About Jackie Marchildon

Jackie Marchildon is a Bilingual Editor at Global Citizen in Toronto.

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  1. Article: The Future Is Female: First Woman Infantry Officer to Lead the Queen’s Guard Is Canadian
    Girls & Women

    The Future Is Female: First Woman Infantry Officer to Lead the Queen’s Guard Is Canadian

    By Jackie Marchildon| June 27, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    A perfect example of women taking charge and leading their troops — literally. Read more

  2. Article: 11 Must-Watch Environmental Documentaries From The Last 10 Years
    Environment

    11 Must-Watch Environmental Documentaries From The Last 10 Years

    By Jackie Marchildon| June 27, 2017

    There’s no time like the present to better understand the planet and our effects on it. Read more

  3. Article: These Discriminatory Laws Still Affect Indigenous People Today — Especially Women
    Citizenship

    These Discriminatory Laws Still Affect Indigenous People Today — Especially Women

    By Jackie Marchildon| June 27, 2017

    Canada 150 may be in the spotlight, but the Indian Act just turned 141 — not that we’re celebrating. Read more

  4. Article: Here’s How You Can Celebrate Canada 150 Without Taking Away from Indigenous Culture
    Citizenship

    Here’s How You Can Celebrate Canada 150 Without Taking Away from Indigenous Culture

    By Jackie Marchildon| June 23, 2017

    There’s a reason people are sitting out Canada 150 celebrations. Read more

  5. Article: It's About Time: National Aboriginal Day in Canada Is Getting a New Name
    Citizenship

    It's About Time: National Aboriginal Day in Canada Is Getting a New Name

    By Jackie Marchildon| June 21, 2017

    Take part in #NADCanada activities and learn about Indigenous history, cultures and traditions. Read more

  6. Article: Canada Just Passed a Bill to Protect Trans And Nonbinary Citizens
    Citizenship

    Canada Just Passed a Bill to Protect Trans And Nonbinary Citizens

    By Jackie Marchildon| June 20, 2017

    Happy Pride! Bill C-16 was passed following more than a decade of lobbying. Read more

  7. Article: Restaurants Are Raising Money for Charity — By Duking It Out on the Soccer Field
    Food & Hunger

    Restaurants Are Raising Money for Charity — By Duking It Out on the Soccer Field

    By Jackie Marchildon| June 19, 2017

    GOALMTL raises funds for nonprofit organizations that help support families, youth, and more. Read more

  8. Article: What Canada's Female-First Foreign Aid Policy Really Means for Women
    Girls & Women

    What Canada's Female-First Foreign Aid Policy Really Means for Women

    By Jackie Marchildon| June 19, 2017 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    In store: Female empowerment, funding for women’s rights and a new voice in politics. Read more

  9. Article: This Canadian Is Delivering $10,000 Cheques to Every Capital to Help the Hungry
    Food & Hunger

    This Canadian Is Delivering $10,000 Cheques to Every Capital to Help the Hungry

    By Jackie Marchildon| June 15, 2017

    Geoff Gyles has delivered six of his fifteen $10,000 cheques so far. Read more

  10. Article: New Polio Cases Reported in DR Congo, the First in 5 Years
    Health

    New Polio Cases Reported in DR Congo, the First in 5 Years

    By Jackie Marchildon| June 14, 2017

    Cases like these remind us why contributions are still important in the fight to end polio. Read more

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