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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...

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...