Canada should make clear that only negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians can arrive at final status solutions on matters such as borders, refugees, settlements, water rights, and the fate of Jerusalem.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump, pictured on Feb. 13, 2017, at the White House in Washington, D.C. There is a second strand to Canada’s role in the world that shouldn’t be forgotten. Until the lost Harper decade in foreign affairs, a period of disengagement from multilateralism, and rejection of the United Nations, writes Michael Harris. Photograph courtesy of Flickr/White House photographer by Shealah Craigheasy
HALIFAX—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made clear in his mandate letters to ministers that foreign affairs is amongst the top priorities of his new government.
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House leaders continue to hold talks over the summer, but whether an agreement can be struck to get Conservatives on side with a recent call to allow remote voting in ‘exceptional circumstances’ remains to be seen.
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.
'Building diverse and inclusive workforces is essential to the effectiveness of the security and intelligence community,' according to the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians' annual report.
Justin Trudeau's Liberals should ensure they don’t end up in anymore ethical controversies, as these scandals lead people to think that it is ‘time for change,’ says Innovative Research president Greg Lyle.