Vacancies leave IDRC board unable to meet for third time in as many years

Former insiders say development research centre hasn’t had the ministerial attention it deserves.

IDRC President Jean Lebel and International Development Minister Christian Paradis, the new minister responsible for the centre, appeared together at a breakfast event at the IDRC Ottawa office on Feb. 5.
Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 02/11/2015 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Tuesday, 02/24/2015 7:54 pm EST

The Harper government has failed to fill more than half the spots on the board of a Crown corporation that supports international development research, leaving it unable to meet to oversee the organization’s finances and governance for the third time in as many years.

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