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Time is running out for children as famine, drought and war threaten millions

Time is running out for children as famine, drought and war threaten millions Canada NewsWire NEW YORK, DAKAR, NAIROBI, AMMAN, and TORONTO, March 27, 2017 UNICEF says children can’t wait, with urgent request for nearly $255 million to respond to immediate needs in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen Download photos and videos from: […]

Media Invitation – 17th Annual Quebec Aboriginal Science Fair

Media Invitation – 17th Annual Quebec Aboriginal Science Fair Canada NewsWire ODANAK, QC, March 27, 2017 ODANAK, QC, March 27, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Kiuna Institution and the Quebec Aboriginal Science and Engineering Association (QASEA) invites you to the 17th annual Quebec Aboriginal Science Fair taking place primarily at Kiuna Institution in Odanak, March 28 […]

Canada supports engagement with Manitoba First Nations on child and family services

Canada supports engagement with Manitoba First Nations on child and family services Canada NewsWire WINNIPEG, March 27, 2017 WINNIPEG, March 27, 2017 /CNW/ – The well-being of Indigenous children and families is a priority for the Government of Canada. We are taking action and working with partners to help ensure that children receive the health […]

Sun Life Financial and the Montreal Canadiens provide children living with type 1 diabetes the opportunity to attend hockey camp

Sun Life Financial and the Montreal Canadiens provide children living with type 1 diabetes the opportunity to attend hockey camp Canada NewsWire MONTREAL, March 27, 2017 MONTREAL, March 27, 2017 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. and the Montreal Canadiens are proud to team up and provide children living with type 1 diabetes the opportunity to […]

Wanderluxe Celebrates the Joy of Giving and the Love of Travel

Wanderluxe Celebrates the Joy of Giving and the Love of Travel Canada NewsWire TORONTO, March 27, 2017 Gala fundraiser supports The Herbie Fund at SickKids and the Air Canada Foundation April 6 Wanderluxe gala and auction of bespoke travel experiences in support of The Herbie Fund at SickKids and the Air Canada Foundation Exclusive Canadian […]

Coming soon, secure browsing for Canadian youth

Coming soon, secure browsing for Canadian youth Canada NewsWire TORONTO, March 27, 2017 Groupe Média TFO enters strategic agreement with Qwant Junior TORONTO, March 27, 2017 /CNW/ - Groupe Média TFO has signed a partnership with Qwant, a search engine based in France which respects the privacy of its users, to launch Quant Junior in Canada. […]

/R E P E A T — Media Advisory – Media availability with Minister Bennett and the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs on Child and Family Services/

/R E P E A T — Media Advisory – Media availability with Minister Bennett and the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs on Child and Family Services/ Canada NewsWire WINNIPEG, March 26, 2017 WINNIPEG, March 26, 2017 /CNW/ – Please be advised that the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs will make an […]

Poverty, hunger and disease cripple childhood in Yemen as war completes two years

Poverty, hunger and disease cripple childhood in Yemen as war completes two years Canada NewsWire SANA’A, Yemen and TORONTO, March 26, 2017 SANA’A, Yemen and TORONTO, March 26, 2017 /CNW/ - As the conflict in Yemen enters its third year, families’ coping mechanisms are being stretched to their limit, risking a total collapse in resilience. According […]

Media Advisory – Media availability with Minister Bennett and the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs on Child and Family Services

Media Advisory – Media availability with Minister Bennett and the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs on Child and Family Services Canada NewsWire WINNIPEG, March 26, 2017 WINNIPEG, March 26, 2017 /CNW/ – Please be advised that the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs will make an announcement that supports Canada’s engagement on child […]

/C O R R E C T I O N — Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada/

/C O R R E C T I O N — Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada/ Canada NewsWire WINNIPEG, March 26, 2017 In the news release, Media Advisory – Media availability with Minister Bennett and the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs on Child and Family Services, issued 26-Mar-2017 by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada over CNW, […]

Federal Budget 2017 Announces Major Initiative to Increase Family Uptake of the Canada Learning Bond

Federal Budget 2017 Announces Major Initiative to Increase Family Uptake of the Canada Learning Bond Canada NewsWire TORONTO, March 24, 2017 New study shows education savings like the Canada Learning Bond boost completion of post-secondary education TORONTO, March 24, 2017 /CNW/ – The new Federal budget announces $12.5 million to help more low-income families start […]

Innovation meets Imagination: New Samsung Space at The Hospital for Sick Children helps bring patients closer to home

Innovation meets Imagination: New Samsung Space at The Hospital for Sick Children helps bring patients closer to home Canada NewsWire MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 23, 2017 Immersive new play space lets SickKids patients explore, connect and create with Samsung technology MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. today unveiled the Samsung Space at […]

Huggies Brand Launches Latest Diaper Innovation to Help the Smallest Babies

Huggies Brand Launches Latest Diaper Innovation to Help the Smallest Babies Canada NewsWire TORONTO, March 23, 2017 New Huggies Little Snugglers Nano Preemie Diapers were developed in close partnership with Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Nurses and Neonatal Therapists TORONTO, March 23, 2017 /CNW/ – Today Huggies, the #1 diaper brand in Canadian hospitals, is […]

