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Posted July 28th 2015
The Development Fund supports projects that improve all areas of individual and community life in the Global South. Through the work of MCIC member agencies and their local partners, these projects are part of a long-term development process, rooted in a commitment to empowerment and self-determination for all peoples.
Posted June 15th 2015
(from left to right: Monelle Benjamin, Catherine Bergs, Elyse Cook-MCIC Public Engagement Coordinator, Annette Greene, Tianna Philippot)
The Global Citizenship Award recognizes Grade 12 students, and Educators who have engaged in meaningful global citizenship activities aimed at making a more just and sustainable world. We recognize global citizens who understand that their actions make a difference, here and around the world and act as leaders in making positive change.
Posted June 11th 2015
Stonewall Collegiate becomes Canada’s second and Manitoba’s first Fair Trade School. Fairtrade Canada’s Fair Trade School Program recognizes schools demonstrating strong commitment to fair trade. Stonewall Collegiate joins as a sustainable leader supporting the work and lives of more than 1.5 million Fairtrade farmers and workers across 74 countries. Students witness the impact that they can have: “Being part of the fair trade movement has helped me understand the struggles people in developing countries have. It is important for everyone to become educated if we really want to make a change” says Sherry LaCoste, student.
Posted May 19th 2015
On Wednesday May 13, in the framework of its annual conference, the Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) awarded four prizes to Canadian civil society organizations (CSOs) working in international development, in recognition of their innovative and effective projects and their impact in developing countries.