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July 16, 2013 - Plan Canada continues fight against malaria

TORONTO, ON, July 16, 2013 – Today, through the addition of Spread The Net to its portfolio of projects fighting malaria across Africa, Plan Canada is pleased to offer Canadians a compelling new way to support children and families in the developing world. Spread the Net – founded in 2006 by the Honourable Belinda Stronach, P.C., and comedian Rick Mercer – has delivered close to 563,000 malaria-preventing bed nets to families in Liberia, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania and Guinea.