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Happy National UNICEF Day! Think you know a thing or two about us? Think again--we've got 5 fun (and unknown) facts for you!


Happy National Teacher's Day! Cathy Dee-Brand, a grade 3 teacher at St. Mary's Elementary School in Fort Vermilion, Alberta, talks to us about why she's passionate about global citizenship and how she encourages her students to think of other kids like themselves around the world.


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. These days, we encourage Canadians to continue their UNICEF support through Survival Gifts that protect the health and safety of children all over the world.