04/09/2015 07:02 EDT | Updated 06/09/2015 05:59 EDT

Correction to story about Canadian foreign aid spending moved April 8

OTTAWA - In a story Wednesday about Canadian foreign aid spending, The Canadian Press reported that Stephen Brown, a University of Ottawa development specialist, said spending had dipped to levels not seen since 1996.

In fact, Brown said aid spending had not been that low since 2001.