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May 01, 2015, 08:54 ET

World Vision helps children come to terms with loss after Nepal Quake

KATHMANDU, Nepal, May 1, 2015 /CNW/ - World Vision is setting up Child Friendly Spaces to help address the emotional needs of children whose...

Apr 30, 2015, 08:45 ET

World Vision opens first Child-friendly Space for Nepal earthquake survivors

KATHMANDU, Nepal, April 30, 2015 /CNW/ - As the needs in Nepal continue to grow, World Vision is working swiftly to overcome challenges in aid...

Apr 30, 2015, 08:00 ET

This Mother's Day shoppers say "I Love Ewe, Mom" with sheep

 Recent reports show that in developing countries a mother's pay is 42 percent lower on average than that of women without children –...

Apr 29, 2015, 08:45 ET

World Vision responds to challenges to help Nepal earthquake survivors

KATHMANDU, Nepal, April 29, 2015 /CNW/ - World Vision is rushing supplies to those in need in Nepal, days after an earthquake hit the country,...

Apr 28, 2015, 08:13 ET

World Vision's Michael Messenger on the ground in Nepal, describes "incredible devastation"

KATHMANDU, April 28, 2015 /CNW/ - World Vision Canada's incoming president, Michael Messenger, who arrived in the Nepalese capital last night, says...

Apr 27, 2015, 14:00 ET

World Vision ramps up response for Nepal earthquake survivors

KATHMANDU, April 27, 2015 /CNW/ - As the full extent of the damage caused by Saturday's earthquake is revealed, World Vision is ramping up its...

Apr 24, 2015, 11:02 ET

Canadian youth light up the country for the 30 Hour Famine

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 24, 2015 /CNW/ - For the 44th year, Canadian youth from coast to coast are participating in the 30 Hour Famine this weekend....

Apr 22, 2015, 07:00 ET

Who are you wearing? The high price of cheap clothes

Poll finds Canadians care more about price than possible hidden costs MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 22, 2015 /CNW/ - Overpaying for clothes is more...

Apr 10, 2015, 11:07 ET

World Bank interfaith initiative 'momentous' says World Vision as it signs up

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Faith leaders have a responsibility to step up their efforts to end extreme poverty, says World Vision as...

Apr 09, 2015, 11:17 ET

New education report 'wake-up call' for global leaders

- Ending extreme poverty by 2030 relies on ensuring access to quality education for all children - Only one third of countries have...

Apr 07, 2015, 13:23 ET

Symptoms of Broken Health Systems - Canada's World Health Day Priorities

Ebola crisis a devastating manifestation of broken health systems across the least developed countries; Canada can make meaningful difference in...

Apr 01, 2015, 14:05 ET

Canadian Easter egg hunt for child-free chocolate continues

Today Torontonians joined the World Vision Bunny and the Bitter Chocolate Bunny to eliminate child labour MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 1, 2015 /CNW/...

Mar 30, 2015, 11:30 ET

Michael Messenger named new president & CEO of World Vision Canada

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Following an extensive search, World Vision's board is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael...

Mar 19, 2015, 07:00 ET

Conquering Kilimanjaro to defeat child slavery

Canadian celebrities join World Vision's #KiliClimb4Kids to help girls in crisis MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 19, 2015 /CNW/ - To officially kick off...

Mar 16, 2015, 09:00 ET

Westerners, seniors most likely to conserve water

People in the western United States and U.S. adults 55 years old and older are among those most likely to practice water conservation in their...

Mar 16, 2015, 07:00 ET

Canada's Child Labour Habit

Canadians unaware of how many products they consume daily that may contain child labour, reveals poll MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The...

Mar 13, 2015, 13:26 ET

New poll finds most Americans still unaware of severity of Syria crisis

As the conflict in Syria enters its fifth year, a new poll finds most Americans still have no idea how many people have been affected by the...

Mar 12, 2015, 07:00 ET

Aid agencies give UN Security Council a 'failing grade' on Syria

Three major Canadian aid agencies say warring parties and powerful states have failed to implement UNSC resolutions leading to worst year of crisis...

Mar 11, 2015, 13:03 ET

From Food Aid to Resilience: World Vision hosts congressional seminar on tackling world's hunger through small holder farmers

Bringing together congressional staffers, USAID, and development experts from as far away as Zimbabwe; World Vision hosted a special event...

Mar 03, 2015, 07:00 ET

Eradicating Ebola: from emergency to recovery

More than 8,000 orphans in Sierra Leone face long road to recovery, says World Vision MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - World Vision is...