Stand has received significant media coverage over the year, both informing Canadians about Darfur, while also inspiring Canadians to act against genocide.
Highlights of our media coverage include:
- Features and statements from Stand about the South Sudanese Referendum:
- Anne Wagner: Standing for Darfur on 20-something.ca
- Press for the Darfur Film Tour:
- Taking a stand for Darfur in The Varsity
- ‘Darfur’ in The Tyee
- Special screening of Darfur provides alarming look at ongoing violence in Sudan in the National Post
- STAND Canada presents Darfur: A Film By Uwe Bolle in She Does The City
- Boll Does Darfur in the Montreal Mirror
- Darfur Film Premieres Feb 4 in Schema Magazine
- STANDing Tall Against Genocide in the McGill Tribune
- Interview with Anne Wagner, then-Principle Director of STAND Canada, on shedoesthecity.com
- Coverage of Stand’s 2009 Ottawa Rally for Darfur in The Epoch Times
- Two op-ed pieces in the Toronto Star, and one in the National Post
- A seven part Op-Ed series, “Saving Darfur”, in partnership with the National Post
- Articles in the Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, Ottawa Citizen, Metro, 24, Hamilton Spectator
- Television news coverage on Global TV, and CTV, City TV, CH, CTV Newsnet
- Radio news coverage on CBC News Radio
- Appearances on MTV Live and MuchMusic
- “Rock the House” campaign led to over 6000 letters being sent to the Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs
- “10,000 voices for Darfur” culminated in a press conference on Parliament Hill, after a 12,000 signature petition had been presented in the House of Commons
- Well over 100 candidates from all political parties supported Stand’s “Speak the Name” election campaign, with 51 supporters being elected to Parliament
- Stand has staged two national conferences, providing in-depth leadership and advocacy training to over 115 young leaders from coast-to-coast.
- Stand has staged numerous rallies, with our three biggest (two in Toronto and one in Alberta) each attracting thousands.
- Stand’s targeted divestment campaign is active on several campuses that began work after the successful campaign at Queen’s University in 2007.