere had to adjust to new virtual ways of taking action because of the COVID-19 pandemic. With more online opportunities came Zoom fatigue and additional mental health challenges. It is easy to feel stressed out by our current realities. This is a reminder of the importance of self-care as a volunteer advocate year-round. Please make time to reset and take great care of yourself.

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My favourite advocacy moment

May 2021 - "Over my long affiliation with Results Canada (15 years and counting) as a volunteer, a donor, and an on and off Executive Director, I’ve been fortunate to have many amazing moments as an advocate. Every day I feel lucky to be doing this work alongside so many people who inspire me. However, one day in particular stands out and I’ve grown to think of it as my favourite advocacy moment." - Chris Dendys, Executive Director

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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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