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International, Politics

Budget 2018: Canada’s foreign aid spending remains below OECD average

Despite a welcome boost in the amount of money Ottawa spends on foreign aid, the newly unveiled Liberal budget puts Canada’s international development assistance well below the average spent by its peers in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development» 

International, Politics

Understanding Canada’s feminist international development policy

The Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will mark its second anniversary of coming to power on Nov. 4. Trudeau made the promise of Canada’s re-engagement with the world one of the hallmarks of his new foreign policy. International» 

International, Politics

Canada puts women and girls at centre of new feminist foreign aid policy

The Liberal government launched its long-awaited international assistance policy on Friday hoping to position Canada as a champion of gender equality on the world stage. However, the plan, called the Feminist International Assistance Policy, did not announce any new development»