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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom meets children and families affected by Boko Haram violence on Niger trip

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom meets children and families affected by Boko Haram violence on Niger trip Canada NewsWire NEW YORK, and NIAMEY, Niger, Feb. 23, 2017 1.3 million children displaced by violence across region Download multimedia assets at: http://uni.cf/2lqHMtE NEW YORK, and NIAMEY, Niger, Feb. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom this week […]

World Vision warns that urgent action is needed to save children dying of hunger in South Sudan

World Vision warns that urgent action is needed to save children dying of hunger in South Sudan Canada NewsWire MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 23, 2017 MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 23, 2017 /CNW/ – Famine has officially been declared in Unity State, South Sudan – the first to be declared anywhere in the world in six years – […]

LCBO raises funds for Children’s Aid Foundation

LCBO raises funds for Children’s Aid Foundation Canada NewsWire TORONTO, Feb. 23, 2017 TORONTO, Feb. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Starting February 26, the public can support the Children’s Aid Foundation by making a donation at any of the more than 650 LCBO stores throughout Ontario. Donation boxes for Children’s Aid Foundation will be displayed at LCBO […]

AFN and Caring Society Mark 10th Anniversary of Human Rights Complaint on Discrimination Against First Nations Children

AFN and Caring Society Mark 10th Anniversary of Human Rights Complaint on Discrimination Against First Nations Children Canada NewsWire OTTAWA, Feb. 23, 2017 OTTAWA, Feb. 23, 2017 /CNW/ – Today, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Cindy Blackstock, Executive Director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society (the Caring […]

B.C. kids at risk from second-hand child car seats and installation mistakes – new BCAA Survey

B.C. kids at risk from second-hand child car seats and installation mistakes – new BCAA Survey Canada NewsWire BURNABY, BC, Feb. 23, 2017 BURNABY, BC, Feb. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - A new BCAA survey reveals many parents take risks when transporting their kids such as using a second-hand child car seat and not checking regularly for […]

/R E P E A T — Media Advisory – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Cindy Blackstock of FNCFCS to Mark Ten Year Anniversary of Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Complaint on Discrimination Against First Nations Children/

/R E P E A T — Media Advisory – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Cindy Blackstock of FNCFCS to Mark Ten Year Anniversary of Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Complaint on Discrimination Against First Nations Children/ Canada NewsWire OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2017 OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief […]

/R E P E A T — MEDIA ADVISORY – UNICEF Canada CEO in Jordan and available for comment on Syrian humanitarian and refugee crisis and Canada’s commitment/

/R E P E A T — MEDIA ADVISORY – UNICEF Canada CEO in Jordan and available for comment on Syrian humanitarian and refugee crisis and Canada’s commitment/ Canada NewsWire TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2017 TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - UNICEF Canada’s President and CEO David Morley will be joining the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of […]

MEDIA ADVISORY – UNICEF Canada CEO in Jordan and available for comment on Syrian humanitarian and refugee crisis and Canada’s commitment

MEDIA ADVISORY – UNICEF Canada CEO in Jordan and available for comment on Syrian humanitarian and refugee crisis and Canada’s commitment Canada NewsWire TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2017 TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2017/CNW/ - UNICEF Canada’s President and CEO David Morley will be joining the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, to visit Canadian-support […]

Media Advisory – 3-year-old Queens County Girl to receive a wish from Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Chapter!

Media Advisory – 3-year-old Queens County Girl to receive a wish from Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Chapter! Canada NewsWire LIVERPOOL, NS, Feb. 22, 2017 LIVERPOOL, NS, Feb. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Chapter, will be granting 3-year-old Destiny Roy’s heartfelt wish. Destiny was diagnosed with severe Cerebral […]

Media Advisory – 4-year-old Truro Boy to receive his wish to go to Beaches Negril to see Sesame Street character!

Media Advisory – 4-year-old Truro Boy to receive his wish to go to Beaches Negril to see Sesame Street character! Canada NewsWire TRURO, NS, Feb. 22, 2017 TRURO, NS, Feb. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia Chapter, will be granting 4-year-old Adam Davis’ heartfelt wish. Adam was diagnosed with an Immature […]

400 leaders hailing from 50 countries for child nutrition – Montreal to host the 19th edition of the Global Child Nutrition Forum in September 2017

400 leaders hailing from 50 countries for child nutrition – Montreal to host the 19th edition of the Global Child Nutrition Forum in September 2017 Canada NewsWire MONTREAL, Feb. 22, 2017 MONTREAL, Feb. 22, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – The mayor of Montreal, Mr. Denis Coderre, announced today the 19th edition of the Global Child Nutrition Forum […]

New Documentary on International Catholic Youth Gathering Coming to Canada

New Documentary on International Catholic Youth Gathering Coming to Canada Canada NewsWire NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 22, 2017 World Youth Day Kraków: A Pilgrimage of Mercy to premiere Feb. 26 on Salt + Light TV NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 22, 2017 /CNW/ — An inspiring new documentary, World Youth Day Kraków: A Pilgrimage of Mercy, […]

Media Advisory – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Cindy Blackstock of FNCFCS to Mark Ten Year Anniversary of Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Complaint on Discrimination Against First Nations Children

