Letter to Minister Fantino

April 14, 2013

The Honourable Julian Fantino
Minister of International Cooperation
House of Commons
Parliament Buildings
Ottawa, ON K1A0A6

Dear Minister Fantino:

Re:  CIDA merger with Foreign Affairs and International Development

The National Association of Japanese Canadians would like to express its support of the government’s recent announcement to maintaining its commitment to international development and humanitarian support.

With the recent merger of Canadian International Development Agency with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, we are concerned that this will shift international aid to those projects tied to the pursuit of economic opportunities for Canadian businesses, which may not necessarily be in the best interests of communities that are supposed to benefit from the aid.

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