Did KAIROS defunding come down to mining interests and one hand-written note?

Internal documents raise possibility CIDA minister initially approved proposal

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 10/27/2010 12:00 am EDT

An internal memo to CIDA Minister Bev Oda recommending KAIROS continue receiving funding from the aid agency was modified under mysterious circumstances shortly before or after it was signed, reinforcing allegations of political interference.

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