DFATD broke rules, left years of audits unpublished

DFATD broke rules, left years of audits unpublished

Department to post them by month's end, it says.

Aid strategy should involve immigrant communities

They understand the culture, bureaucracies; speak the language.

The walking dead

The fifth and most recent mass extinction was caused by a giant asteroid. The cause of the sixth extinction is a single species: us.

Foreign Affairs broke rules by leaving years of audit reports unpublished

Department admits fault, expects to post them by end of month.

How Canada can regain its prestige as a foreign aid leader

Impact investing links public, private money for the public good.

Shoppers want to stop fuelling child labour—and a law would help

The UK and California passed laws requiring businesses to publicly report on their efforts to address human rights and child labour in their supply chains. Canada could do the same.

Angela Merkel's G7, tired and aimless leadership

Ms. Merkel as chair tried, but largely failed, to get her colleagues to focus on the cycle of key global events where real leadership is essential.

The vital link between agriculture and nutrition

Canada could do much more. It should restore aid for agriculture to at least $450 million per year.

Parliamentary Friends of Burma restarts

Once active group had fizzled in recent years.

Burkina Faso investment pact a bad deal

Tories undermining African democracy in their haste to defend mining companies.

New development goals require new approaches, language

The public sector cannot finance the goals alone, it needs private sector buy-in.

The time is now: Building the Canadian-Dutch education partnership

Investment today will provide youth with the skills to tackle the problems of the 21st century.

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