Funding Shortfalls Threaten Children

UNICEF Canada-Funding shortfalls threaten education for children

Funding shortfalls threaten education for children living in conflict and disaster zones Funding shortfalls are threatening education for millions of children caught up in conflicts or disasters, UNICEF said today ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg. Of the $932 million needed this year for its education programs in emergency countries, UNICEF has so far received recorded voluntary [...]

Tobacco-Free Kids

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Oregon Will Be Third State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21 Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids The Oregon Legislature has taken bold action to protect kids from tobacco addiction and save lives by voting to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. Lawmakers gave final approval to the [...]

FOOTBALL FOR FRIENDSHIP

Viktor Zubkov, Fatma Samoura, Júlio Baptista, Philippe Le Floc’h (PRNewsfoto/GAZPROM FOOTBALL FOR FRIENDS)

The 2017 Gazprom International Children’s Forum “Soccer for Friendship” brought together children from 64 countries THE INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF CHILDREN “FOOTBALL FOR FRIENDSHIP” 2017, organized by Gazprom, official partner of FIFA and the 2018 FIFA World Cup ™, was held in St. Petersburg. More than 1,000 guests from 64 countries around the world attended the event. Young [...]

Baseball Hits Home

The Tampa Bay Rays-Miami Marlins baseball game was a relaxed setting where Wounded Warrior Project veterans and their families shared experiences, created new memories, and learned about how WWP programs can heal their bodies and minds. (PRNewsfoto/Wounded Warrior Project)

Baseball Stirs Colorful Memories for Wounded Warrior Project Veterans As Mike Jernigan emerged through a portal from one of the darkened hallways onto Tropicana Field, his senses were aroused by a mix of lasting baseball memories and eruption of bright colors. “You never forget the colors of green grass, red clay, and white lines,” the [...]

Gutsy Walkers

Nearly 20,000 people laced up their sneakers on Sunday at over 60 Gutsy Walk locations across the country. (CNW Group/Crohn's and Colitis Canada)

Gutsy Walkers show big support for Canadians with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s annual walk raises $3.2 million to support inflammatory bowel disease research Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s 2017 Gutsy Walk raised $3.2 million to support research, advocacy, awareness, and patient-focused programs to improve the lives of everyone impacted by Crohn’s [...]

Prince Harry’s Royal Salute

Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup 2017

Prince Harry Brings Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup to Asia Prince Harry takes to the polo field at the 2017 Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup cheered on by crowds in Singapore Under a blistering Singaporean sun and in front of a crowd of over 300 guests, Prince Harry today took to the field for the [...]

FACIAL RECOGNITION IN TRAVEL

Delta BagDrop

Delta is Testing Facial Recognition Technology, Plans First Biometric-Based Self-Service Bag Drop in U.S. The test, planned for Minneapolis this summer, is the latest in a string of innovative solutions giving customers choice in their own experience Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is introducing four self-service bag drop machines at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport this summer, a $600,000 investment [...]

Red Cross Response

American Red Cross volunteer Bailey Moir surveys the damage in her hometown of Canton, TX after tornadoes swept through this past weekend. Moir watches as people sort through their belongings in the rubble, knowing she is headed next to help her father do the same at his home nearby. (PRNewsfoto/American Red Cross)

Red Cross Responds to Deadly Severe Weather Across Six States Deadliest Start to Tornado Season in 9 Years; May is Peak Month for Tornadoes The American Red Cross is on the ground across six states, helping people affected by record severe storms, flooding and tornadoes which hit the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley regions. More [...]

Women in the World Summit

(L-R) 2017 Toyota Mothers of Invention Hahna Alexander of SolePower, Sarah Evans of Well Aware and Komal Dadlani of Lab4U attend the 8th Annual Women in the World Summit.

Toyota Shines Spotlight on Female Pioneers at 8th Annual Women in the World Summit This week, the 8th annual Tina Brown Live Media Women in the World Summit, presented and co-hosted by Toyota, featured the Mothers of Invention (MOI) Class of 2017, celebrating pioneers who are driving positive change in the world through innovation and [...]

Toronto Loves LG6

Raptors Point Guard, Cory Joseph, is a fan of the LG G6 and is its Canadian ambassador. (CNW Group/LG Electronics Canada)

The LG G6 Becomes the Official Smartphone of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Raptors On April 7, 2017 LG Electronics Canada will launch its latest smartphone, the LG G6, making it the official phone of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Raptors. This is an extension of an ongoing Platinum Level partnership with the MLSE and [...]