Expanded aid priority-country list overlaps trade interests

Conservatives drop Pakistan, Sudan, Bolivia from aid priorities; add eight others including Mongolia, Myanmar.

International Development Minister Christian Paradis says countries were chosen based on their needs, their capacity to benefit from aid and their alignment with Canadian foreign policy priorities.
Kristen Shane
Published: Friday, 06/27/2014 8:31 am EDT
Last Updated: Tuesday, 07/15/2014 8:16 am EDT

Canada's foreign aid minister has dropped three countries from Canada’s list of development focus countries and added eight, including areas of Canadian business interest like Myanmar and Mongolia.

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