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'Preventing Poverty' Not Allowed For Charities, Canada Revenue Says

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Canada Revenue Agency has told a well-known charity that it can no longer try to prevent poverty around the world, it can only alleviate ...

Can We Sign the Treaty, So People Stop Dying?

Mark Fried | Posted 05.07.2012 | Canada
Mark Fried

The world's diplomats recently met in New York to launch the concluding negotiations of the Arms Trade Treaty, that was initiated six years ago. During the hours the diplomats huddled over the Treaty, some 10,000 people died from armed violence. A killing every minute. Conventional arms are the real weapons of mass destruction.

East African Famine: From Britain, a Model of Response

Glen Pearson | Posted 10.16.2011 | Canada
Glen Pearson

The Humanitarian Coalition, which I believe to be inspired by a similar British organization, is a group of seasoned NGO organizations who think that by working together on issues, they can get more done. But it's what they offer to confused Canadian donors that might well prove their most pivotal contribution.

Drought Threatens 10 Million Africans: Aid Groups

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.05.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - A coalition of aid groups is urging Canadians and the government to help stop an escalating humanitarian crisis that threatens the lives of 1...