Haiti stunned by Fantino plan to freeze aid

Campbell Clark
Ottawa — The Globe and Mail

International Co-operation Minister Julian Fantino has stunned the biggest recipient of Canadian foreign aid, Haiti, by announcing via a newspaper interview that Ottawa has frozen new aid projects for the Caribbean nation.

Mr. Fantino, the former Ontario provincial police chief who is six months into the job as the minister responsible for foreign aid, told Montreal newspaper La Presse that he has put new assistance projects for Haiti “on ice” while he ponders a new approach because the aid is not getting the results “that Canadians have a right to expect.”

Read more:http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/haiti-stunned-by-fantino-plan-to-freeze-aid/article6941946/

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