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Think global, think local

By Julia Sánchez      

Canada must act on the Sustainable Development Goals at home and abroad. Central to this is the need to fight poverty and exclusion in our own society.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speak to reporters on Parliament Hill in February. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

The marriage of Embassy with The Hill Times this week is a fitting sign of our changing times. Irrespective of the reasons that drove the decision, the merger speaks to the inextricable linkages between the international and domestic spheres in policy and politics. The connections across peoples and countries that characterize today’s global challenges can only be ignored at our own peril. Inequality, poverty, financial instability, food insecurity, environmental degradation, and migration crises have tangible national repercussions but

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