Stoking Russian nationalism at a time when many western and eastern European countries are witnessing the rise of right-wing nationalist sentiment themselves is a recipe for disaster.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured June 22 in Ottawa, faces an exceptionally difficult choice between now and the NATO summit on July 8-9. But if he makes the courageous one, and sides with those calling for more dialogue and diplomacy he will in the long run be on the side of the angels. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
POWELL RIVER, B.C.—Do we really want a war with Russia?
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Davud Hanci was sentenced to 15 years years in a Turkish prison for his alleged involvement in the 2016 coup. Now back in Canada, he’s speaking about the ‘madness’ of his arrest and nearly three years in jail.
'When Black or Indigenous or other people of colour get into the political system, it always assumed it’s they who must carry this change for the rest of us,' says journalist and activist Desmond Cole.
Senate Conservative leader Don Plett says the changes are ‘ridiculous,’ but ISG Senators Murray Sinclair and Pierre Dalphond say there needs to be a path to a vote on bills after 15 died in the last Parliament.