#Canada

  • Article: Canada Must Protect 30% of Its Land and Water to Avoid ‘Nature Emergency’: Report
    Environment

    Canada Must Protect 30% of Its Land and Water to Avoid ‘Nature Emergency’: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 18, 2019

    In 2010, Canada agreed to a goal of protecting at least 17% of its land and inland waters by 2020. Read more

  • Article: Cambodia Is the Latest Country to Send Containers of Garbage Back to the US and Canada
    Environment

    Cambodia Is the Latest Country to Send Containers of Garbage Back to the US and Canada

    By Joe McCarthy|July 18, 2019

    "Cambodia is not a dustbin.” Read more

  • Article: This Canadian Restaurant Gives Free Food to Those Who Can't Afford to Pay
    Food & Hunger

    This Canadian Restaurant Gives Free Food to Those Who Can't Afford to Pay

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 10, 2019

    Its sign reads: “Free meal for the homeless every day from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.” Read more

  • Article: Almost Half of All Indigenous Children in Canada Live in Poverty
    Citizenship

    Almost Half of All Indigenous Children in Canada Live in Poverty

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 9, 2019

    The on-reserve child poverty rate is about three times the national rate. Read more

  • Article: 'Little Free Pantries' Pop Up Around the World to Help People Who Can't Afford Food
    Food & Hunger

    'Little Free Pantries' Pop Up Around the World to Help People Who Can't Afford Food

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 8, 2019

    Food insecurity affects over 4 million people living in Canada. Read more

  • Article: 69 Containers of Garbage Returned to Canada After Philippines President Says to 'Eat It'
    Environment

    69 Containers of Garbage Returned to Canada After Philippines President Says to 'Eat It'

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 2, 2019

    The garbage caused quite a feud between the two countries. Read more

  • Article: Canada's Second National HIV Testing Day Takes Place in Over 100 Communities
    Health

    Canada's Second National HIV Testing Day Takes Place in Over 100 Communities

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 27, 2019

    Only 20% of Canadians living with HIV are unaware of their HIV-positive status. Read more

  • Article: This House in Canada Is Made of 600,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles
    Environment

    This House in Canada Is Made of 600,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles

    By Sushmita Roy|June 26, 2019

    The project could help save the planet and create homes at the same time. Read more