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Despite its lofty rhetoric to ‘restore Canadian leadership in the world,’ the Trudeau government has allowed foreign aid contributions to remain at a bare minimum. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

The misconception of Canada’s foreign aid generosity

The truth is, when it comes to Official Development Assistance spending, Canada hasn’t been back in decades.
It's time for Canada to double down for a UN Security Council seat, as the voice of the voiceless, both domestically and internationally, and align more assertively with the views of those being pressured from all sides.
As the United Nations puts it, for far too many Canadians, anti-Black racism, discrimination and inequality are part of their daily lives. It reaches into our democratic institutions.
It looks like we are about to step backwards as politicians want to be safe in talking about some romantic health-care system that doesn’t exist as opposed to the one that does.
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