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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, 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 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 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...

Feb 23, 2015, 16:22 ET

Parent's worst nightmare

World Vision condemns abduction of 89 children in South Sudan MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - World Vision wholeheartedly condemns the...

Feb 20, 2015, 16:05 ET

Slaight Family Foundation donation boosts World Vision's efforts to end human trafficking in East Asia

Stopping Human Trafficking MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - The Slaight Family Foundation has announced a generous $7 million donation to be...

Feb 11, 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...

Dec 18, 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...

Dec 17, 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...

Dec 16, 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...

Dec 03, 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...

Nov 25, 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...

Nov 17, 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/ -...

Nov 12, 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,...

Nov 06, 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...

Sep 23, 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...

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...