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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With a campaign that has been 'characterized by bickering' and personal attacks, and less about policy, turnout doesn’t appear poised to hit the same levels as the last election, says pollster Nik Nanos.