There is no calculus to compute what Canada will lose should this country decide Jamal Khashoggi really doesn’t matter all that much—at least not compared with 742 light armoured vehicles on their way to a butcher with a fat wallet.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on Parliament Hill. There are times when an individual human story eclipses all the learned tracts of academics, jurists, and journalists in the recording and analysis of public events. At those rare moments, history comes calling in the flesh and blood drama of a single person—Dred Scott, Rosa Parks, Donald Marshall Jr., Alan Kurdi, and now Jamal Khashoggi, writes Michael Harris. Image courtesy of Time magazine
HALIFAX—Time magazine chose Jamal Khashoggi and other guardians of the truth as their Person of the Year, not Donald Trump. Justin Trudeau should take note.
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Democracy, Terrorism and Killer Robots: Embassy News covers the 2015 Halifax International Security Forum The Halifax International Security Forum is one of the world’s biggest gatherings of defence and security leaders.
'The government has heard Canadians’ concerns that the world is increasingly uncertain, and that the economy is changing,' the Throne Speech read. 'And in this context, regional needs and differences really matter.'
But a Conservative source is decrying public criticism of Andrew Scheer's leadership, saying it will only create the kind of schisms that will set the party back and that former leader Stephen Harper worked to avoid.