Foreign Affairs Hit with $639 Million in Cuts

Meanwhile, the Defence Department will see its budget increase, continuing a trend away from diplomacy in favour of "hard power."

Michelle Collins
Published: Wednesday, 03/18/2009 12:00 am EDT

Since the Conservative government came to power three years ago, there have been allegations Canada's presence on the world stage is being driven by defence concerns and policy as opposed to, and at the expense of, foreign affairs.

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