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Jun 25, 2014, 10:30 ET

Child labour appears before Canadian shoppers as World Vision launches new consumer research poll

TORONTO, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, in the heart of Toronto's shopping district, World Vision brought scenes of child labour to Canadian...

Jun 12, 2014, 07:00 ET

Children exposed to greater risk of sexual exploitation during World Cup, warns World Vision

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The World Cup kicks off today on the World Day Against Child Labour and World Vision says more children will...

Feb 11, 2014, 18:38 ET

World Vision's response to flat ODA levels in Federal Budget

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - World Vision's President and CEO, Dave Toycen, said: "With more than 600,000 supporters, we know Canadians care...

Feb 05, 2014, 10:00 ET

True love has no secrets: World Vision launches "Good Chocolate Guide" to help Canadians shop ethically this Valentine's Day

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Today World Vision launched its Good Chocolate Guide (www.goodchocolateguide.ca) to help Canadians shop for...

Feb 05, 2014, 07:00 ET

/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - True Love Has No Secrets…..."Chocolate for Breakfast" Media Event/

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - WHAT:      World Vision will host a "Chocolate for Breakfast" media event to...

Jan 30, 2014, 07:00 ET

Media Advisory - True Love Has No Secrets…..."Chocolate for Breakfast" Media Event

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - WHAT:      World Vision will host a "Chocolate for Breakfast" media event to...

Jan 23, 2014, 14:59 ET

South Sudan ceasefire could mean access to children affected by conflict

JUBA, South Sudan, Jan. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The ceasefire announced today in Addis Ababa between South Sudan's government and opposition could mean...

Jan 14, 2014, 07:00 ET

As peace process unfolds, children in eastern Congo live in fear, says new report

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 14 2014 /CNW/ - Children in eastern Congo experience disturbing levels of violence and fear, a new report by aid agency...

Dec 24, 2013, 09:04 ET

Christmas Eve interview opportunities

TORONTO, Dec. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Looking for guests on your show this Christmas Eve day? World Vision has excellent spokespeople available to talk...

Dec 16, 2013, 19:04 ET

Looking for a last-minute gift? Think funky chickens!

Attention: web editors / on-line journalists TORONTO, Dec. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Looking for the perfect #lastminutegift that is fun to give and will...

Dec 05, 2013, 07:00 ET

Poll reveals Canada's love/hate relationship with the holidays

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - A new Ipsos Reid survey reveals what Canadians love and hate about the holiday season.  Receiving...

Dec 02, 2013, 13:30 ET

Local residents change the lives of 1,457 children

KITCHENER, ON, Dec. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Today marks the end of Just One Child, a two-month long Southwestern Ontario drive to help children through...

Nov 28, 2013, 08:00 ET

Jet and Dave of The Amazing Race Canada return from Brazilian adventure

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's favourite best friends visited Brazil earlier this month to experience World Vision's work. ...

Nov 25, 2013, 12:46 ET

Peace talks announced today best chance for future of Syria's children

New World Vision report shows increasing violence against children, including recruitment & targeted attacks AMMAN, Jordan, Nov. 25, 2013...

Nov 21, 2013, 11:12 ET

What’s a hot gift this holiday season? Nothing!

Poll reveals what Canadians are hoping for this Christmas    MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - According to a recent Ipsos...

Nov 15, 2013, 07:00 ET

Children separated from parents at increased risk of violence and exploitation in emergencies, warns World Vision

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Concern is growing about the welfare of children who are among the most vulnerable victims in a disaster....

Nov 14, 2013, 07:00 ET

World Vision Distributes Life-Saving relief items in Northern Cebu, Philippines

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - World Vision staff is delivering today desperately needed items such as drinking water, rice, sardines,...

Nov 13, 2013, 07:00 ET

Donations to World Vision Canada top $1 million for Philippines response

- Canadian aid worker available for interview from Philippines - MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Generous Canadians across the country...

Nov 10, 2013, 08:15 ET

World Vision Readies for Typhoon Haiyan in Vietnam

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - World Vision staff are quickly changing gears as they prepare for the arrival of Typhoon Haiyan after it...

Nov 09, 2013, 08:50 ET

World Vision prepares for arrival of Super Typhoon Haiyan in Vietnam and Laos

- Canadian aid worker available for interview from Laos - MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - World Vision stands ready to provide emergency...

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