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Gar Pardy

Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | September 21, 2022
For the United Kingdom and King Charles III, pictured during a visit to Ottawa in 2017, the issue is how united the kingdom is in the aftermath of the decision to leave the European Union The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | September 21, 2022
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | September 21, 2022
For the United Kingdom and King Charles III, pictured during a visit to Ottawa in 2017, the issue is how united the kingdom is in the aftermath of the decision to leave the European Union The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | August 31, 2022
Michelle O'Bonsawin, Canada's first Indigenous Supreme Court justice, is set to take her seat on the bench on Sept. 1. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | August 31, 2022
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | August 31, 2022
Michelle O'Bonsawin, Canada's first Indigenous Supreme Court justice, is set to take her seat on the bench on Sept. 1. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | July 18, 2022
Russian President Vladimir Putin is threatening the use of nuclear weapons should Ukrainian supporters create increasing dangers for Moscow, writes Gar Pardy. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | July 18, 2022
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | July 18, 2022
Russian President Vladimir Putin is threatening the use of nuclear weapons should Ukrainian supporters create increasing dangers for Moscow, writes Gar Pardy. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | June 17, 2022
Calling the diplomat's attendance 'unacceptable,' Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly was unforgiving in her response, using a large verbal bat on her departmental officials, writes Gar Pardy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | June 17, 2022
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | June 17, 2022
Calling the diplomat's attendance 'unacceptable,' Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly was unforgiving in her response, using a large verbal bat on her departmental officials, writes Gar Pardy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | June 2, 2022
A new report stresses the need to 'enhance governance' of national security by establishing a cabinet-level body chaired by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to give this body the seriousness it deserves, writes Gar Pardy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | June 2, 2022
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | June 2, 2022
A new report stresses the need to 'enhance governance' of national security by establishing a cabinet-level body chaired by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to give this body the seriousness it deserves, writes Gar Pardy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | May 2, 2022
Collective action remains the most important factor to try to lessen or put an end to the continuing death and destruction in Ukraine brought about by Russian President Vladimir Putin, writes Gar Pardy. Photograph courtesy of Russian Presidential Press Service
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | May 2, 2022
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | May 2, 2022
Collective action remains the most important factor to try to lessen or put an end to the continuing death and destruction in Ukraine brought about by Russian President Vladimir Putin, writes Gar Pardy. Photograph courtesy of Russian Presidential Press Service
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | March 28, 2022
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg officially opens the meeting last week in Brussels to address Russia's aggression against Ukraine. Photograph courtesy of NATO
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | March 28, 2022
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | March 28, 2022
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg officially opens the meeting last week in Brussels to address Russia's aggression against Ukraine. Photograph courtesy of NATO
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | March 16, 2022
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, pictured during a virtual address to a packed House of Commons on March 15. Zelenskyy's request for a no-fly zone over Ukraine should be considered by NATO, writes Gar Pardy. Photograph courtesy of ParlVu
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | March 16, 2022
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | March 16, 2022
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, pictured during a virtual address to a packed House of Commons on March 15. Zelenskyy's request for a no-fly zone over Ukraine should be considered by NATO, writes Gar Pardy. Photograph courtesy of ParlVu
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | January 27, 2022
The United States political system, now led by President Joe Biden, has been battered by a series of lost and inconclusive wars, writes Gar Pardy. Flickr photograph by Gage Skidmore
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | January 27, 2022
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | January 27, 2022
The United States political system, now led by President Joe Biden, has been battered by a series of lost and inconclusive wars, writes Gar Pardy. Flickr photograph by Gage Skidmore
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | January 17, 2022
Canada, as with most countries, has adopted a wait and see approach on specific policies towards China and Asia, writes Gar Pardy. Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, pictured in December 2021, recently said she will soon provide details on a 'new strategy' for the 'Indo-Pacific.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | January 17, 2022
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | January 17, 2022
Canada, as with most countries, has adopted a wait and see approach on specific policies towards China and Asia, writes Gar Pardy. Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, pictured in December 2021, recently said she will soon provide details on a 'new strategy' for the 'Indo-Pacific.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | January 10, 2022
