CIDA Presidential Appointment Viewed as Good News

Civil society organizations say Margaret Biggs's move from the Privy Council will add weight to Canada's aid agency as it undergoes major changes.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 06/25/2008 12:00 am EDT

Civil society organizations are crossing their fingers that the prime minister's decision to appoint a senior Privy Council official to head CIDA is a sign of aid agency's growing stature in government circles.

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