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Children wait in line to be vaccinated against measles at a makeshift camp housing an estimated 100,000 displaced people in Bangui, Central African Republic, on Jan. 7, 2014.
Children wait in line to be vaccinated against measles at a makeshift camp housing an estimated 100,000 displaced people in Bangui, Central African Republic, on Jan. 7, 2014.
(REBECCA BLACKWELL/ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Kim Mackrael

Seven things Canada wants from countries that get its foreign aid

Canada’s commercial interests have become a key consideration for Ottawa when it looks at which low-income countries should receive foreign aid, according to a government report obtained by The Globe and Mail. The document, from the now-defunct Canadian International Development Agency – which has been folded into the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade – highlights top trade and investment considerations for Canada in dozens of low-income countries.