Having already campaigned on not buying the problem-plagued, ludicrously overpriced F-35, Justin Trudeau can’t afford to be seen folding to Donald Trump again. Instead, he should send this insolent American president a blunt message about his government’s meddling: buzz off.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, pictured Oct. 7, 2018, arriving in Seoul, Korea, at a recent Arctic Council meeting in Finland, trashed Russia and China for their alleged designs on the Arctic, including the notion of extending the Silk Road via the Northwest Passage, writes Michael Harris. Photograph courtesy of Embassy of Korea
HALIFAX, N.S.—For a country obsessed with Russian interference in its national elections, Trumpty Dumpty’s America is doing a pretty good job of interfering in ours.
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Though late and largely unconvincing, the PM's testimony helps ensure the government’s points, rather than mere speculation, are litigated in the public square instead, says Garry Keller of StrategyCorp.
As the epidemic reshapes everything, it’s time for the country to put aside traditional convictions and economic frameworks and try to pull together to build a future better suited to a changing, endangered world.
Furey’s greatest challenge will not be enthusiasm or passion, but rather the provincial political system that has rarely rewarded disruption and provides benefits for ward keepers who do not shake things up.