Canada has lost foothold in Sahel at a crucial time: NDP

Canadian Embassy in Niger closed; DFAIT says Canada is not disengaging.

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NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar and international development critic Hélène Laverdière at the House foreign affairs committee meeting on Mali on Jan. 31.
Ally Foster
Published: Wednesday, 02/06/2013 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Wednesday, 02/13/2013 3:11 am EST

Update: The foreign minister's office has since corrected its statement in this story. See our new story for details. 

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