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The Canadian Aid Conversation

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In June, UN Foundation Senior Fellow John McArthur started a new conversation about Canada’s foreign aid policy with a three-part series here on OpenCanada.org. McArthur argued that the country needed a new “demand-driven approach” that first considered the challenges of global development and then asked how Canada can best tackle those challenges.

Here, we continue the conversation that McArthur started with comments from a number of foreign aid experts. We’ll be adding new content to this page regularly.

In the series

Germans want their government to do more for Ukraine

Germans want their government to do more for Ukraine

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Ordinary Germans are taking a harder line on Russia than at any point in the country’s post-war history.

Sustaining Development

Sustaining Development

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OpenCanada talked to Nina Munk about Jeffrey Sachs, the Millennium Villages, and measuring the effectiveness of aid.

Rethinking Canadian Aid

Rethinking Canadian Aid

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An introduction to the “Rethinking Canadian Aid” symposium, a conversation about foundations, contradictions, and possibilities for Canadian aid.

A Healthier Approach to Canadian Aid

A Healthier Approach to Canadian Aid

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Prabhat Jha on how Canada can do more to help save lives around the world.

Beyond the Echo Chamber

Beyond the Echo Chamber

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Liam Swiss on why a real “new Canadian aid conversation” will be one that grows to include critical voices from across the political spectrum.