By putting troops along the Ukranian border, Russian President Vladimir Putin has created conditions, in the minds of many, that, potentially, could lead to a larger conflict involving both European countries and the United States, writes Gar Pardy. Photograph courtesy of the Kremlin
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | January 10, 2022
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | January 10, 2022
By putting troops along the Ukranian border, Russian President Vladimir Putin has created conditions, in the minds of many, that, potentially, could lead to a larger conflict involving both European countries and the United States, writes Gar Pardy. Photograph courtesy of the Kremlin
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | December 30, 2021
Premier of Quebec François Legault, pictured in September 2020, recently struck a 14-member investigating committee to examine why there are fewer successors for the Richards, Lemieuxs, and Roys in the NHL. The premier is right to see if something can be done to alter the power internationally, writes Gar Pardy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | December 30, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | December 30, 2021
Premier of Quebec François Legault, pictured in September 2020, recently struck a 14-member investigating committee to examine why there are fewer successors for the Richards, Lemieuxs, and Roys in the NHL. The premier is right to see if something can be done to alter the power internationally, writes Gar Pardy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | November 24, 2021
National Defence Minister Anita Anand, pictured Oct. 26 when she was named to the new post. In 2007, a senior American official said 'everything is NATO’s area.' That view is not shared by many of the alliance's European members and it is not clear whether it is one that is shared or even understood in Ottawa, writes Gar Pardy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | November 24, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | November 24, 2021
National Defence Minister Anita Anand, pictured Oct. 26 when she was named to the new post. In 2007, a senior American official said 'everything is NATO’s area.' That view is not shared by many of the alliance's European members and it is not clear whether it is one that is shared or even understood in Ottawa, writes Gar Pardy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | November 10, 2021
Minister of Foreign Affairs Mélanie Joly, pictured on Oct. 26, 2021, on the Hill after the swearing-in of the Liberal cabinet. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | November 10, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | November 10, 2021
Minister of Foreign Affairs Mélanie Joly, pictured on Oct. 26, 2021, on the Hill after the swearing-in of the Liberal cabinet. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | October 25, 2021
China's President Xi Jinping, pictured. Central to China’s ambitions offshore is Taiwan, writes Gar Pardy. Today it is a politically and economically progressive island of 24 million people, most of whom see little interest in becoming another Hong Kong. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | October 25, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | October 25, 2021
China's President Xi Jinping, pictured. Central to China’s ambitions offshore is Taiwan, writes Gar Pardy. Today it is a politically and economically progressive island of 24 million people, most of whom see little interest in becoming another Hong Kong. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | October 14, 2021
Afghan national police and army personnel and U.S. army soldiers patrol in July 2009 in Zabul province, Afghanistan. Photograph courtesy of the U.S. Army
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | October 14, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | October 14, 2021
Afghan national police and army personnel and U.S. army soldiers patrol in July 2009 in Zabul province, Afghanistan. Photograph courtesy of the U.S. Army
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | September 20, 2021
The Royal Australian Navy's HMAS Anzac and USCG Cutter Munro sail in formation, during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2021. The deal involving the United Kingdom and Australia adds little to resolving the overall security issues in the region, ut the price for European, Canadian, and Asian allies could be steep, writes Gar Pardy. The deal suggests a narrowing of American interests and abilities and, as such, the weakening of any consensus on issues involving China, Photograph courtesy of the Royal Australian Navy
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | September 20, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | September 20, 2021
The Royal Australian Navy's HMAS Anzac and USCG Cutter Munro sail in formation, during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2021. The deal involving the United Kingdom and Australia adds little to resolving the overall security issues in the region, ut the price for European, Canadian, and Asian allies could be steep, writes Gar Pardy. The deal suggests a narrowing of American interests and abilities and, as such, the weakening of any consensus on issues involving China, Photograph courtesy of the Royal Australian Navy
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | September 10, 2021
Quebec Premier François Legault's government introduced Bill 21, which purports to ensure the neutrality of the government by insisting no one in a position of authority be allowed to wear ‘religious symbols’ while exercising their functions. Photograph courtesy of CAQ/Instagram
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | September 10, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | September 10, 2021
Quebec Premier François Legault's government introduced Bill 21, which purports to ensure the neutrality of the government by insisting no one in a position of authority be allowed to wear ‘religious symbols’ while exercising their functions. Photograph courtesy of CAQ/Instagram
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | September 5, 2021
Michael Spavor, left, and Michael Kovrig, right, were detained in December 2018. There is silence in both Ottawa and Beijing on any action that might see the two men released and returned home, writes Gar Pardy. Photographs courtesy of Twitter and the International Crisis Group
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | September 5, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | September 5, 2021
