Interview Opportunity: NGO Comment on Oda's Food Security Announcement Today

TORONTO, Oct. 16 /CNW/ - World Vision is watching today's announcement carefully because we have asked the government to take clear and definitive steps towards improving food security for children and families in developing countries. Dave Toycen, president and CEO of World Vision Canada is available to tell you if this announcement delivers what is needed. World Vision is the largest distributor of World Food Program food aid and is Canada's largest charity.

    WHEN:     Friday, October 16, 2009

    TIME:     late afternoon or evening Friday, October 16, 2009
              (the announcement is scheduled for 2:30 EST)

    WHERE:    by telephone

    WHO:      Dave Toycen, president and CEO, World Vision Canada.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Motivated by our Christian faith, we serve all people regardless of religion, race, gender or ethnicity. For more information, please visit

SOURCE World Vision Canada

For further information: For further information: or to arrange an interview with Mr. Toycen, contact: Sharon Marshall, (905) 565-6200 ext. 2213, (416) 616-9147 (cell),

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