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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Unless Trudeau plans to be out on these streets, fighting against police brutality or in cabinet drafting legislation to curb police powers, his, and all the other white voices of his ilk, have no merit here.
'I do agree that things need to be implemented as quickly as possible. We could've done this a lot sooner. The good news is that we’re doing it now and announcing it today,' says Transport Minister Marc Garneau.