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30 Mar, 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...


19 Mar, 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...


16 Mar, 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...


11 Feb, 2015, 07:00 ET Child-free chocolate

This Valentine's Day Canadians ask Cadbury to bring ethical Easter eggs to Canada MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadians consume an...


18 Dec, 2014, 07:00 ET How to get 2 hens and a rooster under the tree this Christmas in less than 5 minutes

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - It is estimated that December 23rd is the busiest shopping day of the holiday season, last minute shoppers...


17 Dec, 2014, 16:20 ET Unique live gifts pop up, gives Canadians fun meaningful gift options

TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - At the peak of the busiest retail season of the year, on December 17th from 11am-1pm at the St. James Cathedral...


16 Dec, 2014, 07:00 ET Top 10 gifts that give back

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Google's top 10 most sought out gifts include game consoles, tablets, watches and winter jackets. Can...


03 Dec, 2014, 07:00 ET Fears about child safety are misplaced, new global study finds

- Children more at risk at home than anywhere, but "out there" is still seen as the most dangerous place - New global study in 28...


25 Nov, 2014, 07:00 ET Move over Holiday Baskets, Canadian employees prefer charitable Gifting this year

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Forget about the fruitcake, stale pastries or chocolates for co-workers this holiday season. A new...


17 Nov, 2014, 07:00 ET Gaps remain as Convention on Rights of the Child reaches 25th anniversary

Children urge leaders to protect their rights while World Vision calls on governments to ratify new treaty MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 17, 2014 /CNW/ -...


12 Nov, 2014, 07:00 ET G20 must protect children from economic exploitation, says World Vision

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - World leaders must look beyond GDP growth numbers to the human impact of their economic reform commitments,...


06 Nov, 2014, 09:13 ET As conflict drags on, children in Central African Republic suffering the most, says new report

- 2.5 million people affected by months of violence; most are children - In one region alone, World Vision estimates 14,000 children...


23 Sep, 2014, 07:00 ET New poll finds Canadians want child and maternal health to remain a top international development priority

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - As Prime Minister Harper and other world leaders gather this week at the United Nations General...


25 Jun, 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...


11 Feb, 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...


05 Feb, 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...


05 Feb, 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...


30 Jan, 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...


14 Jan, 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...


24 Dec, 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...


16 Dec, 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...


05 Dec, 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...


02 Dec, 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...


28 Nov, 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. ...


25 Nov, 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...