Media Coverage

  • November 17, 2015

    Canadian doctor saw scenes of tragedy, human strength while treating migrants on Mediterranean

    When he climbed aboard the rickety wooden ship, Dr. Simon Bryant had no idea what awaited him below deck.

    Dozens of bodies, half-submerged in dirty bilge water, floated in and out of the small circle of light from his headlamp.

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    Source: thestar.com

  • September 18, 2015

    AIDS Committee of Ottawa celebrates 30 years of service

    Khaled Salam wasn’t yet 10 years old in July 1985 when a handful of gay activists formed the AIDS Committee of Ottawa. Thirty years later, it’s time to celebrate those founders and what they accomplished, said Salam, now the ACO‘s executive director.

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    Source: Ottawa Citizen

  • August 24, 2015

    Newfoundlander to be Recognized with Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award

    A Newfoundlander will be nationally recognized this fall for his exceptional volunteer work. Tyler Colbourne, who now lives in Halifax, will receive the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award. The ceremony takes place in Quebec City October 6th.

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  • Local youths travel to Colombia

    Two youth from Nipissing First Nation are part of a delegation that will travel to Colombia for a four month internship.

    Nipissing First Nation will welcome and host ten Aboriginal youth this weekend as they prepare for this experience.

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    Source: nugget.ca

  • Nipissing First Nation youth off to Columbia

    Nipissing First Nation (NFN) will welcome and host 10 Aboriginal youth this weekend as they prepare for a four month internship experience in Colombia.

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    Source: BAYTODAY.ca

  • August 17, 2015

    Rita S. Karakas on BTMontreal

    Watch Rita S. Karakas, President and CEO of Canada World Youth, discuss youth civic engagement on the television morning show BTMontreal.

     

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    Source: BTMontreal

  • June 12, 2015

    Lois Mitchell sworn in as Alberta’s new Lieutenant-Governor

    Calgary businesswoman Lois Mitchell couldn’t conceal her excitement at being installed as Alberta’s 18th lieutenant-governor on Friday.

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    Source: Calgary Herald

  • Scott Elliott, Chief Executive Officer of imagine1day

    VANCOUVER, June 12, 2015 /CNW/ - imagine1day (www.imagine1day.org) is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Elliott as the charity’s first-ever Chief Executive Officer. imagine1day – founded by Chip and Shannon Wilson in 2007 – is working towards a goal of ensuring all Ethiopians have access to education, free of foreign aid, by 2030.  The recently created CEO role is intended to lead the organization through its next phase of growth.

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    Source: newswire.ca

  • June 3, 2015

    Valedictorians say bye to Pen High

    Looking past high school, Warkentin has secured a scholarship at Quest University in Squamish, and Hirschfeld is looking into a volunteer placement through Canada World Youth — and he’s hoping to serve in Peru as a humanitarian and teacher.

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    Source: Penticton Western News

  • May 24, 2015

    Premier Notley names new cabinet

    Edmonton-Beverly-Clarview MLA, Deron Bilious will take on the portfolios of Municipal Affairs and Service Alberta.

    First elected for the riding in 2012, Bilious has a teaching career behind him as well as work with Canada World Youth.

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    Source: CTV News