Working to strengthen Canada’s contribution to a better world

Vision and Mission

The McLeod Group is made up of professionals with many years of experience in government, civil society and academia, working across the fields of international development, diplomacy and foreign policy. We work with others who value human rights, inclusion, equality and sustainable development to advance Canadian policy and action in international cooperation and foreign affairs. Read More…

Canadian Foreign Policy

Canadians expect their government to do the right thing, and to do things right when it comes to international affairs. However, a partisan domestic agenda is now implemented internationally. It includes suppression of discussion about human rights, an opportunistic Middle East policy, turning our backs on much of Africa, cutting our aid budget, backsliding on gender equality, and becoming an embarrassment on environmental issues. Read More…

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