The world is facing multiple crises that compound and exacerbate each other. Canada is not immune from these crises. But Canada can be part of the solution. Because of this challenging global context, Canada must continue to invest in the type of world we want.
During International Development Week 2023, Cooperation Canada and its members spent a day speaking to government officials and parliamentarians about the strategic importance of international assistance and the difference it is making in the lives of millions of people worldwide. More than 40 people from Cooperation Canada’s member organizations were involved in the meetings with representatives of key departments and Members of Parliament from the Bloc Québécois, Conservative Party, Green Party, New Democratic Party and Liberal Party. Their discussion arguments are summarized in this document: “In the Midst of Multiple Crises, Canadian Global Leadership is Needed”.