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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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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.
Opinion|By Clément Cartier
Now that the Government of Canada has assumed ownership of the project, we hope to build on the collaboration agreements that Kinder Morgan had reached with Métis Nation and First Nations communities.
Opinion|By Harry Neufeld
Numerous observers have suggested that Canada should adopt New Zealand’s approach to election law changes which require the support of at least 75 per cent of elected Members of Parliament.
Opinion|By Elizabeth May
The support for UNDRIP is historic and significant. Making that pledge more than window dressing on a continuation of colonial policies is the challenge.
Opinion|By Perry Bellegarde
A new fiscal relationship with the Crown needs to ensure that First Nations benefit fully from the land and resource wealth we agreed to share, not to give up.
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