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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MPs will be able to continue to charge the central House budget for the cost of items like masks and hand sanitizer, or office reconfiguration as a result of COVID-19, until Sept. 30, among other measures.
As of January, $185-million of the $761-million approved for the first five years of work on the Centre Block building and construction of the underground welcome centre, up to 2021-22, has been spent.