Feds take industry advice on social responsibility policy

Controversial CSR counsellor job stays, with some tinkering.

New extractive-sector CSR strategy set for release Friday

NGOs, industry both want at least part of dispute-resolution process to go from voluntary to mandatory.

Fine foreign policy reads to get you through a Canadian winter

Adapt or die: The new NGO funding reality

The North-South Institute closed after 38 years because it couldn’t scrape together enough non-federal cash. For many others, that struggle continues.

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Oct. 11 is the International Day of the Girl Child, a day to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. To mark the day, Crossroads International is set to host a breakfast on Oct. 8 in Toronto to benefit girls in Swaziland.

Merger creating human resources headaches at Foreign Affairs

One proposal suggests merging five job categories into one, which could affect salaries, union make-up.

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Ahead of Brazil's presidential election this week, Carleton University's Jean Daudelin speaks in Calgary about what the election could mean for the country, the region and the world.

Haitian election delays ‘of great concern to Canada’

Canada's engagement with the aid focus-country has been under review for almost two years.


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