Volunteers Lend the World a Helping Hand

As Canada and the world head into economic uncertainty, there's a lot of talk of tightening our belts.

Donald Oliver
Published: Wednesday, 10/22/2008 12:00 am EDT

As Canada and the world head into economic uncertainty, there's a lot of talk of tightening our belts. Yet even amid market turmoil, Canada cannot forget people in other countries, where soaring fuel prices, a global food crisis, political oppression and HIV and AIDS are pushing people into the depths of poverty. Canada has long been a leader on the global stage and we need to continue to uphold our international aid commitments.

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