Our blog (now posted mid-day on Friday) examines the daunting challenges facing our newly appointed Foreign and Defence Ministers and how they can rise to successfully meet them. We wish them well!
Canada wasn’t snubbed in the misguided AUKUS submarine deal and neither was New Zealand, which is also trying to pursue a nuanced engagement policy with China.
The disastrous consequences of the use of nuclear weapons, discussed at two recent conferences in Oslo, underline the need for a Nuclear Weapons Convention banning the weapons. Cesar Jaramillo argues that Canada should lead the call for such a ban.
Cesar Jaramillo, program officer at Project Ploughshares, argues against the recent decision to boycott the UN Conference on Disarmament (Cesar Jaramillo, “Canada’s disarmament conference boycott is ill-advised,” Kitchener-Waterloo Record, 14 July 2011): Canada’s newly elected Conservative majority government seems to be wasting no time in taking a tough stance on foreign policy, but Canada’s decision […]