Welcome to the Right To Play Canada press centre. Here you can find recent updates, announcements, and resources related to our programs and activities.
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Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications
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Sept. 10, 2019
Celebrating the Power of Music: Right To Play and The Silkroad Ensemble, Team Up to Empower Vulnerable Lebanese and Refugee Youth to Rise
Lebanese, Syrian and Palestinian youth performed alongside world-renowned musicians in Qasqas, Beirut
June 26, 2019
NBA CHAMPION PASCAL SIAKAM LEADS DISTINGUISHED LIST OF HONOUREES AT RIGHT TO PLAY’S HEROES GALA
Youth rising above adversity through the power of play to be theme of signature fundraising event
Oct. 11, 2018
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Dec. 10, 2019
CANADIAN TENNIS CHAMPION BIANCA ANDREESCU APPOINTED RIGHT TO PLAY AMBASSADOR
Andreescu and Right To Play join forces to empower the next generation of leaders
Feb. 14, 2020
Government of Canada announces new collaboration with Right To Play to empower girls in Senegal
Prime Minister Trudeau makes announcement at star-studded event in Dakar. New collaboration will support girls to learn and lead.
March 25, 2020
Canada’s Charities Make Urgent Ask of Ottawa for $10 Billion Stabilization Fund; Their Very Survival at Risk
Over 200 major charities form Emergency Coalition to save sector and maintain support to Canada’s most vulnerable.
Feb. 15, 2021
University students across Canada join forces with TSN’s Kayla Grey, WNBA’s Kayla Alexander & Minister Karina Gould to Rally for Girls Education globally
Right To Play virtual event kicks-off national challenge to raise awareness of girls education as a development priority for Canada.
Feb. 19, 2021
Right To Play Kicks Off Project Supporting Burundian Refugee Girls’ Right to Education
Right To Play is announcing the launch of the My Education, My Future (MEMF), a new program that will improve access to education for girls and children with disabilities who have become refugees due to ethnic violence in Burundi.
In the News
March 3, 2020
The Slaight Family Foundation announces $15M Global Initiative for Women and Girls
To mark International Women’s Day, The Slaight Family Foundation is donating $15 million to 15 international organizations working to improve human rights and opportunities for women and girls.
Jan. 16, 2020
Children's Well-Being: Towards 2030
The past decade has been a bad one for children in humanitarian crises around the globe, particularly in terms of food sustainability. Can the situation improve in the 2020s? Lindsay Groves, of Right to Play, and others join Steve Paikin to discuss how to make the world a safer place for the next generation.
March 6, 2020
Creative Report Card 2020: Articulating brand purpose
Top planner Tom Kenny and designer Mike Nugent share the blueprint behind Right to Play's strategic transformation.
April 21, 2020
Olympian Rosie MacLennan on how we can all get moving during pandemic
Rosie MacLennan, Olympian and one of our Ambassadors, tells Lindsay Dunn from CityNews about the importance of staying active during the COVID-19 pandemic, and shares some creative ways to get kids moving and thinking while they are stuck at home.