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By David R. Morrison

Aid and Ebb Tide: A historical past of CIDA and Canadian improvement Assistance examines Canada’s combined list because 1950 in moving over $50 billion in capital and services to constructing international locations via ODA. It focuses specifically at the Canadian foreign improvement organization (CIDA), the association mainly chargeable for providing Canada’s improvement assistance. Aid and Ebb Tide demands a renewed and reformed Canadian dedication to improvement co-operation at a time while the space among the world’s richest and poorest has been widening alarmingly and thousands are nonetheless being born into poverty and human lack of confidence.

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IETCD is remembered less for its substantive accomplishments than for its marginality in the hierarchy of foreign policy.

Three obvious arguments.... First of all, there is the humanitarian argument. If these people were going to bed hungry just across the road from us we would not go to bed until we had done something about it. Second, there is the political argument which is that it is tremendously in our interests . . that these underdeveloped countries shall develop economically under free institutions and not under communist institutions.... Then there is the third argument, which some people rather deprecate because it sounds as if we were doing for our own interests.

Defining Canadian Development Assistance 11 Some larger donors—such as France, Germany, and Japan—devised complicated bureaucratic arrangements that fragmented responsibilities for policy-making, separating policy from delivery. In this respect, CIDA's relationship to Foreign/External Affairs has been more typical: an aid agency or department exercising a fair degree of autonomy over developmental content and program implementation, working as part of, or in close association with, a foreign ministry that sets the overall parameters of foreign policy.

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