The Devastating Opportunity Costs Of B.C.'s 'Balanced Budget'

The Devastating Opportunity Costs Of B.C.'s 'Balanced Budget'

Lizanne Foster  02.25.2016
I have a friend who is so poor that sometimes he will buy one can of tuna so that both he and his cat can eat. He's not the only B.C. citizen...
Canada Needs To Stem The Tide Of 'Stolen' Aboriginal Children

Canada Needs To Stem The Tide Of 'Stolen' Aboriginal Children

Craig and Marc Kielburger  02.18.2016
Almost half of Canadian children in foster care are aboriginal, even though indigenous people make up less than five per cent of the population,...
B.C. Voters Care About More Than Money

B.C. Voters Care About More Than Money

Lizanne Foster  01.11.2016
Does Premier Christy Clark believe that money is the only thing on the minds of voters? Does she think that voters are really enjoying...
5 Things To Know About Food Insecurity In Canada

5 Things To Know About Food Insecurity In Canada

Carolyn Shimmin  01. 4.2016
Food insecurity, also known as 'food poverty,' can cause significant anxiety over diminishing household food supplies and result in individuals...
Responding To Negative News: Spread Light, Be A Changemaker

Responding To Negative News: Spread Light, Be A Changemaker

Shujaat Wasty  12.17.2015
For every tragic incident in the world today, there are countless more women and men humanitarians -- changemakers -- making the world...
5 Ways To 'Give Smart' This Giving Tuesday

5 Ways To 'Give Smart' This Giving Tuesday

World Vision  11.30.2015
For me, Giving Tuesday isn't a stand-alone event. It marks the beginning of my holiday giving, and fits right in with the spirit of the...
How A Couple In Their 90s Is Helping To Care For The World's Children

How A Couple In Their 90s Is Helping To Care For The World's Children

Joan Kelley Weisshaar Walker  11.27.2015
There's nothing I admire more than a couple with an enduring love and a commitment to giving back. Such is the case of John and Olga Gattinger....
Child Poverty A 'Chronic Nightmare' In This Province

Child Poverty A 'Chronic Nightmare' In This Province

CP  11.24.2015
Almost one in five children across the country lives below the poverty line.
Which Child Are You Important To This Universal Children's Day?

Which Child Are You Important To This Universal Children's Day?

Debbie Wolfe  11.20.2015
On Universal Children's Day, I challenge you to look at the canvas of the world's children, and see where the holes are. Whether it's...
On World Food Day, Treat Yourself While Helping Others

On World Food Day, Treat Yourself While Helping Others

World Vision  10.16.2015
Friday is World Food Day, the perfect day to join thousands of people around the world by treating yourself (and others), to the most expensive...
Child Poverty Data Aims To Put Issue On Election Agenda

Child Poverty Data Aims To Put Issue On Election Agenda

CP  10. 7.2015
Campaign 2000, an anti-poverty group, is hoping to put poverty issues into the campaign spotlight as the federal election looms.
SDGs Put Federal Government on the Hot Seat for Poverty

SDGs Put Federal Government on the Hot Seat for Poverty

Megan Hooft  10. 7.2015
When it comes to poverty in this country, there is no question about it: our national government is failing. Latest estimates peg poverty...
How Canada Is Helping Children in the World's Most Fragile Country

How Canada Is Helping Children in the World's Most Fragile Country

World Vision  10. 3.2015
South Sudan has been ranked the most fragile country on earth for the past two years. On a recent trip to remote Warrap State, I witnessed...
My Responsibility as a Millennial to the World's Children

My Responsibility as a Millennial to the World's Children

World Vision  09.24.2015
We Millennials have grown up. We've gone from passionate teens to professionals, flexing our leadership muscles in the workplace. We still...
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