Columnists
Prime Minister Trudeau attends question period, September 2020. Image credit: Adam Scotti/PMO
Matthew Behrens | While many Liberals did vote to support the genocide motion introduced this week, any subsequent commitment to assisting Uyghur refugees and taking actions on Chinese repression appear elusive.
Columnists
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Rick Salutin | Let's be clear regarding this week's parliamentary vote on genocide. It was about what to call what's happening in China, not what to do about it.
Blog
Inauguration of new president of Haiti in 2017. Image credit: United Nations Photo/Flickr
Yves Engler | As Haiti's neo-Duvalierist regime becomes ever more dictatorial it's worth revisiting Canada's history in facilitating fraud and money laundering in the hemisphere's most impoverished nation.
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Justin Trudeau in 2019 with then-foreign affairs minister Chrystia Freeland. Image: CanadianPM/Twitter
Yves Engler | The Liberal government's marketing of its foreign policy drains all meaning from the word "feminist," and sometimes convinces progressives to support policies driven by U.S. interests.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at last year's NATO summit. Image: Justin Trudeau/Facebook
Jennie-Laure Sully | Whatever cause we struggle for today in Canada, we have a responsibility to be consistent in criticizing the abuses of power that Canada engages in through its foreign policy.
Podcast
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Victoria Fenner | Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza speaks to Canadians at a webinar by the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute on August 20, 2020.
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OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro in 2018. Image: OEA - OAS/Flickr
Yves Engler | NDP and Green MPs have recently raised concerns over Canada's ties to OAS.
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Gary Engler | Gary and Yves Engler, father and son authors, discuss being funny, being serious, cancelled book tours, exploding sacred myths, pandemics, their latest books and writing in the time of COVID-19.
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David Heap | The Liberals' ongoing bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council provides an opportunity to send a message to whoever forms the next federal government.
Podcast
Dmitri Lascaris in Caracas, Venezuela
Victoria Fenner | Canadian activist, journalist and lawyer Dimitri Lascaris was in Venezuela in February, talking to people with varying opinions about the causes of the current crisis. He talks about what he heard.
Columnists
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ministers meet with President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, December 2017. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Bill Blaikie | At the moment there is much irony to be found in the crisis in Canada-China relations, precipitated by the arrest and detainment of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver.
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Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland stands with representatives of the Lima Group, February 2018. Photo: Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores del Perú/Wikimedia Commons
Linda McQuaig | The Trudeau government talks about restoring democracy to Venezuela, hoping to keep the focus off any suspicions that our involvement is helping Washington get control of Venezuela's oil reserves.