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Upcoming Events

November 25, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Nov 25 to Dec 10th marks the annual and global '16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence'

November 27, 2014 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm
November 29, 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

News from the BC Council for International Cooperation

DFATD Typhoon Haiyan Reconstruction Assistance Call for Proposals - $20.6 million


Minister Oliver also announced, on behalf of Minister Paradis, the Typhoon Haiyan Reconstruction Assistance Call for Proposals. This call for proposals, valued at up to $20.6 million over a period of four years, is designed to help restore the livelihoods of people in the Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan. It forms part of the Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fund through which the Government of Canada matched the $85 million in eligible donations made by individual Canadians.

Why is Maternal and Newborn Child Health (MNCH) An Important Story?


When my own daughter was born here in Canada there were fifteen qualified medical professionals, all of them women, in the delivery room helping my wife. I remember because I counted, amidst my baffled amazement, all of the people and machines surrounding the focused glory of birth. Without Canada’s outstanding maternal and newborn health care system, including our doctors, nurses and state of the art facilities, it is possible neither my daughter nor my wife might have survived, what in so many parts of the world, was a complicated birth.

DFATD to Hold Calls for Proposals Technical Briefings by Webcast

Hosted by DFATD, these technical briefings will be open to the public and media. Briefings will take place at the three locations across the country and the webcasts will be open to interested civil society and private sector partners around the country. You are welcome to join in person or by webcast.

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