• African leaders are sharing their expertise, thanks to Aeroplan Miles!

    The Stephen Lewis Foundation launched its groundbreaking speaker series, the Ask Her Talks, with crucial support from Aeroplan’s member donations program. Thus far, this innovative initiative has brought ten knowledgeable, dynamic, and informed African women experts to Canada to... Read more »

  • "The Community Hall was transformed into a Veterinary Hospital"

    In February 2015, the Canadian Animal Assistance Team (CAAT) was invited to the community of Bella Bella, a remote community on Campbell Island, in British Columbia.   The Community does not have veterinary services readily accessible due to their remote location.   The... Read more »

  • Happy Everything!

    Happy holidays from our pod to yours!

    This may have been our most exciting, successful year yet, and we could not have accomplished our goals without you. Thank you for all of your support. Our co-founder, Erin, successfully completed her PhD on the Pacific white-sided dolphins shown here. Rob won a Pew Fellowship in Marine... Read more »

  • Sound is as important to whales as vision is to humans

    Sound is as important to whales as vision is to humans. Most of our research on ocean noise identifies problem areas:  places where marine wildlife are exposed to high levels of noise.  Our latest work identifies "opportunity sites" -- places with many animals, but... Read more »

  • From Bathings Suits to Sweatshirts!

    Why switch from bathing suits to sweat shirts??? The Canadian Animal Assistance Team (CAAT) journeyed to Northwestern British Columbia this past June to provide veterinary services to animals in two First Nations communities.     A team of Ontario and BC technicians,... Read more »

  • BVR first equine sanctuary in Canada to be verified by GFAS

    Bear Valley Rescue Society of Alberta is the First Canadian Equine Rescue Verified by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (Sundre, AB, Canada) – The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying... Read more »

  • Giving your miles to FPK helps Kids become leaders!

    This note from a Kid in our programs helps you see the impact you can have with your contributions! You create a space for Kids to become Agents of Change, giving them a chance to make a difference in their community while building confidence, leadership and awareness of themselves and... Read more »

  • African grandmothers are emerging as powerful leaders!

    Beginning with the first International Grandmothers Gathering in 2006 and culminating with the recent South Africa Grandmothers Gathering on the eve of the XXI International AIDS Conference, donated Aeroplan Miles have also supported African grandmothers’ struggle to secure... Read more »

  • Forging New Partnerships

    Progress for some has not been progress for all!

    At the Stephen Lewis Foundation, donated Aeroplan Miles have also facilitated the formation of new partnerships, with organizations doing HIV & AIDS-related work with LGBT communities on the African continent.  The Foundation's burgeoning collaboration with these... Read more »

  • A great opportunity for learning and networking

    Trout Unlimited Canada was represented at the recent National Energy Board Pipeline Safety Forum in Calgary, AB by a dedicated member and volunteer from TUC's Ted Knott chapter. TUC was able to sponsor a portion of his travel costs thanks to the Aeroplan Miles generously donated though... Read more »