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Celebrating action and impact in 2019

There’s no doubt about it, 2019 was an exciting year for global poverty advocates and political junkies alike. Thanks to incredible grassroots efforts we saw Canada make some strong commitments to initiatives we know contribute to ending extreme poverty. Some of our most exciting wins are outlined below along with a sneak peek at what we think are the …

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Sam Weller

Passionate, motivated, and full of life, Sam has been a dedicated volunteer with RESULTS Canada since 2001 and has supported the organization in many ways throughout that time. His hard work and dedication to local and global issues has not only made Sam a vital voice within our organization but also within his community.

Sam’s training as a Chartered Accountant …

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Aaron McMahon

Full of energy and enthusiasm, Aaron recently started volunteering with RESULTS Canada and has quickly become a driving force for change: he already got his first letter to the editor published! From a very young age Aaron wanted to be involved with an organization dedicated to those who need it most. This continued into his …

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Webinar - Beyond the Ballot

Webinar – Beyond the Ballot

With the federal election behind us, our responsibility as engaged citizens does not end on Election Day! Now that a new government is elected, we must make sure that our decision-makers take action on the issues that matter most to us. Join us to talk about how you can engage with your new (or re-elected) Members of Parliament and hear …

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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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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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