Federal departments and agencies have spawned and funded university programs. Is it any wonder that critical discussion of Canadian foreign policy is rare?
All academic disciplines claim independence of thought and transparency are principles that guide good research. So, asks Yves Engler, what to make of a Canadian foreign-policy discussion dominated by individuals with ties to the decision-making structures they study? The Hill Times file photo
Should social scientists seek the truth regardless of whose toes may be stepped on and cite, up front, possible conflicts of interest regarding matters they study?
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Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.
If the current voting trends continued until election time, the Green Party could win 14 seats, says EKOS president Frank Graves. But he also says if progressive voters choose to vote strategically to prevent the Conservatives from forming government, they could vote for the Liberals.