Senate scandal casts shadow over South American trip

Most analysts agree Mr. Harper’s Latin American foray hands him a much-needed break from Ottawa turmoil.

‘We’ve got to start measuring the things that count’

Leading British aid commentator Duncan Green gives Canadian policy-makers food for thought.

Fending off a future without food

‘When it comes to sustainability and climate change, our government needs to step up to the plate.’

Feds urged to stay the course on shipbuilding strategy

NDP says still confident about national program, but warns of communication breakdown.

Canadian mining firm threatens legal action against Costa Rican government

Infinito Gold says it is stuck in a ‘legal vacuum,’ but some Canadian NGOs say it is bullying an eco-friendly country.

Help Zimbabwe on elections: Rights lawyer

With one expected later this year, Beatrice Mtetwa worries security agencies loyal to Mugabe won’t work with anyone but him.

Is Canada’s aid too focused on multilateral groups?

AG report reveals that more than half of Canada’s aid is funnelled through international groups.

CIDA merger bill gets support, but more details wanted

NDP, development players call on merger clauses to be cut from budget bill and fine-tuned in committee.

Myanmar report raises specter of residential schools

Mission denies accusations of religious persecution.

Allies pan Canada’s human rights record

Observers call for mechanism to make accepted critiques a reality.

  
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