The new minority government has an exceptional opportunity to get international development policy right. It should look to both current and incoming development professionals for advice and delivery.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured at the National Press Theatre on Oct. 23 for his first post-election press conference. First and foremost, the new minority government should steer clear of the false dichotomies of national interest versus moral imperative and sustainable versus economic development, write Timothy Hodges and Mark Berlin. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
While not a headline grabber during this election campaign, current Canadian international development policy and its future direction are critically to the future well-being of this country.
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