Career opportunity: RESULTS Canada Executive Director

RESULTS Canada is seeking an Executive Director to be based in the National Capital Region. RESULTS Canada is a grassroots advocacy organization committed to creating the political will to end poverty globally and to empowering individuals to make a difference. Reporting to a Board of Directors, the Executive Director is a leader who strives for excellence in the areas of …
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Living on less than a toonie a day

Rice, rice and more rice. That’s what’s on the menu for Live Below the Line participants, all of whom are living on $1.75 a day for five days. From April 29 to May 2, 25 Ottawa volunteers took part in a challenge to compare their lives to the 1.4 billion people across the world living in extreme poverty. Those people don’t just …
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Eating Below the Poverty Line

Deciding what to eat for lunch isn’t usually a momentous decision. But for Ottawans who are taking the Live Below the Line challenge to live of $1.75 a day for five days, planning out each meal is a tough feat. Fortunately, Time Van Dyke from LUNCH, a popular Ottawa business specializing in health, affordable lunches, has at least one meal …
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Live Below the Line: Can you survive off $1.75 a day?

Poverty awareness campaign, which has been successful in the U.S. and has celebrity support, launches in Canada today In most places around town, a morning cup of coffee will run you more than $1.75. Imagine having to feed yourself on that sum for an entire day. That’s how much some 1.4 billion people worldwide — living below the extreme poverty line — …
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Could you Live Below the Line?

The nuts are proud to have a fellow Carleton graduate, Julie Savard-Shaw, guest post today! Julie holds a Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management and a Master of International Affairs from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. She is the Campaigns Officer at RESULTS Canada, a grassroot advocacy organization that is committed to creating the political will to …
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Alberta CBC Radio Broadcast

Calgary’s Kristian Whillans is taking part in the Live Below the Line challenge created by the Global Poverty Project, he is trying to live on $1.75 per day. Listen to the podcast here!
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Live Below the Line: Can you survive off $1.75 a day?

In most places around town, a morning cup of coffee will run you more than $1.75. Imagine having to feed yourself on that sum for an entire day. That’s how much some 1.4 billion people worldwide — living below the extreme poverty line — would have to spend if they lived in Canada. That money must cover all food and drink …
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Calgarians to dine on $1.75/ day for five days

For most Canadians, $1.75 is hardly enough for a cup of coffee, let alone an entire day’s worth of food. To experience the challenges of the poverty felt by millions of people around the world, Calgarians Kristian Whillans and his partner Jodi Statler will be among thousands of people taking part in the Live Below the Line challenge. For five days beginning …
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Below The Line: Canadians Challenged To Live On $1.75 A Day

TORONTO – Could you live on $1.75 a day and eat nutritiously? Hundreds of Canadians are going to join thousands around the world next week in a challenge called Live Below the Line, created by the Global Poverty Project to raise awareness of global poverty. The $1.75 figure is the Canadian equivalent of the extreme poverty line as defined by the World …
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RESULTS Canada Success on Polio Commitment from Canada

RESULTS Canada is pleased to inform you that today International Cooperation Minister Julian Fantino announced an increase to Canada’s contribution to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI). Minister Fantino’s announcement was made during the Vaccine Summit in Abu Dhabi, co-hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. The government of Canada has …
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