Update: from a high level source – “Apparently IDRC wasn’t supposed to give grants to developed countries, and since the group is in Israel, they were reversed.”
By Glen McGregor, The Ottawa Citizen
Arab research group sues federal gov’t over lost funding
OTTAWA — An Arab research organization says the Harper government cut off its funding for social research projects on Palestinians in response to false allegations sent to MPs about its position on Israel.
The Mada Al-Carmel Arab Center for Applied Social Research has filed a lawsuit in Canada’s Federal Court alleging that a government agency arbitrarily terminated grants for two research programs worth $796,500. None of allegations have been proven in court.