Rethinking Canadian Aid
Edited by Stephen Brown, Molly den Heyer, David R. Black

In 2013, the government abolished the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), which had been Canada’s flagship foreign aid agency for decades, and transferred its functions to the newly renamed Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD). As the government is rethinking Canadian aid and its relationship with other foreign policy and commercial objectives, the time is ripe to rethink Canadian aid more broadly.

This is the first book on Canadian foreign aid since CIDA was folded into DFATD. Designed to reach a variety of audiences, contributions by twenty-one scholars and experts in the field offer an incisive examination of Canada’s record and recent changes in Canadian foreign aid... read more

Stephen Brown is Professor of Political Science at the University of Ottawa and the editor of Struggling for Effectiveness: CIDA and Canadian Foreign Aid.

Molly den Heyer is Senior Program Analyst with the Coady International Institute at St. Francis Xavier University and a research fellow with the Centre for Foreign Policy Studies at Dalhousie University.

David R. Black is the Lester B. Pearson Professor of International Development Studies and Professor of Political Science at Dalhousie University.

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