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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with media on January 18, 2019, following a cabinet retreat in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Image: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | On three big issues that any government faces, the Trudeau government was weak: it neglected official languages questions; misplayed Canada-U.S. relations; and bungled federal-provincial relations.
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Justin Trudeau and Mike Pence. Photo: Justin Trudeau/Twitter
Duncan Cameron | Canada calling on the U.S. to get China to halt its crossfire, looks less like an independent state, and more like a U.S. dependent territory.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with U.S. President Donald Trump at G7 in Charlevoix. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | No amount of public assurances from Chrystia Freeland about returning to the table with "good faith" negotiators are going to dispel the doubts that now surround Canada-U.S trade relations.
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Old Glory, the Star Spangled Banner, the current and probably terminal version of the national flag of the United States (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | We're not sorry! Independence Day 2018 demands from Canadians polite restraint, even chilly reserve, toward our neighbours.
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RCAF Chinook helicopter on Parliament Hill. Photo: Jamie McCaffrey/Flickr
Yves Engler | A volatile leader in charge of a military behemoth prone to aggression has repeatedly attacked Canada and its prime minister in recent weeks. But the "defence" community has barely made a peep.
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Justin Trudeau with Donald Trump at the G7 Summit Official Welcoming Ceremony in Charlevoix. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | Other than attempting to curry favour with the U.S. president it is not apparent the Liberal government has any clear idea of what purpose NATO-related defence spending is supposed to serve.
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Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister Freeland speak with media regarding the American steel and aluminum tariffs in Ottawa. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | What Chrystia Freeland left unstated about the standard for conduct of international relations is that the dominant feature of world politics has been the exercise of American hegemonic power.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Donald Trump during the G7 in Taormina, Italy.Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | Canada is better off working with other countries to build a reasonable multilateral trading world rather than depending on the goodwill of a Donald Trump to re-negotiate NAFTA.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, in the Oval Office. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | While the outrage in Ottawa is being directed at Trump, the action taken by the U.S. is very much in line with the way U.S. authorities have acted historically when they want to exert their dominance.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Ottawa. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | The U.S. "wield a big stick" approach to NAFTA leaves the Canadian renegotiation strategy looking like a dead end -- and Canadian negotiators with a futile task.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Canadian Embassy in Washington. PMO Photo by Adam Scotti
Duncan Cameron | In his Yankee Stadium speech to the 2018 NYU graduating class, Justin Trudeau gave a mild liberal rebuke to postmodernism.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a Women One roundtable discussion in Washington. PMO Photo by Adam Scotti
Duncan Cameron | Justin Trudeau has followed up on his initial engagements with the Trump administration, and made gender equality the priority item of his G7 presidency.