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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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RÉSULTATS Canada applaudit l’investissement du gouvernement du Canada pour éradiquer la polio

Le ministre de la Coopération internationale, Julian Fantino, a annoncé une augmentation de 250 millions de dollars à l’Initiative mondiale pour l’Éradication de la Polio lors du Sommet des vaccins à Abou Dhabi. OTTAWA, Canada, 25 Avril 2013 – RÉSULTATS Canada se réjouit de l’annonce faite par le ministre de la Coopération internationale, Julian Fantino, qui accroît la contribution du Canada …
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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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Calgarians attempting to live on $1.75 a day as part of Live Below the Line poverty awareness campaign

It’ll be back to the basics next week for some Calgarians. The rice-and-water basics. Kristian Whillans and his partner Jodi Stater are among thousands worldwide who will each live off just $1.75 worth of food and drink per day for five days in an effort to raise money and awareness to fight poverty. The budget in the challenge, called Live Below the Line, …
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RESULTATS Canada organize un événement réussi sur la polio

Le dimanche 21 Avril, 2013 RÉSULTATS Canada et Rotary International ont co-organisé la première canadienne de The Final Inch, un court documentaire sur l’éradication de la polio en Inde. Le film a été suivi d’une table ronde animée par Rob Russo, chef du bureau d’Ottawa de la Presse canadienne. Les panélistes comprenaient le Dr Bob Scott (président de la commission …
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Ottawa commits $250-million funding for polio eradication

Ottawa says it will boost its funding for global polio eradication efforts with a $250-million commitment over the next six years, aimed at eliminating the disease from every country by 2018. The Global Polio Eradication Initiative says it wants wipe out new occurrences of polio by 2018. The highly infectious disease usually strikes children under 5 and can cause paralysis and …
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The vaccine summit, an opportunity for heightened Canadian leadership

Next week is World Immunization Week. On April 24-25, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi will co-host an important vaccine summit. The gathering aims to celebrate the advances in polio eradication, highlight the links between routine immunization and polio, as well as to raise the profile of Islamic leadership in efforts to immunize …
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Succès de RÉSULTATS Canada sur l’Engagement du Canada pour la Polio

RÉSULTATS Canada a le plaisir de vous informer qu’aujourd’hui le ministre de la Coopération internationale Julian Fantino a annoncé une augmentation de la contribution du Canada à l’Initiative pour l’éradication mondiale de la poliomyélite (IEMP). L’annonce du ministre Fantino a été faite pendant le Sommet des vaccins à Abou Dhabi, co-organisé par la Fondation Bill et Melinda Gates …
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