DFAIT cuts: 'A picture is starting to emerge'

Canadians are starting to get a sense of what federal budget cuts to the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade will mean for their diplomatic presence abroad, but several crucial pieces are still missing, says the president of Canada's foreign service officers' association.

Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 05/09/2012 12:00 am EDT

Canadians are starting to get a sense of what federal budget cuts to the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade will mean for their diplomatic presence abroad, but several crucial pieces are still missing, says the president of Canada's foreign service officers' association.

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to Embassy

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to Embassy online.


Quick purchase

Purchase this week's edition of Embassy in electronic format (PDF) for $4.00


Sign up for a free trial

For access to the website.



Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Embassy. Personal attacks, name-calling, offensive language, and unsubstantiated allegations are not allowed. For more information on our commenting policies, please see our Community Discussion Rules page.

Newcomer Fall 2014

This Week's Issue
policy briefings

October 8, 2014