Restoring Canada’s peacekeeping tradition means reinventing it

By Ronny Al-Nosir. The Trudeau Administration is set to revive the country's legacy of peacekeeping in its efforts to reengage Canada with ongoing conflicts in Africa. Justin Trudeau’s oft-quoted phrase, “Canada is back”, is a very strong indicator of his intentions: a return to what made Canada the country it is today. But to do … Continue reading Restoring Canada’s peacekeeping tradition means reinventing it

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Canada will play an important role in Latvia – it’s a shame nobody seems to care

By Richard Forbes. Featured image via the Canadian Armed Forces. As the punishing summer heat brings a severe, record-breaking drought across the country, the common Canadian (in his or her natural environment) can be expected to reach for a spatula, flipping some burgers over a sizzling, open flame. Water advisories, drought reports and fire bans … Continue reading Canada will play an important role in Latvia – it’s a shame nobody seems to care

Let’s Not Throw the UN out with the Bathwater

By Richard Forbes, Editor. Featured image via CP. Richard Forbes studied Political Science and Philosophy at the University of Waterloo. Winner of the Peter Woolstencroft Prize in Canadian Politics (2015). This article was lovingly typed on his 1949 Royal Quiet De Luxe – made in Canada; when typewriters were tanks, Newfoundland became a province and St Laurent was PM. Follow him on … Continue reading Let’s Not Throw the UN out with the Bathwater