Gillette Brings World’s First Razor Made for Caregivers to Canada

Gillette is proud to introduce Gillette TREO™, the world’s first assisted shaving razor, to caregivers in Canada. TREO is specifically designed for a caregiver to shave someone else, allowing caregivers to provide a dignified shaving experience for their loved ones who, for whatever reason, are unable to shave themselves. Gillette was inspired by real-world conversations that revealed the need for a product like TREO. Gillette knows that caregivers take on a lot and hopes that TREO can help make a meaningful difference in their daily routines with their loved ones…

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UN Women HeForShe movement rallies students in Canada for gender equality

HeForShe, the UN Women solidarity movement for gender equality, is embarking on its third #GetFree University Tour and this year, with a focus on engaging students in Canada to take action for a gender equal world. This year’s tour is building on the success of the inaugural 2015 #GetFree Tour in the UK and France that reached over 140,000 students and the US-based 2018 #GetFree Tour that reached over 85,000 students. The tour is expected to reach over 100,000 student leaders and advocates. In Canada, the United Nations is partnering…

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Oceana Launches Campaign in U.S. and Canada to Save North Atlantic Right Whales from Extinction

Oceana, the largest international advocacy organization dedicated solely to ocean conservation, today launched a campaign in the U.S. and Canada to help save the North Atlantic right whale from extinction. In a new report, Oceana details the dire reality facing North Atlantic right whales, highlighting their two greatest threats — entanglements in fishing gear and collisions with ships. Since 2017, 28 North Atlantic right whales have been confirmed dead in U.S. and Canadian waters and only around 400 animals remain. Scientists estimate that even a single human-caused right whale death…

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The Elsie Initiative Fund launched to increase uniformed women in UN peacekeeping

Today, a little more than five per cent of uniformed personnel in UN peacekeeping forces are women. At an event in New York on 28 March, UN Women, in partnership with the Government of Canada, the office of the UN Secretary-General, the UN Department of Peace Operations, and the UN Development Programme’s Multi-Partner Trust Fund Office, launched the Elsie Initiative Fund for uniformed women in Peace operations (Elsie Initiative) to increase meaningful participation of uniformed women in UN peacekeeping operations. Speaking at the event, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka…

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RMHC Families Thank Canadians for Their Support through Song

Families who’ve stayed at Ronald McDonald Houses across Canada are thanking Canadians for their generous support through a unique collaboration with world-renowned Canadian community-based choir, Choir!Choir!Choir!. Many Canadians are unaware that they’ve helped over 25,000 families staying at Ronald McDonald Houses and Family Rooms this year by simply visiting McDonald’s restaurants. Every day, Canadians support RMHC families by purchasing a Happy Meal or an RMHC Cookie, by giving at donation boxes and through the kiosks, and by visiting McDonald’s on McHappy Day. In fact, Canadians’ generous giving has allowed us…

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