Free Lindt mini chocolate bunnies for children at Easter Egg Hunts at Longo’s stores

Free Lindt mini chocolate bunnies for children at Easter Egg Hunts at Longo’s stores Canada NewsWire VAUGHAN, ON, March 23, 2017 Longo’s and Lindt are giving children a taste of the hunt leading up to Easter weekend VAUGHAN, ON, March 23, 2017 /CNW/ – Longo’s is giving children of all ages the chance to hone […]

Multi-year funding in budget welcome but need significant boost in annual allocations to build accessible, affordable, quality child care system over time

Multi-year funding in budget welcome but need significant boost in annual allocations to build accessible, affordable, quality child care system over time Canada NewsWire OTTAWA, March 22, 2017 OTTAWA, March 22, 2017 /CNW/ – Advocates for affordable child care applaud the federal government’s commitment to multi-year funding for early childhood education and child care but say […]

/R E P E A T — Nearly 600 million children will live in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040 – UNICEF/

/R E P E A T — Nearly 600 million children will live in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040 – UNICEF/ Canada NewsWire TORONTO and NEW YORK, March 22, 2017 Poorest children will be most affected as climate change worsens an ongoing water crisis Photos and video are available for download here: […]

Nearly 600 million children will live in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040 – UNICEF

Nearly 600 million children will live in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040 – UNICEF Canada NewsWire TORONTO and NEW YORK, March 22, 2017 Poorest children will be most affected as climate change worsens an ongoing water crisis Photos and video are available for download here: http://weshare.unicef.org/Package/2AMZIFDMEO9 TORONTO and NEW YORK, March 22, […]

We Vow: A new youth social justice campaign launches across Canada

We Vow: A new youth social justice campaign launches across Canada Canada NewsWire TORONTO, March 21, 2017 TORONTO, March 21, 2017 /CNW/ – We Vow, a new national youth campaign, has officially launched with a mission to inspire, engage and empower young people taking action against social injustice ­­– intolerance, racism, poverty and bullying — […]

Scouts Ask Canadians To Discover The Power Of A Simple Act of Kindness During Good Turn Week, April 29 – May 7, 2017

Scouts Ask Canadians To Discover The Power Of A Simple Act of Kindness During Good Turn Week, April 29 – May 7, 2017 Canada NewsWire OTTAWA, March 21, 2017 Scouts Canada launches more than 30 major Good Turn Week projects in communities across Canada OTTAWA, March 21, 2017 /CNW/ – In today’s fast paced society, […]

Montreal Children’s Hospital site development project: Valérie Plante wants to put families’ needs first

Montreal Children’s Hospital site development project: Valérie Plante wants to put families’ needs first Canada NewsWire MONTREAL, March 20, 2017 MONTREAL, March 20, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – The redevelopment of the former Montreal Children’s Hospital site must be conceived around the needs of Montreal families and the site’s immediate surroundings, said Valérie Plante, leader of the […]

B.C. kids to get $300,000 worth of revitalized play spaces – BCAA Play Here launches; adds more winners

B.C. kids to get $300,000 worth of revitalized play spaces – BCAA Play Here launches; adds more winners Canada NewsWire BURNABY, BC, March 20, 2017 Nominate a play space in need of help BURNABY, BC, March 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Now in its second year, BCAA Play Here, a multi-year community investment initiative will provide $300,000 […]

Purple Basketball Nets Make Heartfelt Point For Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver

Purple Basketball Nets Make Heartfelt Point For Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver Canada NewsWire VANCOUVER, March 20, 2017 VANCOUVER, March 20, 2017 /CNW/ – As excitement for March Madness ramps up, Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver is launching the Purple Net Project; an initiative that connects Big and Little Brothers through basketball. Based on a […]

Canada and First Nations Leadership Council working together on advancing First Nation child and family services in British Columbia

Canada and First Nations Leadership Council working together on advancing First Nation child and family services in British Columbia Canada NewsWire VANCOUVER, March 17, 2017 VANCOUVER, March 17, 2017 /CNW/ – The health and well-being of Indigenous children is a top priority for First Nation communities and the Government of Canada. We are committed to […]

UNICEF welcomes Canada’s assistance in response to famine crisis

UNICEF welcomes Canada’s assistance in response to famine crisis Canada NewsWire TORONTO, March 17, 2017 TORONTO, March 17, 2017 /CNW/ – UNICEF Canada has responded to today’s announcement by Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Ahmed D. Hussen of $119.25 million in funding to help scale up the humanitarian response to the famine in South […]

World Vision responds to Government of Canada’s announcement of funding for food crises in Africa

World Vision responds to Government of Canada’s announcement of funding for food crises in Africa Canada NewsWire MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 17, 2017 MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, World Vision Canada welcomed the Canadian government’s commitment of $119.25 million to address the escalating food crises in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen.  As a […]