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Docs highlight ‘governance issues’ at Canadian arms exporter

Docs highlight âgovernance issuesâ at Canadian arms exporter

Finance minister briefing notes cite ‘outstanding’ issues at the Canadian Commercial Corporation.


New Venezuelan envoy hailed as representing 'pragmatic improvement' in relations

A new prominent head of mission could help thaw the ice between Canada and Venezuela.


No clear process for deciding crisis aid contributions: AG

Auditor general's report notes a lack of ‘key calculations and rationale’ in how DFATD decides how much to give during humanitarian crises abroad.


MacKay insists no cuts to Arctic patrol ships, new warships

'The clear commitment is to build six and we’re budgeted for six,' says minister for Nova Scotia.


Feds take industry advice on social responsibility policy

Controversial CSR counsellor job stays, with some tinkering.


Taiwan looks to Canada for support for TPP seat

TPP members expected to finish deal with existing membership before considering newcomers.


Produce sellers hit by Canada-US trade hurdle

‘The impact will trickle through the entire supply chain:’ Canadian industry rep.


Canada moves to expand prohibited firearms exports

Consultations on Israel, UAE part of growing trend to boost export opportunities for Canadian gunmakers.


Israel, UAE the latest candidates for Canadian weapons exports

Foreign Affairs launches consultations to add Mideast allies to growing list of firearms export markets.


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.


Approved refugee health claims plummeted in wake of program cuts

Departmental report shows 45 per cent drop in approved claims, just as feds forced to reinstate coverage.


From DFATD to city hall

Former diplomat Tobi Nussbaum was elected to Ottawa city council in October.


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