development

Budget 2015: We can’t afford growing inequality

Budget 2015: We canât afford growing inequality

Too little Canadian funding has been going to reproductive health care and family planning.


Barrick exec with Tory ties appointed to IDRC board

Appointments, including Barrick Gold’s vice president of government affairs, allow board to meet after months of being unable to do so.


Canadians in Myanmar to boost democratic governance

Parliamentary Centre mission set out to help ensure a strong parliament.


Breaking the poo taboo

Open defecation and diarrheal diseases are daily realities for 2.5 billion people in developing countries. It’s time to get universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene by 2030, writes comedian Ron James.


NGOs left hanging on youth internship program

A year since the International Youth Internship Program was renewed and nearly nine months since an application deadline, still no news from DFATD.


TB isn’t a problem of the past

It’s still killing 1.5 million people a year.


Why Canada must be part of the AIIB

And why the Chinese-led Asian investment bank matters for global liberal order.


Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Join on the right terms

Decision-making talk should be held mostly between banking lawyers, not politicians.


Syrian aid money approved without due diligence, docs show

$2 million earmarked for Canadian Relief for Syria in 2012 later reversed.


Canada should join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Despite US objections, there seems little reason for Canada to hold back in signing on to the Chinese-led development bank.


Is Canada still leading on global food security?

Investing in small-scale agriculture has spin-off benefits for family health, the environment and the economy.


Protecting animals protects people

Animals are one of the most important productive assets for poor rural households. The loss of animals during a disaster can mean hunger, malnutrition and unemployment.


Newcomer Fall 2014

This Week's Issue
policy briefings