Audits reveal a foreign service struggling with scant resources

Reports show posts in Middle East, Latin America, and West Africa in need of staff, building maintenance, security upgrades.

Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 06/20/2012 12:00 am EDT

A series of internal audits has revealed that Canadian diplomats are being swamped with ever-expanding workloads and a torrent of morale issues—expected to do more with less, say former diplomats after successive waves of Harper government budget cuts.

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