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  • Jul 18 / 2016
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North America

Thinking globally, acting locally

This week, Maclean’s honours Lloyd Axworthy with our prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award Axworthy was a pillar of the Liberal left, so Chrétien thought he might be able to sell hard-hearted reforms Lloyd Axworthy’s story of how he was first elected to Parliament is pure Winnipeg. At the start of the 1979 campaign, he quit as [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Remarks at Canada 2020 by Liberal Party of Canada Leader Justin Trudeau

Source: Liberal Party of Canada – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Remarks at Canada 2020 by Liberal Party of Canada Leader Justin Trudeau Thank you for giving me this opportunity to speak today. Thank you for being here this weekend to debate the key issues we face as a country. In thinking about this speech, I asked myself [...]

  • Jul 12 / 2016
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Elizabeth May One-on-One

Host(s): DON MARTIN DON MARTIN: Welcome back. Well never shy of expressing her opinions about anything, let’s go to Toronto where Green Party leader Elizabeth May is ready to blast away with her ISIS position. Elizabeth May, it’s noncombat allegedly, and pro-humanitarian and training, any objections from your side of the divide? ELIZABETH MAY (Green Party Leader): Yeah, well [...]

  • Jul 09 / 2016
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Africa

Africa outshines UN in protecting civilians

It is a rare day indeed when the leaders of Africa outshine the UN Security Council as a model for a global norm. This month, the 54-member African Union authorized a special military force to restore peace in Burundi – over Burundi’s objections. The move was the first time the AU has invoked a rule to intervene in a country without [...]

  • Jul 05 / 2016
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Europe

How the world can keep the promise it made in Paris

The landmark Paris Climate Accord has been hailed as a breakthrough, and with good reason. For the first time, all of the world’s nations have acknowledged the existential threat posed by the warming planet, and each has pledged to do its part to slow or reverse the deadly trend. But the agreement is not enforceable. [...]

  • Jul 05 / 2016
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North America

Hugh Segal: If ‘Canada’s back,’ we’ll need a military

Whatever the trajectory, priorities or intensity of our new government’s foreign policy, however the election of Oct. 19 is interpreted as a mandate for foreign policy change, no meaningful Canadian foreign policy can exist without a competent, well-resourced and multi-skilled armed forces. This is not about an obscure dialectic between those who prefer peacekeeping versus [...]