Investing in people important

Western Canada knows the importance of investment in projects and infrastructure to provide energy to millions. World Bank president Jim Kim thinks investment in people is actually more important for economic growth. The federal government has another chance to invest,…
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Le 17 octobre dernier: journée internationale pour l’élimination de la pauvreté

Une mauvaise nutrition et des conditions sanitaires déficientes causent la mort à plus de 5 millions de mères, de jeunes enfants et d’adolescents dans 50 pays. En plus de ne pas avoir accès aux soins de santé, ces personnes vivent…
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Help needy Canadians, but don’t let that stop foreign aid

A recent report from the OECD shows that despite Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s rhetoric, Canadian aid to the world’s poor has fallen to the lowest in a generation. Many support this, believing we need to help our own citizens first.…
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Canada must make sure GFF pipeline remains open

Western Canada knows the importance of investment in projects and infrastructure to provide energy to millions. World Bank president Jim Kim thinks investment in people is actually more important for economic growth. The federal government has another chance to invest,…
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Améliorer la santé des femmes, des enfants et des adolescents

Une mauvaise nutrition et des conditions sanitaires déficientes causent la mort à plus de cinq millions de mères, de jeunes enfants et d’adolescents dans 50 pays. En plus de ne pas avoir accès aux soins de santé, ces personnes vivent…
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PM should attend high-stakes meeting on tuberculosis

The high-intensity drama unfolding during the NAFTA talks should not make us forget that other crucial events are happening this month in the United States that require Canadian leadership. Indeed, on Sept. 26 at the United Nations General Assembly High-Level…
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Canada needs to step up to fight TB

Children are back in school, MPs are back in Ottawa, and United Nations member states are preparing to set the agenda for the upcoming year at the UN General Assembly in New York. Just as teachers are needed to educate…
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TB epidemic needs to be addressed

Media in Canada, the US and UK recently reported that there were over 41,000 cases of measles in Europe so far in 2018, and 37 were fatal. This is particularly tragic because vaccines have been available for measles since the…
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Canada, U.S. must lead TB fight

Tuberculosis is the world’s deadliest infectious disease, killing over 1.7 million people every year. It is curable, but largely neglected and underfunded. Of the more than 10 million people who catch TB each year, 40 per cent are never diagnosed,…
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Canada, U.S. must lead TB fight

Tuberculosis is the world’s deadliest infectious disease, killing over 1.7 million people every year. It is curable, but largely neglected and underfunded. Of the more than 10 million people who catch TB each year, 40 per cent are never diagnosed,…
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