February 28, 2018

Culture Wars: Black History Month playlist

This Black History Month we have been posting a song a day from some of our favourite artists of colour. As the month comes to the end,…

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October 18, 2017

My heart is broken.

Samantha Nutt’s Eulogy for Gord Downie, published today in the Globe and Mail. My heart is broken. Shattered in ways that feel incomprehensible, though I knew this…

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September 13, 2017

Spotlight on: Winnipeg

War Child has a long history in Winnipeg, going all the way back to The Tragically Hip launching us onto the national stage, headlining the largest outdoor…

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August 16, 2017

UPDATE: South Sudan Famine Relief Efforts

For years, South Sudan has struggled with the instability brought on by conflict. Displacement, lack of access to education, sexual gender-based violence, inflation—the list goes on. On…

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July 25, 2017

Afghanistan: Before The Rain Of Fire

In 1977, a young Canadian, Chris Lowry, travelled through Afghanistan, following the hippy trail to India. The following year, a Marxist coup broke 60 years of uninterrupted…

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July 17, 2017

Twice the Miles, Twice the Impact.

Make your Miles Matter From July 17th until midnight July 23rd every Aeroplan mile donated to War Child will be doubled*. Miles help our local and international…

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June 29, 2017

Samantha Nutt: Words for Canada 150

Earlier this year, Samantha Nutt gave a a speech for The Walrus 150 series. Here is the video and text, just in time for Canada Day.  

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June 20, 2017

World Refugee Day

Half of the world’s refugees – a staggering 8 million – are children. They didn’t ask for the conflicts that tore apart their homes and communities. They

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May 11, 2017

South Sudan Famine: Causes & Solutions

War Child Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Samantha Nutt was on CBC’s The National recently to discuss the worsening state of famine in South Sudan. In case

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