Michael Spavor, left, and Michael Kovrig, right, were detained in December 2018. There is silence in both Ottawa and Beijing on any action that might see the two men released and returned home, writes Gar Pardy. Photographs courtesy of Twitter and the International Crisis Group
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | August 23, 2021
When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, pictured in January 2020, said Canada has 'no plans' to recognize the Taliban as the government of Afghanistan, he removed the legs from Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau, left, writes Gar Pardy. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | August 23, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | August 23, 2021
When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, pictured in January 2020, said Canada has 'no plans' to recognize the Taliban as the government of Afghanistan, he removed the legs from Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau, left, writes Gar Pardy. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | August 17, 2021
U.S. Army soldiers are pictured in 2011 working with Afghan security forces to build stability in Wardak Province in central Afghanistan. The recriminations associated with the American debacle in Afghanistan is already underway even before the last troops have left, writes Gar Pardy. Photograph courtesy of the U.S. Army/Sgt. Victor R. Everhart
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | August 17, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | August 17, 2021
U.S. Army soldiers are pictured in 2011 working with Afghan security forces to build stability in Wardak Province in central Afghanistan. The recriminations associated with the American debacle in Afghanistan is already underway even before the last troops have left, writes Gar Pardy. Photograph courtesy of the U.S. Army/Sgt. Victor R. Everhart
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | August 11, 2021
Michael Spavor’s imprisonment will be settled only by political decisions by the government of China, just as the problems of Meng Wanzhou in Canada will only be settled by political decisions by the Government of Canada, writes Gar Pardy. Photograph courtesy of Twitter
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | August 11, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | August 11, 2021
Michael Spavor’s imprisonment will be settled only by political decisions by the government of China, just as the problems of Meng Wanzhou in Canada will only be settled by political decisions by the Government of Canada, writes Gar Pardy. Photograph courtesy of Twitter
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | August 11, 2021
American soldiers are pictured with members of the Afghan national police in Zabul province in 2009. Canada and the allies all had good reasons to show solidarity with the U.S. post-9/11 that had very little to do with their security, but had much to do with demonstrating a measure of understanding with a psychologically damaged American government and people, writes Gar Pardy. Photograph courtesy of the U.S. Army
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | August 11, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | August 11, 2021
American soldiers are pictured with members of the Afghan national police in Zabul province in 2009. Canada and the allies all had good reasons to show solidarity with the U.S. post-9/11 that had very little to do with their security, but had much to do with demonstrating a measure of understanding with a psychologically damaged American government and people, writes Gar Pardy. Photograph courtesy of the U.S. Army
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | August 6, 2021
The last Canadian soldiers to leave Afghanistan in 2014 were greeted by then-governor general David Johnston and other dignitaries on the Ottawa airport tarmac. Afghanistan represents  the largest casualty figures for the Canadian military since the Korean War, writes Gar Pardy. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | August 6, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | August 6, 2021
The last Canadian soldiers to leave Afghanistan in 2014 were greeted by then-governor general David Johnston and other dignitaries on the Ottawa airport tarmac. Afghanistan represents  the largest casualty figures for the Canadian military since the Korean War, writes Gar Pardy. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | July 21, 2021
Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau, pictured February 2020, commenting that the release of a woman detained in Syria was not a ‘Canadian initiative’ reflects a lack of initiative by this government with other Canadians detained by other countries. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | July 21, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | July 21, 2021
Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau, pictured February 2020, commenting that the release of a woman detained in Syria was not a ‘Canadian initiative’ reflects a lack of initiative by this government with other Canadians detained by other countries. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | July 14, 2021
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, pictured, was awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his reforms within Ethiopia and is now under regional and global pressure to bring the war with Tigray to an end. Photograph courtesy of Commons Wikimedia
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | July 14, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | July 14, 2021
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, pictured, was awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his reforms within Ethiopia and is now under regional and global pressure to bring the war with Tigray to an end. Photograph courtesy of Commons Wikimedia
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | July 7, 2021
Michael Kovrig, left, and Michael Spavor, right, have now been imprisoned by Chinese authorities for more than 940 days. Unfortunately, writes Gar Pardy, there is less an effort to limit those days of imprisonment than there is in any effort to limit the rhythm of the sun. Photographs courtesy of Twitter and the International Crisis Group
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | July 7, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | July 7, 2021
