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  • Jul 19 / 2016
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North America

Liberals grapple with how to return to a new era of UN peacekeeping

OTTAWA _ They had come to reinvent the wheel _ one their Canadian predecessors had played a significant role in shaping some six decades earlier. The closed-door meeting at Global Affairs Canada on Jan. 29, 2016, was a brainstorming session on a topic that, at one time, would have been inconceivable in Canadian government circles: how Canada [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Canada shows its indifference; Genocide and Christian refugees: Final part of a three-part series

As Islamic extremists systematically target religious minorities in the Middle East and execute a ruthless campaign to wipe out Christians, Yezidis and other vulnerable groups, Canada seems shockingly indifferent to the plight of those facing genocide. Kyle Matthews, a Montreal-based expert on mass atrocities prevention, religious extremism and international issues, is troubled by Canada’s response [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Middle Powerism in the 21st Century: Mission Impossible? (No. of pages: 4)

7 6 global asia V ol. 11, No. 1, spring 2016 global asia Cover story Co-operative Security 2.0 Recasting the East Asian Security Order The launch of the ASEAN Regional Forum resonated with the ideas of comprehensive security enshrined in ASEAN processes and the new ideas of co-operative security developed in Europe in the late [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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Trudeau expected to announce Canada seeking UN Security Council seat

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce that Canada will seek a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council. Trudeau is in New York on Wednesday for meetings with Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. The pair met in Ottawa last month and Trudeau had said Canada would seek a two-year term on the council. It [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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PM Visits United Nations

Host(s): DON MARTIN DON MARTIN: All right, let’s bring in the voice of experience in such weighty matters like the United Nations. Paul Heinbecker is a former Canadian ambassador, serves as permanent representative to the United Nations. All right, is it worth a five year campaign to get a seat on a 15 seat council for [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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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 [...]

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