CIDA and the Money Doublers

Much ink has been spilled over Canada's so-called G8 initiative on maternal and child health for the developing world. Many have urged the government forward on this laudable mission, while others—demonized as spiteful people with a narrow domestic agenda—have railed against the government's exclusion of funding for abortion.

USAID Photo: J. Dunlop
A young mother and her baby in Tanzania.
Ian Smillie
Published: Wednesday, 05/19/2010 12:00 am EDT

Much ink has been spilled over Canada's so-called G8 initiative on maternal and child health for the developing world. Many have urged the government forward on this laudable mission, while others—demonized as spiteful people with a narrow domestic agenda—have railed against the government's exclusion of funding for abortion.

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