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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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Canada can and must share vaccines now

June 2021 - Results Canada and 30 allied organizations are calling on Canada to join other wealthy countries in donating COVID-19 vaccine doses through COVAX - the global vaccine distribution initiative. On June 2, thanks to One Canada and Global Citizen Canada a press release was released detailing the call-to-action.

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Canada invests CAD$100 million in women and children

May 2021 - On May 7, the Global Financing Facility for Women, Children, and Adolescents (GFF) kicked-off its yearlong #ReclaimTheGains campaign with Canada as co-host. At the event, the Minister of International Development Karina Gould announced an initial CAD$100 million investment in the GFF to protect the health of women, children, and adolescents.

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Why Canada must Support a Temporary Waiver of IP during the COVID-19 Crisis

May 2021 - In a domestic context, Canada enacted sweeping federal legislation in March 2020 allowing the production of any product related to the fight against the pandemic, regardless of patent protection. It is this same type of comprehensive flexibility, urgently needed at a global level that is being debated and blocked by high-income countries within the WTO.

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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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June 22, 7pm ET - Annual General Meeting: featuring Alice Albright on the impacts of COVID-19 on global education

June 2021 - We are excited to announce Alice Albright, champion for global education and CEO of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), will be guest speaking at the opening of Results Canada’s Annual General Meeting on June 22, 2021. Photo: GPE CEO Alice Albright during a school visit to the Masorie Primary School. Ms. Albright was in Sierra Leone for the launch of a GPE-supported program.

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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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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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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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