Micha Kurz, writing for the Harper Decade.com, illustrates the kind of regressive and divisive Canada we’ve seen under the Harper regime, especially in its efforts (or lack thereof) to support peace negotiations in the Middle East. (“Canada: A Dishonest Broker for Peace in the Middle East“, TheHarperDecade.com, 27 August 2015). Although Harper touts the importance […]
Marie-Danielle Smith, writing for Embassy News, discusses the lack of attention given to the issue of defence procurement in the Canadian election thus far. (“Defence procurement an elephant in the war room”, Embassy News, 26 August 2015). Though it may seem to have been ignored up to now, it won’t be long before it gets […]
The Group of 78’s 2015 Annual Conference will focus on the critical importance of the UN, assessing its performance and its prospects for effectiveness in the future, particularly in the spheres of peace and equitable development.
Harsha Walia, writing for TelesurTV, examines the realities of the Canadian immigration system, and calls upon the major political parties to move forward recommendations that would be committed to upholding Canadian values. (Three things about Canada’s Election and Immigration”, TelesurTV 18 August 2015). The Canadian federal government has been described as a world leader in […]
Since mid-May of 2015 Ceasefire.ca has been calling for all federal party leaders to commit to a full public defence and security policy review. Of particular importance will be a reassessment of the disastrous and utterly counterproductive “war on terror” launched by then President George W. Bush in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. Yet […]
Image credit: Michael de Adder Not only has this week been busy for the leaders of our political parties and Canadian journalists, but here at Ceasefire.ca we’ve been buzzing to keep you up-to-date with the latest in Canada Election Watch 2015. More Daily Duff Bombshells The Duffy trial has kept us on our toes! As […]