About Jackie Marchildon

Jackie Marchildon is Global Citizen’s managing editor for North America, based in Toronto, Ontario. She is the principal reporter for Canada, as well as the lead reporter on global health, covering issues ranging from foreign policy and universal health coverage, to disease outbreaks and immunization efforts, to polio eradication. Jackie is especially interested in how gender influences global health. Her noteworthy reporting includes a reporting project on female genital mutilation in Canada.

Stories

  1. Article: Canada's Economy Will Only Recover if Marginalized Communities Get Support: Report

    Canada's Economy Will Only Recover if Marginalized Communities Get Support: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 31, 2020

    COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted marginalized communities around the world. Read more

  2. Article: This Nonprofit Is Tackling COVID-19 by Improving Health Systems From Nursing Homes to Refugee Camps

    This Nonprofit Is Tackling COVID-19 by Improving Health Systems From Nursing Homes to Refugee Camps

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 28, 2020

    International Medical Corps aims to improve quality of life for people around the world. Read more

  3. Article: Canada Just Pledged $1.5 Million to Help Low-Income Communities Access Fresh Produce

    Canada Just Pledged $1.5 Million to Help Low-Income Communities Access Fresh Produce

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 15, 2020

    The funding will go to an initiative that offers prescriptions for produce, among other things. Read more

  4. Article: Business Leaders Just Announced a Plan to Combat Anti-Black Racism in Canada

    Business Leaders Just Announced a Plan to Combat Anti-Black Racism in Canada

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 14, 2020

    The BlackNorth Initiative will work with companies to implement strategies that will reduce racism. Read more

  5. Article: Angelina Jolie Calls on World to Invest in Education for Refugees at UN Event

    Angelina Jolie Calls on World to Invest in Education for Refugees at UN Event

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 13, 2020

    Education is a “basic human right that must not be denied.” Read more

  6. Article: 3 Incredible Moments From 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future — The Summit'

    3 Incredible Moments From 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future — The Summit'

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 27, 2020

    From world leaders to activists to artists, the summit showcased global conversations of unity. Read more

  7. Article: Christine and the Queens Just Asked France, Belgium, and Luxembourg to Support an Equitable Response to COVID-19

    Christine and the Queens Just Asked France, Belgium, and Luxembourg to Support an Equitable Response to COVID-19

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 22, 2020

    Chris took to Twitter to urge the world leaders to support 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future.' Read more

  8. Article: How Racism and Discrimination Prevent Access to Good Health and Well-Being for All

    How Racism and Discrimination Prevent Access to Good Health and Well-Being for All

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 17, 2020

    Marginalization’s impact on health has become all the more evident due to COVID-19. Read more

  9. Article: Shakira Just Asked Justin Trudeau to Step Up Funding for COVID-19 Tests, Vaccines, and Treatments
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    Shakira Just Asked Justin Trudeau to Step Up Funding for COVID-19 Tests, Vaccines, and Treatments

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|June 15, 2020

    The singer-songwriter called on Canada to ensure that everyone, everywhere can combat the pandemic. Read more

  10. Article: Miley Cyrus Just Called on Ireland, Italy, Spain, and the Netherlands to Tackle Racial Inequalities in Health
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    Miley Cyrus Just Called on Ireland, Italy, Spain, and the Netherlands to Tackle Racial Inequalities in Health

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 12, 2020

    The star is calling for unity in responding to COVID-19’s impact on marginalized communities. Read more