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CP NewsAlert: Canada resuming funding to UN aid agency in Gaza

By The Canadian Press on March 8, 2024.

International Development Minister Ahmed Hussen is discussing Canada's decision on resuming aid to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East today. Hussen speaks in the Foyer of the House of Commons before Question Period on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

OTTAWA – The federal government says Canada will resume funding to the United Nations aid agency for Palestinian refugees in Gaza.

Canada was one of 16 countries that temporarily halted future payments in January to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East after Israel alleged some of its workers participated in the Oct. 7 Hamas attack on Israel.

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