An open letter to all candidates in the 2019 federal election

Dear candidates,

Canadian aid has made its way into the election conversation and RESULTS Canada would like to share some important information you should know when speaking about the importance of development investments during your local debates, media interviews and while knocking on doors.

What is foreign aid?

Canadian aid, or Official Development Assistance (ODA), is financial support given by high-income countries like …

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Arjun Patel

Arjun is the Regional Leader for RESULTS Canada’s volunteer network in Ontario. Since joining us in July, he has leapt into action! As a recent graduate of McMaster University’s MSc Global Health program, Arjun is passionate about global health and international development, with a particular interest in human rights advocacy. He has worked in the public health field in …

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Climate Strike

Guest blog: You’ve Marched in the Climate Strike, Now What?

By Chris Zhou, volunteer

You’ve marched in the climate strike, perhaps demanded for policy changes on social media, and maybe even engaged your local candidate. Science has made clear that the adverse effects of climate change will push an even greater number of already marginalized people into poverty. It’s inspiring that you’ve joined this global advocacy effort. But now …

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Parliamentary Officer

Do you want to change the world – and get paid to do work that inspires you and others? Join our dedicated team of staff and volunteers and help make change possible.

We are a national grassroots advocacy organization that is committed to creating the political will to end extreme poverty and to educating and supporting Canadians to become effective and …

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RESULTS Victoria Group

Members of the Victoria Group pictured and showing they care about Canadian aid.

The Victoria group is one of the founding RESULTS groups in Canada. Ever since its creation in 1986, group members have been committed to making a difference by actively raising awareness and generating the political will to end extreme poverty in the global south.

For the …

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Guest blog: Engaging candidates is essential – a former political staffer’s perspective

Photo: Maryn Devine

By Camille Gooden, volunteer

I cherish my freedom as a Canadian, and as the federal election approaches, I am particularly proud of our legally guaranteed right to participate in the political process.  

I have always had an interest in politics as it impacts almost every aspect of our daily lives. This interest led me to …

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Webinar – 10 Tips to be a Social Media Advocacy Guru

Did you know that almost 90% of Canadians have an internet connection and nearly all of them use social media? In fact, 61% engage on social media every day. It is not surprising that the Government of Canada is finding social media one of the best ways to reach Canadians. Social media is a perfect tool to be added …

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Our volunteers stepped up for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Canada increased its investment in the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria by 15.7%, from $ CAD 804 Million (2017 – 2019) to $ CAD 930.4 Million (2020 – 2022). This is fantastic news as it is an investment that will contribute to 16 million lives saved – and is a testament to Canada’s continued leadership in global …

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An Investment in Impact: Canada Steps Up and Increases its Pledge to the Global Fund

On Thursday August 22nd, 2019 the Canadian Government announced that it will be increasing its investment to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria by 15.7% to a total of CAD $930.4 Million over three years (2020 – 2022).  It is an investment that will contribute to 16 million lives saved – and is a testament to Canada’s …

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RESULTS Canada National Conference 2020

Save the Date!

RESULTS Canada National Conference 2020

When?

May 2 – 4, 2020

Where?

Allsaints, 330 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6P9

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