NGOs left hanging on youth internship program

A year since the International Youth Internship Program was renewed and nearly nine months since an application deadline, still no news from DFATD.

Mines Action Canada Photo
Kafia Yusuf, right, an intern in 2012 with Mines Action Canada, speaks during a training session for a survey of landmine survivors and people with disabilities in rural Cambodia.
Marie-Danielle Smith
Published: Wednesday, 04/01/2015 1:00 am EDT

Canadian foreign-aid workers have been left scratching their heads about why it's taken almost nine months for the federal government to decide on their proposals for youth internship funding.

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