Canada's foreign aid
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Joe Adam George

Canadian foreign aid policy must be devoid of political ideology and strings attached.

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.

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Human Rights
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Natasha Valsan

Tigray’s humanitarian crisis is dire. Canada needs to help.

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.

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Canadian human rights
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Joe Adam George

Terrorism-linked organizations or states should not receive Canadian taxpayer dollars.

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.

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