#Canadian politics

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

    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

  • Article: Canada Just Passed a Bill to Protect Trans And Nonbinary Citizens

    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

  • Article: Canada Makes $100 Million Pledge for Polio Eradication

    Canada Makes $100 Million Pledge for Polio Eradication

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 12, 2017

    “Women and girls will build a better world — a polio-free world.” Read more

  • Article: GC Unplugged: A Night of Music and Education Advocacy at the Chateau Laurier

    GC Unplugged: A Night of Music and Education Advocacy at the Chateau Laurier

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 8, 2017

    Global Citizen designed the GC Unplugged event to discuss the key issues in girls' education. Read more

  • Article: Justin Trudeau Asks Pope to Apologize to Indigenous Peoples of Canada

    Justin Trudeau Asks Pope to Apologize to Indigenous Peoples of Canada

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 30, 2017

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met privately with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday. Read more

  • Article: 10 Times Canadian Leaders Inspired Us to Be Global Citizens

    10 Times Canadian Leaders Inspired Us to Be Global Citizens

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 24, 2017

    These quotes from political leaders past and present serve as a dose of Global Citizen inspiration. Read more

  • Article: Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose Calls for More Women in Government as She Steps Down From Office

    Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose Calls for More Women in Government as She Steps Down From Office

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 17, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Ambrose was the youngest woman in Canadian history to be appointed to cabinet when she was selected Read more

  • Article: The Canadian Budget & Gender-Based Analysis: A Win For Women?

    The Canadian Budget & Gender-Based Analysis: A Win For Women?

    By Chelsey Smith|March 29, 2017

    Adding a gender lens to the Canadian budget means examining the Canadian “average Joe”, who is s/he? Read more