Larry Ladell receives Lifetime Achievement Award!

By Jean-François Tardif and Sherry Moran, citizen advocates 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 …

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Anita Mark receives Lifetime Achievement Award!

By Pamela Walden-Landry and Nathaniel Poole, citizen advocates, Chris Dendys, Executive Director 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 …

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Nothing About Girls, Without Girls: Now is Time to let Adolescent Girls Speak Up

As part of Canada’s G7 Presidency, Finance and Development Ministers will gather May 30 -31 in Whistler, British Columbia, in the fourth and final meeting of the G7 governments taking place in advance of the Summit. Bringing together global Ministers to discuss issues that will impact the lives of millions of people around the world is an international necessity …

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Recognizing citizens who use their voices to make a difference

By Mélissa Dubé, Public Engagement Organizer

On the evening of Saturday May 5th—following the first day of our biennial national conference—our conference attendees came together for a Brews and Bites soirée to celebrate RESULTS Canada’s remarkable citizen advocates. As the MC of the evening, it was my honour to give a voice to all the great nominations that …

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Women and Girls Empowerment Without Improved Routine Immunization of all Children? Not likely.

A Pakistani female vaccine worker carries a cooler of polio vaccines to the remote town of Harnai. Today she will have to administer 50 vaccines. This is her third visit to Harnai in three months and she now knows all the children there. Some of them wait for her up the street. They giggle and scatter as she approaches. She’s …

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We’re Celebrating our Citizen Advocates this National Volunteer Week

It’s National Volunteer Week and we’d like to thank all of our amazing citizen advocates who volunteer their time with us at RESULTS Canada in the pursuit of a more just future. Our citizen advocates write hundreds of letters, meet with their members of parliament, spread awareness on social media, and do so much more to help make positive …

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An engaging trip to the West Coast

By Mélissa Dubé, Public Engagement Organizer

As a new RESULTS Canada staff of about 6 weeks, I had the opportunity to attend the RESULTS Pacific Regional Conference in Port Orchard, Washington State. Excited, I jumped on a plane with my colleague Kristiana Bruneau (Child Health Officer) to make our way to Victoria where we met for the first time with some …

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Citizen Advocates Turned the World Red

Saturday March 24th was World Tuberculosis Day and we’d like to thank our citizen advocates for their hard work Turning the World Red and standing in solidarity with the millions of people who are affected by tuberculosis globally. Tuberculosis is the world’s most infectious killer, claiming 1.7 million lives in 2016 alone. That’s more than HIV and malaria combined. The …

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