Canada Humanitarian Aid

Canada Sending $5 Million In Aid To Iraq

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.10.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada is bolstering its contribution to humanitarian aid in Iraq as the United States carries out air strikes against Islamic militants in t...

Canada Can Afford to Help South Sudan, But Won't Pay Up

Hélène Laverdière | Posted 05.12.2014 | Canada Politics
Hélène Laverdière

In recent months members of Parliament have debated three of the world's major crises, in Ukraine, Syria, and the Central African Republic. There is another crisis, though, that Canada has neglected so far -- the political and humanitarian crisis in South Sudan. It's not as though the money is not available; we are nearing the end of the fiscal year, and last year the Conservatives allowed nearly $300 million of the aid budget to lapse. South Sudan is supposed to be a priority country for Canada.