Michael Kovrig, left, and Michael Spavor, right, have now been imprisoned by Chinese authorities for more than 940 days. Unfortunately, writes Gar Pardy, there is less an effort to limit those days of imprisonment than there is in any effort to limit the rhythm of the sun. Photographs courtesy of Twitter and the International Crisis Group
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | June 10, 2021
Leaked documents reveal U.S. military pressured then-President Dwight Eisenhower, pictured, to consider the possibility of the United States using first strike nuclear weapons against China during the Taiwan Strait crisis of 1958. There is a new crisis over Taiwan, and today the dynamics in the region are different but some of the key ones have not changed or have become more pronounced, writes Gar Pardy. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | June 10, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | June 10, 2021
Leaked documents reveal U.S. military pressured then-President Dwight Eisenhower, pictured, to consider the possibility of the United States using first strike nuclear weapons against China during the Taiwan Strait crisis of 1958. There is a new crisis over Taiwan, and today the dynamics in the region are different but some of the key ones have not changed or have become more pronounced, writes Gar Pardy. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | May 26, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured left, in March 2021, and Canadian political leaders have shown obduracy and obscurity on this file for too long, pretending they are protecting false principles that have little relevance in a world where the well-being and lives of two citizens, Michael Kovrig (middle) and Michael Spavor (right), hang in the balance, writes Gar Pardy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade, courtesy of Twitter and the International Crisis Group
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | May 26, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | May 26, 2021
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured left, in March 2021, and Canadian political leaders have shown obduracy and obscurity on this file for too long, pretending they are protecting false principles that have little relevance in a world where the well-being and lives of two citizens, Michael Kovrig (middle) and Michael Spavor (right), hang in the balance, writes Gar Pardy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade, courtesy of Twitter and the International Crisis Group
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | April 19, 2021
Michael Kovrig, left, and Michael Spavor, right, have been detained by Chinese authorities since December 2018. It’s past time for the Canadian government to demonstrate the well-being of two Canadians is worth sitting down with China to end it, writes Gar Pardy. Photographs courtesy of Twitter and the International Crisis Group
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | April 19, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | April 19, 2021
Michael Kovrig, left, and Michael Spavor, right, have been detained by Chinese authorities since December 2018. It’s past time for the Canadian government to demonstrate the well-being of two Canadians is worth sitting down with China to end it, writes Gar Pardy. Photographs courtesy of Twitter and the International Crisis Group
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | April 7, 2021
U.S. President Joe Biden says 'it would be hard to meet the May 1 deadline,' but went on to note 'it was not his intention to stay there for a long time.' Photograph courtesy of Joe Biden's Twitter profile
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | April 7, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | April 7, 2021
U.S. President Joe Biden says 'it would be hard to meet the May 1 deadline,' but went on to note 'it was not his intention to stay there for a long time.' Photograph courtesy of Joe Biden's Twitter profile
News | BY GAR PARDY | March 26, 2021
U.S. Vice-President Kamala Harris and President Joe Biden, face global skepticism following their previous president’s nasty display of American exceptionalism, which still rankles not only in the Asian context but also throughout the world. Photograph courtesy of Facebook
News | BY GAR PARDY | March 26, 2021
News | BY GAR PARDY | March 26, 2021
U.S. Vice-President Kamala Harris and President Joe Biden, face global skepticism following their previous president’s nasty display of American exceptionalism, which still rankles not only in the Asian context but also throughout the world. Photograph courtesy of Facebook
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | March 1, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | March 1, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | March 1, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | February 17, 2021
Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau unveiled a declaration on Feb. 15, 2021, calling upon all states to 'take concrete steps to prevent and put an end to harsh conditions in detention, denial of access to legal counsel, torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | February 17, 2021
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | February 17, 2021
Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau unveiled a declaration on Feb. 15, 2021, calling upon all states to 'take concrete steps to prevent and put an end to harsh conditions in detention, denial of access to legal counsel, torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | December 18, 2020
Michael Spavor, left, and Michael Kovrig, right, have been detained by Chinese authorities since December 2018. Photographs courtesy of Twitter and the International Crisis Group
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | December 18, 2020
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | December 18, 2020
Michael Spavor, left, and Michael Kovrig, right, have been detained by Chinese authorities since December 2018. Photographs courtesy of Twitter and the International Crisis Group
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | November 11, 2020
Foreign Affairs Minister and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continue to press for the release of the two Canadians arbitrarily detained by China. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | November 11, 2020
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | November 11, 2020
