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St. Kitts and Nevis foreign minister pushes for visa waiver in Ottawa visit

Feature|By Charelle Evelyn
The Caribbean state is wondering why Canada maintains a visa requirement years after it says it’s cleaned up security problems with its citizenship program.
Opinion|By Kai Bethke
The country ought to fully enable its global development commitments by working with UNIDO.
Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, Turkey, and Australia have joined forces to promote an effective, rules-based global order.
Opinion|By Andrew Caddell
When opinions diverge between the PMO/PCO and the bureaucracy, the department head soon ‘retires’ or becomes a ‘senior adviser’ in a small office. Speaking truth to power isn't valued.
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The Information Commissioner’s office started 2018-19 with a backlog of 3,489 complaints, after a 20 per cent increase in new complaints filed in 2017-18.
Opinion|By Phil Gurski
OTTAWA—Canada and the U.S. cooperate on many issues in many forums: the G7 (even with the recent horror show, thanks to the U.S. president), the G20, the UN, as well as a whole host of…
Opinion
How to shorten hospital wait times in Canada.
Opinion|By Peteris Ustubs
This week's ministerial meeting in Brussels is a key stepping stone in the lead-up to this December’s UN climate change conference. The goal is to spur swift and effective implementation of the Paris Agreement.
While some say there's still time ahead of the 2020 vote, many question whether there's political will to get the job done.
Opinion|By Scott Taylor
The latest call for sleeping bags comes after a camo mix-up in Afghanistan and a lack of flak jackets in the ‘90s.
Opinion|By Les Whittington
Ontario’s Doug Ford followed the Donald Trump model: a rich business person who fumed about how people were being screwed by the evil elites and waved around a lot of vague promises to fix everything for the little guy.
News|By Jolson Lim
Assembly of First Nations national chief Perry Bellegarde, who's running for re-election next month, is facing challenges from candidates who want to overhaul the influential advocacy organization's relationship with the Liberal government, something that could…
Opinion|By Natan Obed
We must take the bold and imaginative actions required to ensure that resilient languages like Inuktut will remain so well into the future.
Opinion|By Hayden King
For First Nation communities and elected chief and councils, caution is merited. And for elected MPs, within or outside government, transparency, accountability and honesty on this 'new' approach is overdue.
News|By Emily Haws
About 53 per cent of respondents said that 'in modern Canada, Indigenous people should have no special status that other Canadians don’t have.'
News|By Emily Haws
Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott also talked about the government's focus on self-governance when it comes to Indigenous services, the pledge to end long-term drinking water advisories, and what inspires her.
Opinion|By Gary Walbourne
The responses from the government to the AG's reports seem to be more benign and dismissive than ever before. In speaking with my fellow ombudsmen at the federal level, this seems to be a recurring theme.
Indigenous Senators worked hard last week playing a key role in the passage of Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, in the Senate of Canada. Through the long and passionate debate, we heard a myriad of…
Not only is Bill C-71 devoid of any bold measures to combat the upward trends of gun-related crime, homicides and suicides, it barely fulfills the Liberal election promises.
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