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Yves Engler | The campaign proved that a small number of dedicated activists with a targeted, well-planned strategy could have a major impact on Canadian foreign policy.
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Families return to Shujaiya in eastern Gaza, scene of some of the heaviest Israeli bombing in July 2014. Image credit: Iyad al Baba/Oxfam International/Flickr
Chuka Ejeckam | Israel is merely one entry in a list of countries Canada sells weapons to which systematically violate human rights, including the massacre of civilians.
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HMCS Calgary join U.S. navy in exercise during Rim of the Pacific 2016. Image credit: U.S. Pacific Fleet/Flickr
Yves Engler | Canadian naval presence off China's coast isn't new. But why are we engaging in aggressive exercises to support a nation that refuses to recognize the Law of the Sea?
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Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau. Image credit: Estonian Foreign Ministry/Flickr
Yves Engler | A growing number of voices are criticizing Canadian policy in Haiti. On Monday a petition to be read in Parliament will shine a light on the historical roots of the issue.
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Free Palestine Protest on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, 2014. Image credit: Tony Webster/Flickr
Jonathan Kuttab | If Canada is serious about promoting justice for Palestine, it needs to break out of the conventional paradigm and seek out a policy based on its own principles and ethics.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.