Opinion

Foreign aid must promote, not threaten, human right to water

Real change in Canada’s role in the world will require more than a shift in foreign aid spending and policy. Aid must be delinked from commercial interests.

Since the 1990s, Canada has supported the World Bank’s controversial privatization initiatives in the water sector, the authors write. UN photograph by JC McIlwaine

By MAUDE BARLOW, MEERA KARUNANANTHAN

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016 12:00 AM

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