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The lowdown on early childhood care and development

Claire | Mar 28, 2016

FACT: Every year, 200 million children survive their early years of life, but don’t reach their full potential. Here at Plan, we recognize the importance of early childhood care. It helps boost a child’s development and improve their future performance [...] Read more »

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10 facts you didn’t know about water

Desiree Buitenbos | Mar 22, 2016

Take a moment to imagine your day-to-day life without water. How would you shower, brush your teeth, clean your dishes, hydrate your body, or even use the bathroom? Water is an essential part of life, yet many of us take [...] Read more »

Meet Caroline Riseboro

Caroline Riseboro | Mar 14, 2016

On March 7, 2016, Caroline Riseboro joined Plan International Canada as our new President & Chief Executive Officer. We are pleased to introduce you to her today. Watch for regular CEO updates from Caroline in your e-newsletter. A message to our [...] Read more »

A group of mothers participating in a workshop hosted by Plan

The Zika virus: 4 things you need to know

Claire | Mar 14, 2016

You’ve heard it on the news, seen it on the web and heard rumblings on your morning commute. The Zika virus has surged into mainstream media, and as cases continue to rise in Latin America, the World Health Organization has [...] Read more »