Tag Archives: United Nations Security Council

No seat at the table for Harper foreign policy

Prime Minister Stephen Harper came into office vowing to “bring Canada back as a credible player on the world stage“.  Today in New York, however, Canada’s chance to play a role at the UN Security Council came to an abrupt end when UN members considered the record of his government and voted to give the […]

Canadian government supports UN, but not peacekeeping

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s speech at the opening of the United Nations General Assembly has made a number of things clear about his attitude towards that organization. The first is that his government would very much like Canada to be elected to one of the temporary seats on the UN Security Council when UN members […]