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McLeod Group Blog, CIDA’s Dead-End Merger, May 18, 2013

Is the CIDA amalgamation another flawed move?  Can this latest political manoeuvre yield better outcomes for the poor? Or is the promise of policy coherence and effectiveness a mirage?

The costs of the transition, ranging from the mundanities of new business cards and the switch-over of all software protocols to the further losses of morale and skills as staff are shuffled out or into new roles, will be high.  It might seem that the hidden goal is budget savings, at the cost of further diminution in Canada’s international profile