How Canada can regain its prestige as a foreign aid leader

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Tim Jackson
Published: Wednesday, 06/17/2015 12:00 am EDT

The argument that Canada is a declining power on the world stage is a familiar refrain within government circles. The absorption of the Canadian International Development Agency into Foreign Affairs and the sale of official residences abroad have critics arguing whether Canada has lost its prestige as a country that once led international development initiatives.

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