If not Canadian Relief for Syria, then what?

While some observers applaud the funding decision reversal, others say a partnership with a more well-established group is still possible.

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Foreign Minister John Baird visits with Syrians at a refugee camp in Jordan, during the same visit that he committed $2 million to Canadian Relief for Syria.
Ally Foster
Published: Wednesday, 08/22/2012 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 05/22/2013 8:39 am EDT

While some humanitarian analysts applaud the government's decision to reverse its plan to flow $2 million in medical supplies to Syria through Canadian Relief for Syria, they also question what "due diligence" was done to choose the group in the first place.

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