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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017

George Middleton offers perspective on evacuation

Missionary offers perspective on evacuation CHRISTINE HINZMANN / PRINCE GEORGE CITIZEN When putting evacuation from a B.C. wildfire into perspective, ask a missionary who spent many year of his life in Ethiopia, a country known for its droughts and famines. George Middleton, 91, was one of about 60 people that were evacuated from the Seniors […]

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UN World Population Day – Safe, effective family planning is key to ’empowering people in developing nations’

If the demand of women in developing countries who wanted access to safe and effective family planning was met, it would reduce an estimated 100,000 maternal death and avert 67 million unintended pregnancies, the United Nations population agency today said. “Some 214 million women in developing countries who want to avoid pregnancy are not using […]

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Emmanuel International Canada celebrates Canada’s 150

Emmanuel International Canada patriotically took part in our own nation’s grand celebration of its 150th birthday last Saturday, July 1. Stouffville’s own Strawberry Festival, which hosts over 30,000 visitors each year, proved to be a great opportunity for EIC to present the work our Mission is doing. Those who were manning our booth can agree […]

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Emmanuel International Canada Embarks on Tree Planting Project in Malawi

Emmanuel International Canada’s (EIC) new project called Promoting Maternal, Newborn, Infant and Child Sustainable Health Efforts (PROMISE) embarked on a tree planting expedition in Zomba, Malawi. The PROMISE initiative aims to reduce maternal and child mortality in Ghana, Malawi and Rwanda through an integrated approach focusing on health-service delivery and utilization as well as improved […]

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Conflict and drought deepen food insecurity in Africa

Protracted fighting and unrest are swelling the ranks of displaced and hungry ins some parts of the world, even as large agricultural harvests in some regions are buoying global food supply conditions, according to a new report by the United Nations agriculture agency. “Civil conflict continues to be a main driver of food insecurity, having […]

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Water and Sanitation project Malawi

Richard McGowan Executive Director Emmanuel International Canada (EIC) reports The Water and Sanitation project in Malawi (Zomba and Machinga District), has been completed and funded.  This project sought to achieve strengthened health and productivity for 92 rural poor communities in directly improving the lives of women and children.” Some communities were collecting water as far […]

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A team from Springvale Church Stouffville traveled to Haiti to make a difference

    A team from Springvale Church Stouffville traveled to Haiti to make a difference Recently a Team of 13 keen people from Springvale Church traveled to Port-au-Prince Haiti. They were fully loaded up with tools and medical supplies, led by Stouffville residents Heather King and Paul Risi. “The team completed renovations, delivered medical supplies […]

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Mother’s Day is a day to show our appreciation

Lin’s O’Connor EIC News Desk Mother’s Day is a day to show our appreciation towards our mothers in Canada and worldwide  on May 14th. Early Mother’s Day celebrations can be dated back to the spring celebrations to honor Rhea, the Mother of the Gods, in ancient Greek civilization, according to some sources. Later, Mothering Sunday […]

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Haiti Revisited

   The children playing a game to memorize French words at The Bethesda School Lin’s O’Connor EIC News Desk In the words of Paul Crowe (March 28 to April 8, 2017) We were booked to fly from Toronto through Miami with the intention of arriving in Haiti early afternoon. However the airline made last minute […]

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Easter In Africa

  Lin’s O’Connor EIC News Desk In Africa Easter is celebrated as a main function of the Christian communities. In the Easter Vigil hundreds of people assemble in the church building. In most parish churches the Easter Vigil is anticipated, because there are no lights, usually beginning at 3pm and finishing at dark, around 6pm […]

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