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North America is one of the geographical regions where UNICEF is currently running programs for children in need. On this page, you will find more information on UNICEF’s work.

This Canada Day, as we reflect on our country's past and reaffirm our commitment to supporting Indigenous peoples in pursuit for truth and reconciliation, we hear from young people on how they would reimagine Canada.

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Want to avoid stores and online shopping this Mother’s Day? UNICEF Canada has compiled our top 5 presents for Mother’s Day that really give back.

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World Water Day is March 22. This is a day to acknowledge the right to water as a life-saving necessity. Find out more about the importance of safe water for children.

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With the holiday season fast approaching, UNICEF Canada is proud to present our annual gift guide, so you can get everyone in your life a gift that really gives back.

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13 young Canadians are challenging the federal voting age in court - find out why Catherine thinks the Canada Elections Act is unconstitutional

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13 young Canadians are challenging the federal voting age in court - find out why Khadijat thinks the Canada Elections Act is unconstitutional

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Can giving charitably really make you happier? To learn more about how charitable donations affect our moods, we spoke with Dr. Elizabeth Dunn, a professor from the University of British Columbia, who studies how money and charitable giving – among other factors – can impact our happiness.

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Remember those little pumpkin-coloured, cardboard UNICEF boxes the kids would carry while trick-or-treating on Halloween? They always made UNICEF top-of-mind with Canadians at this time of year. Let's look back on how those little orange boxes helped make a difference for children around the world.

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Thomas Sorensen, Senior Manager in the Cold Chain Unit, UNICEF Supply Division, explains the work behind the scenes to roll-out the largest ultra-cold-chain deployment in history.

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Want a fun Halloween activity you can do with the whole family, while helping other children around the world at the same time? We’re answering your questions about the UNICEF Halloween Walk-a-thon and how you can get involved.

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