What Parliamentarians should know about Canada’s contribution
It is an election year, right? We should at least be talking about these issues. With International Development Week over, let’s keep the conversation going.
International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, pictured in this file photograph at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa. Asia Clarke says one of the best-kept secrets of Canada’s development strategy is the role of ordinary Canadians. In many developing countries around the world, volunteers are the face of Canada, from young black women artists and entrepreneurs like me, to professionals, retirees, and people from every background and corner of this country. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade