After many years in which Germany, and Chancellor Angela Merkel, were the most important advocates of deeper EU unity, there are now pressing questions about Europe's future with her imminent departure from politics.
Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stood for decency, moderation, and the best outcomes for all on issues that have challenged leaders’ economic, social, and diplomatic skills, writes Les Whittington. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
OTTAWA—She has known them all—all the world’s most powerful political leaders, all men, of recent years: George W. Bush, Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama, Donald Trump.
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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.