10/10/2013 03:55 EDT | Updated 01/23/2014 06:58 EST

Syrian conflict topic of Christian Paradis press conference

International Development Minister Christian Paradis will make an announcement about Canadian help for countries affected by the Syrian conflict at 4 p.m. ET.

CBC News will carry it live.

Canada has committed $203 million since January 2012, to humanitarian causes, including money for neighbouring countries that have taken in refugees.