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CIDA project pairing NGOs with mining companies raises ethical concerns

The Canadian government is funding three international development projects involving mining companies and non-governmental aid groups working together. The Link's Lynn Desjardins gets Development Minister Bev Oda's and aid groups' response to critics' concerns about the ethics of this kind of partnership.

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- Dominion article
- World Vision and Barrick project in Peru

In an interview with Link reporter Lynn Desjardins Minister for International Cooperation, Bev Oda explains why CIDA deviates from past policy and involves mining companies in international development projects.

 

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