For most children in the developing world there was no Santa this Christmas. And there is a little something our Senate can do to correct the situation. The House of Commons passed Bill C-293 that will ensure that our foreign aid is used first and foremost for the relief of poverty, and nothing else. The bill is now at the Senate stage. Perhaps our Senators can do their part to make sure that our taxes do reach the most in need. That would be quite a New Year’s resolution.

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