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Ecojustice bee

Catching Up With Ecojustice

With the month of July behind us, we wanted to take a closer look at what Ecojustice, our group of the month, had been up to, and their most recent case has got us absolutely buzzing! Just two weeks ago, Ecojustice filed a lawsuit targeting the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) and their unlawful registration of two types of insecticides (or “neonics”), Clothianidin and Thiamethoxam, which have been linked to statistics and studies regarding declining

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Earth on Map

ContactsforLess.ca News Update for April 2016

Watch our April 2016 News Update video below!   In this April 2016 News update video: Iran executes children, tropical fish are caught illegally and are killing coral reefs, and trees can prevent dangerous flooding.   We know you care about the planet! Watch the video below to learn about a few issues that currently are happening around the world and see how YOU can help save our planet!   You can help save this planet

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Journalists in Egypt and turkey

Media Crackdown Strikes in Turkey and Egypt

Journalist from Turkey sentenced to 21 months in Prison Imagine you are going about your day, getting prepared to face your job once again, but this time, you’re not allowed to be heard. You voice an opinion and that opinion is not accepted. Instead, you get your freedom taken away.   According to The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), On March 8th 2016, leftist newspaper Editor Baris Ince was sentenced to 21 months in prison. This

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Committee to Protect Journalists

Journalists unwelcomed in Mexico and Russia

Three bodies found buried in the Municipality of Las Choapas. A father drops his children off to school. Hours later, he is captured by armed men. A few days later, he is found buried with two others. According to CPJ (The Committee to Protect Journalists) on Thursday February 11th, the body of Gregorio Jimenez de la Cruz was found in Veracruz. He was captured February 5th 2014 in his home by armed men after dropping

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January Spotlight: World Animal Protection Canada

January Spotlight: World Animal Protection Canada

January Charity Spotlight: World Animal Protection Canada World Animal Protection Canada is our charity spotlight for January. This is one of the many charities Contacts For less supports through your donations. You can donate through the drop down menu in your order, or donate directly here. Share, pin and spread this infographic to educate your friends.

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world animal protection whaling

No Place For Whaling In Our Oceans

After a lengthy four year court battle, Australia achieved victory against Japan’s controversial whaling program in March 2014. This court decision sent a clear message to other governments around the world that the exploitation of animals would no longer be accepted nor tolerated. However, this past November, the whole animal protection community was struck in awe when Japan announced they were continuing their Antarctic whaling come this summer. Japan’s Whaling Program Called Jarpa II, Japan’s

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MSF Hospital Kunduz

Kunduz MSF Hospital Attack

**At ContactsForLess.ca, we pride ourselves in being a company that is unlike all others out there. We donate 51% of our profits to the non-profit organization that is out there helping our planet. We are very proud to support Doctors Without Borders MSF with 51% of our profits. However, as a result of this horrible attack on their hospital in Kunduz, we have decided to make Doctors Without Borders the highlighted group of the month

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September Monthly Report

The Monthly Report – September, 2015

Monthly Report – What is the Monthly Report? Each month of the year, we will be publishing what we call our “Monthly Report.” In this video series, we will be talking about some of the various issues that we support through the non-profit organizations listed on our website that our amazing customers can choose to donate to. We will also talk about the top 5 non-profit organization that our amazing customers have been supporting. In

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MSF teams in Nepal

Doctors Without Borders Aids Nepal

Nepal and the World Are Helped by Doctors Without Borders At ContactsforLess.ca we believe in helping save the world by making it a better place. That is why every month we specifically choose a highlighted cause to bring more attention to these humanitarian efforts, so that YOU can make a difference in the world, one contact lens at a time. For the month of May, we are proud to say that the international humanitarian medical

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Women for Women International

Women for Women International: Inspiring Change in Women

“All of us have an opportunity to invest in the untapped potential that resides in women, who too often have their strength and potential overlooked. They are the strong businesswomen, the coffee growers, the basket weavers, the farmers and artisans. They are the women saving money and working in a cooperative. Our challenge is to link them to market opportunities where they can add value.” –Afshan Khan, former President & CEO, Women for Women International

