A look back at the minister’s adventures in explaining complicated matters of maternal health, abortion and expensive orange juice
The Toronto Star’s Paul Watson spent a month in Afghanistan and reported back in a series of articles—see here, here and here—on Canadian development efforts. Julian Fantino is unimpressed.
Her departure had little to do with anything relevant
Parks Canada will cut jobs and privatize some operations. Librarians will lose their jobs. Foreign aid for a dozen of the world’s poorest nations will be slashed. Defence staff who
Reduced overseas contributions reflect ideology and the changing times
Hansard officially records Bev Oda’s response yesterday to a question from Liberal MP Mark Eyking as follows.
Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to making sure its international assistance is
The Chronicle-Herald looks at the proposed rules for foreign charities.
The Conservative government is threatening to decertify foreign charities that do not act “in the national interest of Canada.” Under
Bev Oda defends CIDA’s partnerships with the private sector.
“I think if we can increase the capacity of any country to become a global trading partner, if they’ve got products
Niki Ashton proposes a complete rethink of CIDA.
We would create a new Canadian International Development Agency that makes poverty-fighting Canada’s #1 priority on the world stage. More often than
The Liberals are unimpressed with the Conservatives’ use of foreign aid funds.
“The Liberal Party supports the efforts of Canadian companies working abroad to fulfill their corporate social responsibilities. We
Elizabeth Payne wonders what’s going on at CIDA.
Oda announced four CIDA projects – totalling $26.7 million – in September that will “help developing countries in Africa and South America
David Eaves commends the launch of CIDA’s new open data site.
The site is now live and has a healthy amount of data on it. It is a solid start
Respect for campaign spending limits may be debatable, but the rules barring photography certainly aren’t
In an exchange with reporters yesterday after QP, John Baird explained why he was responding to questions on Bev Oda’s behalf.
Reporter: But is she unhealthy or something now? Is
The House Speaker heard final arguments on Monday
In a widely obtained internal memo, the Conservatives claim that the ungrammatical inclusion of the word “not” was in keeping with normal procedure.
“In this case, the Minister’s decision was