Liberal changes to foreign aid bill raise ‘red flag,’ say Grit MP, critics, aid groups
By Charelle EvelynNov. 14, 2018
The proposed changes are tucked into the government’s omnibus budget implementation bill, and they may not be ‘benign,’ says Liberal MP John McKay.
Liberal MP John McKay, left, sponsored the Official Development Assistance Accountability Act as a private member’s bill back in 2006. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
A Liberal MP says he’s “skeptical” a provision tucked in the government’s massive budget implementation bill that makes changes to a law governing foreign aid accountability is as harmless as it appears.
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