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Jun 25, 2015, 13:00 ET

Four-year-old art prodigy holds first gallery showing

CALGARY, June 25, 2015 /CNW/ - This week, Cosette Swart, 4, possibly the youngest member of Canada's art community is holding her first gallery...

Jun 12, 2015, 07:00 ET

Kids doing chores, how much is too much?

Canadians weigh in on when childhood chores become child labour MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 12, 2015 /CNW/ - To mark World Day Against Child Labour...

Jun 11, 2015, 18:02 ET

Canadian kids work for change

Vancouver school children and local youth unite to experience what child labour is really like VANCOUVER, June 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Today a...

Jun 10, 2015, 07:00 ET

Canadians want to quit the child labour habit

Poll finds Canadians overwhelmingly support new legislation requiring companies to report on what they are doing to help eliminate child labour...

Jun 09, 2015, 07:00 ET

Check the Chain Canada! Child labour is everyone's business

World Vision report makes the case for new Canadian legislation to help eliminate child labour from the products Canadians consume every...

Jun 08, 2015, 10:45 ET

G7 leaders putting band-aids on symptoms

Crises like Ebola, Syria and Ukraine are concerning, but G7 leaders are only putting band-aids on symptoms of root causes that are putting millions...

Jun 04, 2015, 11:11 ET

Cheryl Bernard's peak performance

Canadian Olympic icon Cheryl Bernard and other personalities to conquer Mt. Kilimanjaro to defeat child slavery MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 4, 2015...

May 25, 2015, 07:00 ET

Nepal Quake: Signs of hope, but much work still needs to be done

World Vision concerned for children and communities one month after deadly quake  MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 25, 2015 /CNW/ - While progress...

May 08, 2015, 14:30 ET

Canadian aid agencies launch airlift of supplies to Nepal earthquake survivors

TORONTO, May 8, 2015 /CNW/ -  Three of Canada's largest humanitarian aid agencies, CARE Canada, Save the Children Canada and World...

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 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/...