• Dominique Anglade and Régine Chassagne honoured at Montreal’s International Black Film Festival

    September 26, 2014

    As part of the 10th edition of the Montreal International Black Film Festival, Dominique Anglade and Régine Chassagne will be honoured on September 26th during a special ceremony at the Latin Quarter Cineplex Odeon. The KANPE Foundation co-founders are the first female recipients of the 2014 Social Impact Award. The ceremony will precede the screening

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  • Arcade fire spectacle

    September 22, 2014

    On August 30, Arcade Fire saved a most outstanding performance for their last show of the Reflektor tour. An eclectic crowd waited for the Montreal band at Parc Jean-Drapeau while discovering several artists who opened the show. Fraka, the group KANPE has invited to perform at both our 2013 and 2014 Kanavals, definitely got the

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  • A Glimpse at KANPE’s Second Kanaval

    May 12, 2014

    The KANPE Kanaval – the Foundation’s second annual fundraising event – welcomed more than 300 guests this past February 22nd, who joined a carnavalesque celebration to warm up with some Barbancourt Rhum, dance to the rhythms of musicians – including the world-famous Haitian group Boukman Esperyans – and help raise funds for the Foundation’s field

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  • The Gazette Interviews KANPE Grand Ambassador Régine Chassagne

    April 15, 2014

    In February 2014, Jamie O’Meara spoke with Régine Chassagne about the Foundation, how she and Co-Founder Dominique Anglade brought it to fruition, and its efforts to rebuild Haiti. KANPE’s annual fundraising event, Kanaval, and the dedication of its volunteers are also discussed, as well as Arcade Fire’s involvement with the Foundation. To read it in

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  • Dominique Anglade Named 2014 Young Global Leader by World Economic Forum

    April 3, 2014

    The World Economic Forum (WEF) has named Dominique Anglade, KANPE Co-Founder and President/CEO of Montreal International, one of this year’s Young Global Leaders. She will join the other honourees at a ceremony in China this coming September. The prestigious accolade recognizes international leaders aged 40 and under for their outstanding achievements and dedication to serving

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  • Meeting the Baille Tourible Clinic’s Medical Team

    January 2, 2014

    A big thank you to the men and women who run the KANPE medical clinic! Their dedication and expertise are essential assets in deploying our health-related efforts on the ground. As proof, last October, the Baille Tourible medical team administered 631 consultations, from clients needing assistance with family planning, to infants, children, and adults. In

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  • Success Story: New Road Connecting Thomonde to Baille Tourible

    December 20, 2013

    In the past, it would take two and a half hours to travel the 22-km stretch connecting Thomonde and Baille Tourible. Now, it takes only 45 minutes thanks to the expansion and levelling of the road undertaken by KANPE in November and just recently finished. The construction of the road facilitating travel between Baille Tourible

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  • KANPE Kanaval – February 22, 2014

    December 11, 2013

    Escape to Haiti without even leaving town by taking part in Montreal’s version of the majestic Haitian Carnival, this coming February 22nd! KANPE is presenting its second edition of Kanaval – a benefit evening bringing us together to celebrate the lively rhythms and artistic richness of Haiti, while helping KANPE to pursue its mission, as

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  • Welcome to Juli Pisano!

    November 13, 2013

    It is with great enthusiasm that KANPE announces Juli Pisano as the newest addition to its permanent staff. Since Monday, November 11th, she serves as a coordinator. For the past 15 years, Juli has worked with various non-profit organizations in the cultural sector. She ran funding activities for DARE-DARE’s artist center, was Editor in Chief

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  • New Cases of Cholera Treated in Baille Tourible

    October 22, 2013

    Throughout 2012, the clinic had no recorded cases of cholera. But suddenly, in July 2013, a new cholera epidemic hit Baille Tourible, following a heavier rainy season than the previous year. The Ministry of Public Health’s resources were made available to Zanmi Lasante, one of KANPE’s partners, to care for the ill. A doctor and

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