Media Advisory – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Cindy Blackstock of FNCFCS to Mark Ten Year Anniversary of Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Complaint on Discrimination Against First Nations Children Canada NewsWire OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2017 OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Cindy Blackstock, Executive Director […]

Canada to welcome 1200 Yazidi and other survivors of Daesh

Canada to welcome 1200 Yazidi and other survivors of Daesh Canada NewsWire OTTAWA, Feb. 21, 2017 OTTAWA, Feb. 21, 2017 /CNW/ – Canada plans to welcome approximately 1200 survivors of Daesh this year, including vulnerable Yazidi women and children and their families, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Minister Ahmed Hussen announced today.  It is expected […]

Media Advisory – Update on Canada’s plan to resettle vulnerable Yazidi women and children, and other survivors of Daesh

Media Advisory – Update on Canada’s plan to resettle vulnerable Yazidi women and children, and other survivors of Daesh Canada NewsWire OTTAWA, Feb. 21, 2017 OTTAWA, Feb. 21, 2017 /CNW/ – The Honourable Ahmed D. Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship will be joined by departmental officials to provide an update on Canada’s plan […]

The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative, Save the Children, UNICEF Canada and World Vision Canada welcome Canada’s continued leadership in championing the rights of children affected by armed conflict

The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative, Save the Children, UNICEF Canada and World Vision Canada welcome Canada’s continued leadership in championing the rights of children affected by armed conflict Canada NewsWire TORONTO and HALIFAX, Feb. 21, 2017 TORONTO and HALIFAX, Feb. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative, Save the Children, UNICEF Canada […]

WestJet calculates what caring looks like

WestJet calculates what caring looks like Canada NewsWire CALGARY, Feb. 21, 2017 New video celebrates 10 years of WestJet Cares for Kids CALGARY, Feb. 21, 2017 /CNW/ – WestJet today celebrated the tenth anniversary of its signature community investment program, WestJet Cares for Kids, with the release of its newest video, Celebrating 10 years of […]

New Partnership Brings Mental Health to the Front of the Class

New Partnership Brings Mental Health to the Front of the Class Canada NewsWire OTTAWA, Feb. 21, 2017 OTTAWA, Feb. 21, 2017 /CNW/ – Physical and Health Education Canada (PHE Canada) and The Co-operators are proud to announce a new partnership that will support mental health literacy and improve well-being in school communities across Canada. Teach […]

Nearly 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen – UNICEF

Nearly 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen – UNICEF Canada NewsWire NEW YORK, DAKAR, NAIROBI and AMMAN, Feb. 20, 2017 Download videos from: http://weshare.unicef.org/Package/2AMZIFDD22Q Download photos from: http://bit.ly/2m1OsQo NEW YORK, DAKAR, NAIROBI and AMMAN, Feb. 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Almost 1.4 million children are at […]

/R E P E A T — MEDIA ADVISORY – Scotiabank brings Canada’s celebration of hockey to CFB Borden/

/R E P E A T — MEDIA ADVISORY – Scotiabank brings Canada’s celebration of hockey to CFB Borden/ Canada NewsWire CFB BORDEN, ON, Feb. 14, 2017 CFB Borden hosts Old Timers game as part of Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada celebrations CFB BORDEN, ON, Feb. 14, 2017 /CNW/ – Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada’s […]

CHEO to receive new patient monitors as a result of Hydro Ottawa E-Billing campaign

CHEO to receive new patient monitors as a result of Hydro Ottawa E-Billing campaign Canada NewsWire OTTAWA, Feb. 17, 2017 OTTAWA, Feb. 17, 2017 /CNW/ – The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) received $101,805 for new patient monitors from Hydro Ottawa today as a result of its successful 2016 Go Paperless campaign. The Hydro […]

Canada Reaches Health Funding Agreement with British Columbia

Canada Reaches Health Funding Agreement with British Columbia Canada NewsWire OTTAWA, Feb. 17, 2017 OTTAWA, Feb. 17, 2017 /CNW/ – Canada’s public healthcare system is a source of pride. The Government of Canada and the Government of British Columbia are committed to ensuring it is there to meet the needs of Canadians. Today, the federal […]

Number of Ukrainian children needing aid nearly doubles to one million over the past year – UNICEF

Number of Ukrainian children needing aid nearly doubles to one million over the past year – UNICEF Canada NewsWire KYIV and GENEVA, Feb. 17, 2017 KYIV and GENEVA, Feb. 17, 2017 /CNW/ – As the volatile conflict in eastern Ukraine enters its fourth year, one million children are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance – nearly […]

Bringing Elders and Youth Together in Rankin Inlet

Bringing Elders and Youth Together in Rankin Inlet Canada NewsWire RANKIN INLET, NU, Feb. 17, 2017 Upgrades to Centre will provide training to Inuit and help improve quality of life in the community RANKIN INLET, NU, Feb. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible […]

Research Calls for New Approach to Youth Employment Training Strategies in Africa

Research Calls for New Approach to Youth Employment Training Strategies in Africa Youth Livelihood Diaries Shed New Light on Working Lives of African Youth Canada NewsWire KIGALI, Rwanda, Feb. 17, 2017 KIGALI, Rwanda, Feb. 17, 2017 /CNW/ — Innovative research released today by The MasterCard Foundation is making the case for a new approach to youth […]