He’s going to plead for the elimination of nuclear weapons while his own country jumps into a new era of nuclear weaponry. Does that make sense?
U.S. President Barack Obama listens to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during Mr. Abe's state visit to Washington, D.C. in April 2015. Mr. Obama is set this week to be the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, hit by a U.S. atomic bomb during the Second World War. White House photograph by Pete Souza
United States President Barack Obama’s visit to Hiroshima May 27 hits a special nerve with me because I am an honorary citizen of Hiroshima.
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Though divisive politics has become a regular feature of political culture in Canada, thanks in part to the rhetoric from the country's southern neighbours, some MPs say there's been pushback to that kind of messaging.
A former CSIS analyst says the RCMP had a ‘strong case’ against journalist Ben Makuch, but the vice-president of the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression says the ruling will ‘hurt the institution of journalism.'
Independent Senator Kim Pate, who will be among those in attendance at Nicholas Kasirer's hearing next week, is interested in hearing about his views about how systemic inequality can affect access to justice.