Canada to up foreign aid for women’s health in face of U.S. cuts

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Canada to up foreign aid for women's health in face of U.S. cuts
By Eric DuVall
Jan. 28, 2017

Canadian leaders said they are prepared to increase international aid for women's health programs in the wake of a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to cut $600 million in funding over his administration's opposition to abortion.

The announcement by Canadian International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau came on Friday, the same day thousands of anti-abortion protesters flooded the National Mall in Washington for the annual March for Life protest. Trump signaled his "full support" for the marchers and dispatched Vice President Mike Pence and adviser Kellyanne Conway to address the gathering.

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