2018 in Reflection—RESULTS Canada Successes

This has been a big-impact year for RESULTS Canada, thanks to our volunteers, to our team of committed staff, and to donors across Canada who believe that a world free of extreme poverty is possible.

Together, we have helped to generate incredible wins this year—resulting in increased resources for programs and improved policies to mobilize health, education and opportunity for …

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A chain that’s dragging polio into the past

By: Raseema Alam, Board Director

The good news is that we’re winning in the fight against polio. Globally, the number of new cases has plummeted from 294 in 2014, to 22 in 2018. Some parts of the world are seeing even greater success: Nigeria, for example, has been declared polio-free for two years.

The not-so-good news is that we haven’t won …

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A Call to Increase Foreign Aid in Budget 2019

Joint statement to Prime Minister Trudeau following OECD peer review

September 24, 2018 – Ottawa, Canada

With efforts to finance the SDGs becoming a top global priority, the OECD-DAC released its Peer Review of Canada’s development co-operation efforts as part of its rotating five-year review of member countries, and the message was clear – Canada is not doing its …

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Guest Blog: Young Albertan Champions Nutrition

We’ve invited Anayat Sidhu, a long-time citizen advocate to share her story about her involvement with RESULTS and the recent advocacy initiatives that she took part in.

By Anayat Sidhu, Youth Advocate

Too often there is a heavy reliance on statistics to prove a point. When in fact, behind each of those numbers is a person whom often is forgotten or …

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My takeaways from Washington: goose bumps, round wheels and relationships

By Mélissa Dubé
Public Engagement Organizer

As you will have read in Moustapha’s blog, every year, RESULTS organizes an International Conference (IC) in Washington, DC in July. Coming back from events like this, I take time to reflect back on lessons learned and new ideas to connect the dots. Here are my three main takeaways from the conference:

1. …

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Guest blog: A Quebec citizen in Washington DC to end poverty

 A Canadian delegation of 10 people went to the American capital to participate in the International RESULTS Conference. We have invited participants to share their impressions. In this blog, Moustapha FAYE shares his reflections.

Moustapha FAYE is photographed with Sam Daley-Harris, RESULTS founder

By Moustapha FAYE, leader of the RESULTS Quebec City group

The RESULTS USA International Conference is one of …

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Guest blog: Three clear G7 Summit Winners

Despite what you may have seen and heard, a lot of positive outcomes came out of the G7 Summit at Charlevoix (June 8 & 9). Months of ongoing advocacy work preceded this Summit during which citizen advocates worked tirelessly to positively influence the G7 outcomes. Many wrote letters to the editor, amped up the pressure on social media and met …

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Pamela Walden-Landry receives John Hotson Award!

By Jean-François Tardif, citizen advocate, and Mélissa Dubé, Public Engagement Organizer

On the evening of May 5th 2018, during the weekend of RESULTS’ national conference, citizen advocates were recognized for their contribution and support. In a series of blog posts, we are pleased to be showcasing the winners of the evening’s three awards. The biennial awards recognize exceptional RESULTS …

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