January 5, 2017 | Christa Hesselink

Seek the Sweet in 2017

Special to the Blog: Happy New Year! I hope you enjoy this sweet take on New Year resolutions from guest blogger, Christa Hesselink. Wishing you all…

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November 17, 2016 | Doug Blackburn

#MoreCanada. What do you think?

A World Vision crew recently took to the streets to capture Canadians’ thoughts on our country’s foreign aid program. We found Canadians—in most part—consider us…

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November 2, 2016 | Joanne Doyley

Fill a Stable for Christmas

Every November, congregants from Paris Presbyterian Church in Paris, Ontario host a “Fill a Stable” event with their annual Gift Catalogue Luncheon. While the air…

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July 21, 2016 | Doug Blackburn

Speaking Into Politics From Faith

Government leaders asked development organizations and “engaged Canadian citizens” for input into Canada’s aid program. At, World Vision, we, in turn, reached out with a…

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July 4, 2016 | Doug Blackburn

Trudeau Asks: “How should Canada respond to the most vulnerable?”

Prime Minister Trudeau has called a public consultation on Canada’s international assistance program. Through the International Assistance Review, he is asking for input from development…

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June 9, 2016 | Doug Blackburn

Supply Chains and Children

In addition, 21 million people worldwide – children and adults – are forced into labour. They’re coerced, trapped, and intimidated to perform jobs, which are…

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May 13, 2016 | Bernie Zebarth

What a Difference a Goat Makes

We visited World Vision Canada ADPs (Area Development Programs) in the central plateau of Haiti. On several occasions, we met families who had been recipients…

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May 5, 2016 | Doug Blackburn

Introducing the Conscious Consumer Challenge

1.2 million children are sold into child slavery every year. How far are you willing to go for the fight to end child slavery? Geesh!…

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April 15, 2016 | Bernie Zebarth

A Report From the Field: Haiti 5 Years Later

Special to the Blog: Recently the FreddyLink group from Fredericton, New Brunswick travelled to visit their ADP (Area Development Projects) in Haiti. Here are some…

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February 17, 2016 | Doug Blackburn

World Day of Social Justice is coming… Let’s Talk Shrimp!

Who knew there was an international “Day for Social Justice?” I didn’t until recently. But that’s OK, it’s only been around since 2009. This relatively…

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