On March 22, a massive fire has killed at least 15 people. The UNHCR reports 400 people are missing and more than 45,000 refugees displaced.
Month: mars 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed MP Maninder Sidhu to be the Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of International Development. MP Sidhu is the MP from Brampton
Minister Gould and Minister Ng conclude the first Canada-Africa Clean Growth Symposium and announce the Canada-African Development Bank Climate Fund
The Government of Canada released a statement announcing $132.9 million dollars to establish the “Canada-Africa Development Bank Climate Fund.” See statement below: March 17, 2021
The Canadian government has promised almost $30-million in humanitarian assistance to Colombia. This is in response to the struggles of security and the wave of
For decades, Canada has been viewed as a flag bearer for international peace and human rights across the world. The country allocates billions of dollars annually toward international aid to further its foreign policy priorities. Canadian aid, however, is not merely about doling out charity. It is a matter the encouraging and facilitating the empowerment of vulnerable people inspired by Canadian values and principles. This includes freedom, democracy, and rule of law.
Stories of civil war and massacre surround the crisis of Tigray. Amnesty International has released reports that accuse Eritrean troops fighting in Ethiopia of systematically killing hundreds of unarmed civilians in the Axum city from the 28th of November to the 29th of November 2020.
Preventing terrorist attacks is one of the most significant challenges nation-states face today when it comes to securing their borders and to maintain peace and stability in highly-volatile regions across the world such as the Middle East. It is against this backdrop that foreign aid has often been deployed by Western governments and policymakers as a critical part of their counterterrorism policies.
For the most part, Canadians aren’t aware of our country’s significant role in the international development sector. Canada is the ninth largest OECD DAC donor and has contributed $5.8 billion on official development assistance (ODA) in 2019. There are many international initiatives that we should be proud of as Canadians, but we are far from perfect.