Turning Off The Faucet To Haiti

Ottawa surprises ambassadors; Minister says it is freezing aid to Haiti

In his interview with La Presse, Mr. Fantino said Haitians have to take charge of their own problems, and was quoted in French saying Haitian aid is “on ice at the moment.”

Mr. Fantino decried the fact that Haiti is still in dire condition even though Canada had provided $1-billion in aid since 2006. “Will we continue to do things the same way? I don’t think so. Because we are not getting the results that Canadians have a right to expect.