How to balance the needs of the world’s poorest people with Canadian security isn’t a new question arising from the recent decision to merge Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) into…
“Every night I go to bed thinking about what I will feed my family in the morning,” says a Syrian woman who fled with her family to a refugee settlement in Sidon, south of Beirut, Lebanon.
The Canadian Government’s Economic Action Plan 2013, announced on March 21 by Jim Flaherty, signaled the amalgamation of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) with the Department of Foreign Affairs…
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The Canadian Government’s Economic Action Plan 2013, announced Mar. 21 by Jim Flaherty, signalled the amalgamation of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) with the Department of Foreign Affairs and…
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Canada’s Minister for International Cooperation, recently recognized MEDA’s sustainable approach to economic development in Ethiopia. During his visit, Minister Fantino met with weavers involved in the EDGET program Ethiopians Driving Growth through Entrepreneurship and Trade. The project receives funding from the Government of Canada, through the Canadian International Development Agency, and is aimed at helping 10,000 farmers and weavers to create more sustainable livelihoods for their families.
Less money for the world’s neediest citizens – that’s the result of the 2012 budget, announced by finance minster Jim Flaherty Mar. 29.
With aid dollars that have flooded in from Canadians, Mennonite relief agencies are strategically distributing food and resources through their networks of partners in East Africa, where some 12 million people are affected by a food crisis. Two consecutive poor rainy seasons caused the worst drought in decades, with crop failure and livestock death exacerbated by conflict and high food prices.
Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is the largest and most influential Anabaptist organization in the world. It has nearly 1,200 workers and an annual budget of $82 million. Its reach extends to 62 countries abroad, and in North America it encompasses 14 denominations, covering the spectrum from Amish grandmothers to The Meeting House, a Brethren in Christ congregation and Canada’s coolest mega-church.
A decision by federal Conservatives to abruptly terminate funding to a Canadian church organization has set off alarm bells among other church groups across the country.
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