A member for nearly 30 years with RESULTS Canada, a global movement of passionate citizens, committed to raising our voices for a world without extreme poverty.
In the last century, the mere mention of the word polio would strike terror in mothers. In Canada, polio was diagnosed in nearly 9,000 people and caused 500 deaths in 1953 alone. Although it strikes p...
From 1990 to the present, cuts to our aid budget were triple that of domestic programs in percentage terms. Given that aid accounts for a mere two per cent of total spending, this was nickel-and-diming the poor was downright unconscionable. We now spend a miserly 0.26 per cent of Gross National Income (GNI) on aid.
01/31/2017 03:52 EST
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