Canada’s most recent announcement to renew global vaccination efforts provides hope to the most vulnerable; however, a closer look shows Trudeau’s unwillingness to do anything more than throw money at the problem.
With a price tag of over $2 trillion for the U.S alone, and 240,000 lives lost, the intervention in Afghanistan turned out to be one of the costliest and most unsuccessful campaigns undertaken by Washington and its allies.
Opportunities to cooperate bilaterally and multilaterally with China have potential benefits for Canada when the two nations are aligned on issues, but Canadians must be clear-eyed about the risks posed by China as well, writes Stephen Nagy.
Whether recycled stances from their 2019 platform or new commitments to defence and security, a lack of clarity and planning encompasses much of the NDP’s foreign policy approach.
Recycled promises and a lack of imagination characterize the Liberals' approach to foreign policy.
Mainstream issues like China and foreign interference dominate the agenda, but more esoteric issues like NORAD and hybrid threats also pop up, demonstrating that the party—at least on the surface—is committed to seriously thinking about Canada's precarious and uncomfortable place in the world.
Carleton University’s David Carment has released the newest issue of the Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, focused on the most pressing issues facing Canada today.
Our virtual panel featured Drs. Robert W. Murray, Heather Exner-Pirot, Jane Boulden, and Paul Gecelovsky. iAffairs' Hadi Wess moderated the discussion.
Prejudice based on race and religion has been a prominent element in Canada's terrorism legal cases, public policy, and law enforcement for over a decade.
Prime Minister Trudeau must decide if he wants to keep his promise to Haitians, or if he wants to mimic the U.S's stricter stance on immigration.
COVAX's financing mechanism is not succeeding in ensuring equal vaccine distribution - and it is far from a "global solution" to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The dire state of humanitarian aid highlights the need for the international community to further its collective efforts, and to revive the positive gains made before the pandemic.