Foreign Affairs Minister and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continue to press for the release of the two Canadians arbitrarily detained by China. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY GAR PARDY | October 28, 2020
Wavel Ramkalawan, who was the candidate for the opposition in the last six elections, was elected recently. Photograph courtesy of Seychelles Daily TV
News | BY GAR PARDY | October 28, 2020
News | BY GAR PARDY | October 28, 2020
Wavel Ramkalawan, who was the candidate for the opposition in the last six elections, was elected recently. Photograph courtesy of Seychelles Daily TV
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | September 21, 2020
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | September 21, 2020
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | September 21, 2020
News | BY GAR PARDY | September 7, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, pictured in Osaka in 2019 at the G20 summit. The opportunities for taking exception to the policies of China are many, and increasing with each passing year, writes Gar Pardy. White House photograph by Shealah Craighead
News | BY GAR PARDY | September 7, 2020
News | BY GAR PARDY | September 7, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, pictured in Osaka in 2019 at the G20 summit. The opportunities for taking exception to the policies of China are many, and increasing with each passing year, writes Gar Pardy. White House photograph by Shealah Craighead
News | BY GAR PARDY | August 24, 2020
News | BY GAR PARDY | August 24, 2020
News | BY GAR PARDY | August 24, 2020
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | July 2, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured June 18 outside of Rideau Cottage, said that releasing Meng Wanzhou ‘to resolve a short-term problem would endanger thousands of Canadians who travel to China and around the world.’ The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | July 2, 2020
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | July 2, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured June 18 outside of Rideau Cottage, said that releasing Meng Wanzhou ‘to resolve a short-term problem would endanger thousands of Canadians who travel to China and around the world.’ The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | June 24, 2020
Justice Minister David Lametti is pictured at a press conference in the West Block on May 1. The justice minister initiates an extradition process, can confirm a judicial decision to extradite, or can deny a judicial decision to extradite or can impose conditions, writes Gar Pardy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | June 24, 2020
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | June 24, 2020
Justice Minister David Lametti is pictured at a press conference in the West Block on May 1. The justice minister initiates an extradition process, can confirm a judicial decision to extradite, or can deny a judicial decision to extradite or can impose conditions, writes Gar Pardy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | June 11, 2020
Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne, pictured on the Hill during a briefing with reporters. The detention of Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei in Vancouver, on the basis of an extradition request from the United States, has put the relationship in deep freeze, and there are few signs the relationship will return to normal anytime soon. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | June 11, 2020
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | June 11, 2020
Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne, pictured on the Hill during a briefing with reporters. The detention of Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei in Vancouver, on the basis of an extradition request from the United States, has put the relationship in deep freeze, and there are few signs the relationship will return to normal anytime soon. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | December 5, 2018
Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, pictured at the National Press Theatre in November, has said paying ransom for kidnapping victims would ‘endanger the lives of every single one of the millions of Canadians around globe.’ The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | December 5, 2018
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | December 5, 2018
Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, pictured at the National Press Theatre in November, has said paying ransom for kidnapping victims would ‘endanger the lives of every single one of the millions of Canadians around globe.’ The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | April 6, 2018
Gar Pardy says Canada needs more First Ministers’ Meetings like this one, in December 2016, that included representatives of Canada’s Métis (Métis National Council president Clément Chartier, far left) First Nations (Assembly of First Nations national chief Perry Bellegarde, far right), and Inuit (Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami president Natan Obed, next to Mr. Bellegarde) leaders, alongside the prime minister, centre, and provincial and territorial premiers. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | April 6, 2018
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | April 6, 2018
Gar Pardy says Canada needs more First Ministers’ Meetings like this one, in December 2016, that included representatives of Canada’s Métis (Métis National Council president Clément Chartier, far left) First Nations (Assembly of First Nations national chief Perry Bellegarde, far right), and Inuit (Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami president Natan Obed, next to Mr. Bellegarde) leaders, alongside the prime minister, centre, and provincial and territorial premiers. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | April 5, 2018
Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett announces Dec. 14 that Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild, right, will be chair of the interim board of directors working to establish a National Council for Reconciliation. Words like reconciliation are being used a lot in national discussions involving Indigenous peoples, writes Gar Pardy, while thornier terms like sovereignty lurk in the background. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | April 5, 2018
Opinion | BY GAR PARDY | April 5, 2018