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Eradicating poverty should be part of Canada's sustainable development

Master of Arts in Intercultural and International Communication alumnus Sasha Caldera has co-authored an opinion piece in The Globe and Mail.

Here is an excerpt:

'Public Works and Government Services of Canada (PWGSC) spends $14-billion on goods for departments, agencies and crown corporations, yet it is difficult to ensure that purchases of international products such as coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar and cotton uniforms don’t exacerbate issues of poverty, child labour, human trafficking and sweatshop labour. This is because typical global supply chains lack transparency.'

Read the full article here.