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Ecojustice bee

Catching Up With Ecojustice

With the month of July behind us, we wanted to take a closer look at what Ecojustice, our group of the month, had been up to, and their most recent case has got us absolutely buzzing! Just two weeks ago, Ecojustice filed a lawsuit targeting the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) and their unlawful registration of two types of insecticides (or “neonics”), Clothianidin and Thiamethoxam, which have been linked to statistics and studies regarding declining

Read More »
Earth on Map

ContactsforLess.ca News Update for April 2016

Watch our April 2016 News Update video below!   In this April 2016 News update video: Iran executes children, tropical fish are caught illegally and are killing coral reefs, and trees can prevent dangerous flooding.   We know you care about the planet! Watch the video below to learn about a few issues that currently are happening around the world and see how YOU can help save our planet!   You can help save this planet

Read More »
Journalists in Egypt and turkey

Media Crackdown Strikes in Turkey and Egypt

Journalist from Turkey sentenced to 21 months in Prison Imagine you are going about your day, getting prepared to face your job once again, but this time, you’re not allowed to be heard. You voice an opinion and that opinion is not accepted. Instead, you get your freedom taken away.   According to The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), On March 8th 2016, leftist newspaper Editor Baris Ince was sentenced to 21 months in prison. This

Read More »
Committee to Protect Journalists

Journalists unwelcomed in Mexico and Russia

Three bodies found buried in the Municipality of Las Choapas. A father drops his children off to school. Hours later, he is captured by armed men. A few days later, he is found buried with two others. According to CPJ (The Committee to Protect Journalists) on Thursday February 11th, the body of Gregorio Jimenez de la Cruz was found in Veracruz. He was captured February 5th 2014 in his home by armed men after dropping

Read More »
January Spotlight: World Animal Protection Canada

January Spotlight: World Animal Protection Canada

January Charity Spotlight: World Animal Protection Canada World Animal Protection Canada is our charity spotlight for January. This is one of the many charities Contacts For less supports through your donations. You can donate through the drop down menu in your order, or donate directly here. Share, pin and spread this infographic to educate your friends.

Read More »
world animal protection whaling

No Place For Whaling In Our Oceans

After a lengthy four year court battle, Australia achieved victory against Japan’s controversial whaling program in March 2014. This court decision sent a clear message to other governments around the world that the exploitation of animals would no longer be accepted nor tolerated. However, this past November, the whole animal protection community was struck in awe when Japan announced they were continuing their Antarctic whaling come this summer. Japan’s Whaling Program Called Jarpa II, Japan’s

Read More »
MSF Hospital Kunduz

Kunduz MSF Hospital Attack

**At ContactsForLess.ca, we pride ourselves in being a company that is unlike all others out there. We donate 51% of our profits to the non-profit organization that is out there helping our planet. We are very proud to support Doctors Without Borders MSF with 51% of our profits. However, as a result of this horrible attack on their hospital in Kunduz, we have decided to make Doctors Without Borders the highlighted group of the month

Read More »
September Monthly Report

The Monthly Report – September, 2015

Monthly Report – What is the Monthly Report? Each month of the year, we will be publishing what we call our “Monthly Report.” In this video series, we will be talking about some of the various issues that we support through the non-profit organizations listed on our website that our amazing customers can choose to donate to. We will also talk about the top 5 non-profit organization that our amazing customers have been supporting. In

Read More »
MSF teams in Nepal

Doctors Without Borders Aids Nepal

Nepal and the World Are Helped by Doctors Without Borders At ContactsforLess.ca we believe in helping save the world by making it a better place. That is why every month we specifically choose a highlighted cause to bring more attention to these humanitarian efforts, so that YOU can make a difference in the world, one contact lens at a time. For the month of May, we are proud to say that the international humanitarian medical

Read More »
Women for Women International

Women for Women International: Inspiring Change in Women

“All of us have an opportunity to invest in the untapped potential that resides in women, who too often have their strength and potential overlooked. They are the strong businesswomen, the coffee growers, the basket weavers, the farmers and artisans. They are the women saving money and working in a cooperative. Our challenge is to link them to market opportunities where they can add value.” –Afshan Khan, former President & CEO, Women for Women International

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