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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Diplomatic agenda

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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Diplomatic agenda

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.

The people behind the parties

A look behind the scenes at two event planners who spend months organizing high-profile and high-stakes diplomatic shindigs.

Tories target diasporas in foreign-aid talk tour

MPs speak to Haitians in Montreal; Ukrainians in Saskatoon, Winnipeg; Somalis in Edmonton; Asians in Vancouver, Surrey, BC.

Canadians wanted in El Salvador use lobbyists to fight possible extradition

A colonial-era treaty may protect them.


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