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Fastathon 2018 Back to Our Roots – Small but Mighty. AND FUN!!!

31 May, 2018 - By

The theme for Fastathon 2018 was “Back to our Roots”. With this in mind, we explored not only what World Accord is doing at the grassroots level in Nepal, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, we also had a visit from Grey Owl who helped us return to our Native Canadian roots. There were 45 campers […]

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Uprooting Inequality, Nurturing Rights

30 Apr, 2018 - By

Women’s Empowerment through Agriculture and Food Systems A policy brief submitted by the Canadian Food Security Policy Group to Global Affairs Canada to inform the development of implementation strategies for Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy. Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy (FIAP) is well-targeted and ambitious. Empowering women and girls is widely considered to be […]

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Concert Fundraiser a BIG Success

19 Oct, 2017 - By

From busking at the Farmer’s Market to singing at the Winspear Concert Hall, Martin Kerr has sung his way into the hearts of Edmonton music lovers. Martin and his guitar were guests of Edmonton Community of Christ at a World Accord fundraiser on October 12th.  Ticket sales from the event totaled $2,200 (with $2348 received […]

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World Peace Starts With Me

05 Oct, 2017 - By

By Tina Heathers Many people are concerned with all the devastation they see around the world.  Between mass shootings, floods, fires, famine and poverty, people are getting bogged down with simple survival or the fear it creates. So, what can we do to help? Some people can travel to remote locations and physically help.  Others […]

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