Australia is a cautionary tale, not a country to be emulated, when it comes to balancing national security and human rights. Canada must play for time so as to chart its own course on Huawei and our broader relations with China going forward.
As the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki approaches, we take stock of important nuclear arms control milestones, both positive and negative.
As jurisdictions across the country are grappling with calls to fundamentally reform our police services, we call on the Government of Canada to urgently review public security cooperation agreements with Israel in that light.
The Government of Canada must resist reckless calls to retaliate against China and develop a public narrative more faithful to the real imperatives driving Canada’s approach to the Meng extradition.
In the wake of our failed Security Council bid, now is the time for Canada to review our foreign policy, rebuild diplomatic capacity and strengthen civil society engagement, while also taking immediate steps to fulfill our declared commitments to foreign aid, peacekeeping, disarmament and international law.
We call on Canada to put its actions where its rhetoric is by nullifying all provisions in its free trade agreement with Israel that do not accord with international law, and to defend the independence of the ICC from renewed US attacks.