Budget 2018: More cash, but Canada still missing foreign aid target

Posted March 8, 2018 1:48 am by Editor

Budget 2018: More cash, but Canada still missing foreign aid target

Canada is on track to fall even further behind other countries in doing its bit for the world’s most vulnerable populations, despite an extra $200 million injected into the 2018 foreign aid budget.A little more money for international development aid is “always good news for Development and Peace and its partners in the global south,” Development and Peace advocacy and research program officer Marie-Sophie Villeneuve said after Finance Minister Bill Morneau laid out his government’s 2018 spending plans on Feb. 27.But Villeneuve isn’t giving the government too much credit for the boost, which Morneau said is the start of an

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