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'Sometimes the government is just spitballing and hoping for the best,' says CTF federal director Aaron Wurdick.
Conservative MP Peter Kent, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, called the assassination 'barbaric,' and 'cowardly.'
Child soldiers in conflicts around the world has exploded, but Roméo Dallaire's Child Soldiers Initiative is having a global impact on preventing the use of child soldiers. And it's the only initiative of its kind in the world.
Feature|Murray Dobbin
If economists and politicians actually want to change Canada's economic situation before it descends into full-on dystopia they must, as a UN report recently recommended, “…jettison neoliberal ideology.”
Setting up a cross border infrastructure bank to fund bridges, customs plazas, seaways, and other border infrastructure is an approach that may open doors and minds in Washington, D.C.
Opinion|Sheila Copps
Trudeau speaking with aboriginal leaders on the issue of murdered and missing aboriginal women is a lot more positive than taking questions on the issue in the House of Commons.
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Terrorism is not an existential threat. We need to confront it on multiple levels but we cannot give in to narrow policies and laws that undermine our overwhelming strength: the fact that our ways of life and societies are far superior to whatever the terrorists can offer.
News|By Phil Gurski
There is a growing literature on the subject of 'leaving terrorism' and I cannot disagree with the fact that some people do indeed abandon previously held ideas and commitments; it’s just that I cannot see a foolproof way forward.
News|By Gwynne Dyer
Automation is eating into China's newly gained industrial jobs too. A recent Citibank report estimated that 77 per cent of Chinese jobs are at risk from automation, and in India there is talk of 'premature deindustrialisation.' That would not just mean continuing poverty for many, but huge political turmoil—populist revolutions and super-Trumps.
Justin Trudeau's honeymoon has turned into a stable marriage. Nathaniel Erskine-Smith has guts. Dominic LeBlanc needs to get back his mojo. Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott are future leadership material. Maryam Monsef needs to get better.
Mr. Scheer's publicized supporters include Conservative MPs, former MPs, senators, and 20 MLAs from the Saskatchewan Party.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau must call a byelection in Ottawa-Vanier by Feb. 19.
Claims varied dramatically between members of the Trudeau cabinet.
But the next steps must be the development of a well thought out Canada-wide adaptation strategy—a national adaptation plan—guided by an overarching vision and set of objectives that reflects the complex implications of climate change.
We need to understand why the Western media peddled such a distorted picture of what was going on.
News|By Susan Riley
Justin Trudeau’s emotional openness, of course, doesn’t compensate for his political and policy blunders: his prolonged and self-defeating refusal to end those suspect Liberal fundraisers, his unproven and implausible claim that new pipelines can co-exist with effective action to contain climate change, and, his still unfulfilled promises to new refugees and indigenous Canadians. Actions speak louder than tears.

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