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Situation report on Canadian complicity in Egyptian abuses

June 18, 2015

By supporting Egyptian President Sisi’s iron-fisted regime, the USA and Canada are playing into the hands of ISIS and Al Qaeda. Since February 2015, Egypt has been a member of the US-led military coalition waging air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.  Other regional allies with equally egregious human rights records include Saudi Arabia […]

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Military assistance at a price

May 5, 2015

As Nepal suffers in the aftermath of the earthquake that hit the small nation on 25 April 2015, aid has been pouring in from countries ranging from neighbouring India to distant Canada. Last week, the Government of Canada pledged $5 million dollars in humanitarian aid and deployment of the Canadian Armed Forces’ Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART). The […]

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Out of Step with Canadian Values? International Priorities in Budget 2011

March 17, 2011

Canadian civil society organizations today raised serious concerns about expected international spending priorities for Budget 2011, due on March 22. Current Government directions project a freeze on foreign aid and limited action on financing adaption to climate change, while continuing to increase military spending.

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