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Time for foreign policy update to prepare Canada for post-pandemic world, say some experts

By Neil Moss      

The rules-based international order as it once was 'no longer exists,' says Canadian International Council president Ben Rowswell.

Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne, pictured in this file photo at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa, gave the Trudeau government's most recent foreign policy expression last February in what one expert called a 'disappointing' speech that lacked specifics. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

As the COVID-19 pandemic has forced governments to reassess their priorities and shifted geopolitical fault lines, some former diplomats and experts are calling for a refresh and for a new statement on Canada’s foreign policy foundations.

Neil Moss

Neil Moss is a reporter at The Hill Times covering federal politics, foreign policy, and defence. 
- nmoss@hilltimes.com


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