Syrian refugee crisis - double your impact

The Government of Canada announced the creation of the Syria Emergency Relief Fund matching every eligible dollar donated by individual Canadians in response to the impact of the conflict in Syria. Oxfam has reached over 1.5 million people impacted by the Syria crisis, across Syria, Lebanon and Jordan.

Feministing Foreign Policy

On September 15, 2015, three Nobel peace laureates joined Canadian women thought-leaders in Ottawa for an inspiring pre-federal election conversation on the potential for feminist ideas and approaches to transform foreign policy.
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If you ask political parties or the media, this election is about the middle class. If you ask me, it’s about people living in poverty.

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The international community is proving utterly inadequate in helping Syrians both inside and outside their country. Oxfam’s damning verdict is in a new report today Solidarity with Syrians that analyses the “fair shares    ... more

The United Nations’ Open Debate and High Level Review on Women, Peace and Security is just around the corner.

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Syrian refugee women living in an informal settlement line the side of a road mid-morning waiting to depart to the tomato fields in Lebanon's Bekaa valley. Photo credit: Maya Hautefeuille / Oxfam
Early reviews of last night’s Munk Debate on foreign policy have been positive. There was a substantive airing of some important issues. And there was glaring oversight too. Slightly more than half of all Canadians were not represented on the debate stage.     ... more
That's why Oxfam teamed up with the Up For Debate campaign.     ... more
Wake up and smell the issues
Election season is heating up. The leaders debate on economic policy is almost upon us. And my mother wants me to say a few things to those who aspire to lead our country.    ... more