Why did CIDA cut Development and Peace's funding?

Its advocacy work and a Catholic campaign against it may have factored in, say observers. But the government says the decision was based on the proposal's merits.

Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 03/21/2012 12:00 am EDT

Observers are questioning whether a Montreal-based development group's advocacy work and a campaign against it from within its own donor community played into the government's decision to fund less than one-third of its $49.2-million, five-year request.

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