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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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 at Women Deliver 2019

Women Deliver, the largest global conference on the health and rights of women and girls, is coming to Vancouver, British Columbia June 3-6, 2019. RESULTS Canada is looking forward to learning, networking and hosting interactive side events during the conference. You can find us at the following events:

June 2, 6-8pm With the Youth, Through Nutrition, For the World

Vancouver …

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MEDIA ADVISORY

March 20, 2019

Landmarks across Canada will be lit up in red to mark World Tuberculosis Day

OTTAWA, ON – On Sunday March 24, 2019 landmarks in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Victoria will be lit up in red starting at sundown to mark World Tuberculosis (TB). As part of a global effort to shine a light on the fight against …

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Canada’s global pledge to support women and children’s health a positive down-payment

Oslo, Norway – On November 6th, the Canadian government increased its commitment to the Global Financing Facility by $50 million CAD for the 2015-2020 period. This amount contributed to a total replenishment of 1 billion USD that will transform the health and nutrition of the world’s poorest women, children, and adolescents.

Although Canada’s commitment falls short of the $240 million CAD …

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Education is elevated on the global agenda – Canadian coalition of leading development, humanitarian and grassroots advocacy organizations welcomes historic announcement for the education of children – especially girls – living in crisis-situations

A Canada-led G7 Declaration to educate and empower girls in crisis-situations supported with a $3.8 B global commitment could have an impact on more than eight million children all over the world.

Quebec City, June 9, 2018 – Canada’s leading development, humanitarian and grassroots advocacy organizations today celebrate a Canadian commitment to invest CAD $400M over three years for girls’ …

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More than 160,000 Canadian and global citizens call on world leaders to make education for children in crises a priority, ensuring girls are not left behind

Canada’s leading ask Government of Canada at the G7 Summit to commit $500M in new funding for educating children in crises and closing the education gap between girls and boys

Ottawa, 5 June 2018– Today in Ottawa, CEOs of Canada’s leading development and humanitarian agencies called on the Government of Canada to show continued leadership at the G7 Summit for …

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RESULTS Canada Announces Executive Director

The Board and staff of RESULTS Canada are pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Dendys as Executive Director.  Chris has had a long affiliation with RESULTS, having served with the organization from 2006 to 2011 and returning in recent months to serve as part-time and Interim ED.  Her decision to rejoin in a full-time capacity is welcome, as is …

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New Investments in Official Development Assistance a Good Start – but More Leadership Needed

Today’s federal budget provides important new resources for official development assistance, with $2 billion allocated to foreign aid over the next 5 years.  However, this investment is not enough to ensure Canada’s contribution to ODA moves us closer to the international standard of 0.7 percent of gross national income.

New investments are a positive first step, but even with these commitments …

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Increased Resources for Education a Good Start, More Leadership Required

Today at the World Economic Forum in Davos; Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a Canadian pledge of $180 million over three years (2018-2020) to the Global Partnership for Education (GPE). The announcement means that millions more children around the world will have access to education.

The pledge to GPE comes after an exceptional effort by RESULTS Canada citizen advocates who …

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