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.

Economic ties push political talk, says Serbian envoy

First-time ambassador brings across the ocean his wife, son—and a piano.

Belgian envoy carved his way across every province, territory

The skiing fan fell in love with the Rockies and Quebec’s slopes.

Foreign aid NGOs optimistic for funding fix

Aid group chief says ‘tacit agreement’ reached with feds for new methods of funding.

Quebec, 2015 election cited as key to feds’ warming to aid groups

After years of chilly ties, minister’s door is open, say foreign aid reps.

‘Battle lines are being drawn’ in Francophonie leadership race

Michaëlle Jean courts African votes at Ottawa Francophonie parliamentary summit.

Aid priorities shift unsurprising, say observers

Minister drops Pakistan, Sudan, Bolivia; adds trade interests like Mongolia, Myanmar.


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