Budget brings new development finance institution

Critics have tentatively embraced the idea but said the institution should focus on poverty alleviation.

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
International Development Minister Christian Paradis scrums on Feb. 3.
Marie-Danielle Smith
Published: Wednesday, 04/22/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Tuesday, 04/28/2015 5:41 pm EDT

Budget items related to foreign affairs take up little of the Conservative government’s 518-page federal budget, its last before a federal election scheduled for this October.

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