About Jackie Marchildon

Jackie Marchildon is the Senior Bilingual Editor at Global Citizen in Toronto.

Stories

  1. Article: More Children Were Vaccinated in 2017 Than Ever Before
    Health

    More Children Were Vaccinated in 2017 Than Ever Before

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 17, 2018

    But almost 20 million infants did not receive full immunization in 2017. Read more

  2. Article: Canada's Largest National Park Is Deteriorating
    Environment

    Canada's Largest National Park Is Deteriorating

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 16, 2018

    UNESCO issued a warning about Wood Buffalo National Park in 2017. Read more

  3. Article: Replacing Workers With Robots Will Increase Trafficking and Slavery: Report
    Girls & Women

    Replacing Workers With Robots Will Increase Trafficking and Slavery: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 13, 2018

    In the coming decades, 36 million people could lose their jobs to automation in Vietnam alone. Read more

  4. Article: These 'Tiny House Warriors' Have Occupied a Canadian Park for a Very Important Reason
    Environment

    These 'Tiny House Warriors' Have Occupied a Canadian Park for a Very Important Reason

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 12, 2018

    They plan to place tiny houses in the way of the pipeline’s construction path. Read more

  5. Article: Canada Says It Has a Plan to Tackle Poverty — But It's Unclear How It Will Work
    Citizenship

    Canada Says It Has a Plan to Tackle Poverty — But It's Unclear How It Will Work

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 11, 2018

    It’s not clear if the new strategy will have new money behind it. Read more

  6. Article: Australian Scientists Just Eliminated 80% of Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes in 3 Towns
    Health

    Australian Scientists Just Eliminated 80% of Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes in 3 Towns

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 11, 2018

    Aedes aegypti mosquitoes spread diseases like dengue fever and the Zika virus. Read more

  7. Article: The Heartbreaking Reason Girls and Women Avoid Drinking Water During India's Heatwaves
    Water & Sanitation

    The Heartbreaking Reason Girls and Women Avoid Drinking Water During India's Heatwaves

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 10, 2018

    They intentionally dehydrate themselves. Read more

  8. Article: Ontario Just Cancelled an Important Project To Update Indigenous Content in Schools
    Education

    Ontario Just Cancelled an Important Project To Update Indigenous Content in Schools

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 10, 2018

    New curricula were set to include teachings on the legacy of residential schools. Read more

  9. Article: Italy Will No Longer Ask Parents for Proof That They Vaccinated Their Children
    Health

    Italy Will No Longer Ask Parents for Proof That They Vaccinated Their Children

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 9, 2018

    This comes just months after the government announced it had reached an important vaccination goal. Read more

  10. Article: Ontario Minister Asks Trudeau for Help Ahead of Looming Refugee Housing Crisis
    Citizenship

    Ontario Minister Asks Trudeau for Help Ahead of Looming Refugee Housing Crisis

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 9, 2018

    The RCMP intercepted 20,593 asylum seekers in 2017 — in comparison to 2,464 in 2016. Read more