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08:00 ET World Vision Canada honours Canadians with Heroes for Children awards

Extraordinary individuals receive World Vision Heroes for Children awards celebrating the incredible power of advocacy and philanthropy MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 25, 2021 /CNW/ - World Vision Canada is...


Dec 16, 2020, 08:00 ET Canada's largest Polar Bear Dip goes virtual in a dip-at-home challenge

Livestream virtual Dip on New Year's Day aims to hit milestone $2 million funds raised for World Vision's clean water projects in Africa MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 16, 2020 /CNW/ - The Courage Polar Bear...


Dec 01, 2020, 09:17 ET UPDATE - IPSOS Poll: COVID Creates Holiday Havoc, but Canadians Hopeful

80% will avoid in-person holiday events and gatherings 80% optimistic that next year will be better MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 1, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadians confirm that COVID will have a huge impact on...


Dec 01, 2020, 07:00 ET IPSOS Poll: COVID creates holiday havoc, but Canadians hopeful

87% hopeful their family can still celebrate a great holiday season this year 80% are optimistic that next year will be better than this year. MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 1, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadians confirm...


Sep 01, 2020, 07:00 ET Report: 80% of people surveyed say their country won't be able to return to normal life until COVID-19 is under control everywhere

61% of people surveyed in seven countries want their governments to invest in the global fight against COVID-19 Multiple, potentially deadlier, waves of COVID-19 could continue to threaten millions...


Jun 18, 2020, 08:00 ET New Canadian study: "no recovery until COVID-19 controlled everywhere"

90% fear COVID-19 wave returning to Canada, study finds Ahead of vaccine, most recognize the extreme threat in overcrowded, unsanitary refugee camps MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 18, 2020 /CNW/ - A new poll...


Jun 03, 2020, 08:00 ET COVID-19 poll: Canadian youth the most impacted by pandemic lockdown

51% worry job will disappear, mental health the most affected, Abacus study finds MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 3, 2020 /CNW/ - A new poll of Canadians released today* by Abacus Research finds that young...


May 15, 2020, 09:59 ET World Vision: 85 million children in immediate danger from violence due to COVID-19 impacts

85 million additional vulnerable children, including refugees, in immediate danger from physical, sexual and emotional violence within 3 months 13 million additional child marriages expected due to...


Apr 08, 2020, 09:00 ET COVID-19: 30-million children's lives at risk from secondary effects of deadly disease

Thirty million children are at risk of disease and death because of the secondary impacts of the pandemic, a new report warns. MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 8, 2020 /CNW/ - Aftershocks, a new report...


Mar 16, 2020, 07:00 ET Canadian, global pandemic response must include the protection of vulnerable children and those most at risk from COVID-19, says World Vision

COVID-19 could prove devastating in countries with under-equipped hospitals, shortage of health professionals Children living in fragile places at risk of being pushed deeper into vulnerability World ...


Jan 27, 2020, 08:14 ET World Vision Canada recognizes extraordinary Canadians with the Heroes for Children Awards

2019 award recipients have made a deep commitment to World Vision's mission to help improve the lives of children in vulnerable communities around the world MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 27, 2020 /CNW/ -...


Jan 01, 2020, 17:27 ET Polar Bear Dippers ring in a new decade and bring clean water to communities in Rwanda

Courage Polar Bear Dip surpasses fundraising target of $120,000 for World Vision's clean water projects MISSISSAUGA, Jan. 1, 2020 /CNW/ - Thousands of excited spectators descended on Bronte Beach in...


Dec 11, 2019, 07:00 ET The Courage Brothers dip their way into the new decade, Polar Bear Dip style

Dippers will brave the frigid waters of Lake Ontario supporting World Vision water projects in Rwanda MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Courage Polar Bear Dip, the largest and the...


Nov 19, 2019, 08:00 ET 95% of Canadians want to give gifts that have a lasting impact: Ipsos

From clean water to education, World Vision's Gift Catalogue provides Canadians with the opportunity to give gifts that have the power to create lasting change MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 19, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Nov 18, 2019, 08:00 ET New report urges Canada to increase international commitments to children in dangerous places

Commitment to Convention on the Rights of the Child, Liberal election campaign pledges will not succeed without prioritizing children in fragile contexts, says World Vision Canada MISSISSAUGA, ON,...


Nov 07, 2019, 08:00 ET Barrett Family Foundation donates $25 million to World Vision Canada

Visionary gift marks the largest private donation to World Vision and one of the largest ever philanthropic gifts to an international NGO in Canada; Will drive more impact for more vulnerable youth...


Sep 20, 2019, 08:15 ET World Vision launches Chosen™, ushers in a new era of Child Sponsorship

Children now have the power to choose their sponsor MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - For the first time in its seven-decade history, World Vision is launching a new invitation into child...


Aug 20, 2019, 18:00 ET 61 NGOs warn of worsening crisis in Myanmar, call for refugees' engagement on safe, voluntary return

COX'S BAZAR, BANGLADESH, Aug. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Nearly 1 million Rohingya are still waiting for justice and a say about their future, two years after being forced from their homes by mass atrocities...


Jul 02, 2019, 11:17 ET University of Waterloo students win World Vision's Social Innovation Challenge

Students propose seaweed-based packaging to overcome mounting plastic waste dumped in rivers and lakes MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Virtuous Waste, a team of five students from the...


Jun 18, 2019, 09:00 ET Game of Thrones star Liam Cunningham's unforgettable photos to mark World Refugee Day

World Vision's "Untold: Behind the Headlines" will be held in the West Wing of Toronto's Union Station from June 18-20 Standing #WithRefugees, the free event features new photos, interactive virtual...


Jun 07, 2019, 08:52 ET Canadian youth committed to continue advocating for women and girls' health and rights

World Vision's youth delegates at "Women Deliver" gender equality conference commit to working for the health and rights for all women and girls. MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 7, 2019 /CNW/ - As the world's...


Jun 04, 2019, 15:05 ET Bold Canadian Pledge to Women and Children's Health and Rights at "Women Deliver" Conference in Vancouver

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Government of Canada announced a $1.4-billion investment over ten years to women and children's health and rights at the "Women Deliver" conference in ...


May 23, 2019, 11:34 ET New Study Highlights Corporate Canada Support For Supply Chain Legislation as Government Launches Public Consultations

Leading academic, investor and development organizations address the impact of modern slavery and other forms of exploitation in global supply chains MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - A new study ...


May 01, 2019, 09:00 ET Communities across Canada take on the Global 6K for Water challenge

Global movement seeks to raise funds for World Vision's clean water projects in Congo MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Starting May 4, thousands of people across Canada will lace up and join...


Mar 22, 2019, 13:05 ET Children left vulnerable in Cyclone Idai aftermath

One week after cyclone, children separated from families are particularly at risk of exploitation Rising floodwater bring fresh concerns for those without shelter and access to clean water and food...