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Conservatives Plan to Cut International Assistance by 25%

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer announced on October 1st that, if elected, he would cut Canada's International Assistance spending by 25%, a move that is unprecedented and would have serious consequences for those living in poverty around the world.  GRAN has been advocating for increases to international assistance during this election, not cuts. Right now, we are close to the lowest level of funding for international assistance in our country’s history (0.28% of our Gross National Income). Civil society groups were taken by surprise by this announcement and are working together to respond.  Read more here about the Conservative leader's announcement.

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