Most Recent Content from: Jackie Marchildon

  • Article: Bill and Melinda Gates Just Launched a Biotech Startup to Fight Diseases
    Health

    Bill and Melinda Gates Just Launched a Biotech Startup to Fight Diseases

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 11, 2018

    The organization will focus on fighting malaria and TB — not making money. Read more

  • Article: Canada Is Committing $400 Million to Girls’ Education
    AdvocacyEducation

    Canada Is Committing $400 Million to Girls’ Education

    By Madge Thomas  and  Jackie Marchildon|June 10, 2018

    Trudeau announced G7 will support girls' education with $3.8B over three years. Read more

  • Article: Canada Will Soon Provide Low-Income Families With $10-Per-Month Internet
    Citizenship

    Canada Will Soon Provide Low-Income Families With $10-Per-Month Internet

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 8, 2018

    Access to the internet is becoming more and more important — especially in schools. Read more

  • Article: Malala Calls on G7 Leaders to Commit to Girls' Education
    Education

    Malala Calls on G7 Leaders to Commit to Girls' Education

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 7, 2018

    There are 130 million girls out of school around the world. Read more

  • Article: Trudeau Faces Protesters Outside Pipeline Meeting With Indigenous Committee
    Environment

    Trudeau Faces Protesters Outside Pipeline Meeting With Indigenous Committee

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 6, 2018

    The federal government purchased Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline for $4.5 million last week. Read more

  • Article: More Than 7 Million People in South Sudan Could Soon Face Starvation
    Food & Hunger

    More Than 7 Million People in South Sudan Could Soon Face Starvation

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 6, 2018

    Conflict, climate, and lack of access are set to push millions into starvation. Read more

  • Article: High-Profile Feminists Call for Change Ahead of This Week's G7 Summit
    Girls & Women

    High-Profile Feminists Call for Change Ahead of This Week's G7 Summit

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 5, 2018

    The G7 gender council wants leaders to commit to pay equity and health care funding. Read more

  • Article: Canada Should Recycle 85% of Single-Use Plastics by 2025, NGOs Say
    Environment

    Canada Should Recycle 85% of Single-Use Plastics by 2025, NGOs Say

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 4, 2018

    If Canada wants to be an environmental leader, it needs to start acting like one. Read more