Environment Canada reports higher greenhouse gas emissions since 1990

Emissions stood at 726 megatonnes in 2013 after Canada redid its inventory submission to the United Nations.

Russia laments 'political games' as foreign minister set to miss Arctic Council

Discussing an Arctic military operation, junior defence minister speaks of 'threats posed by the Russians.'

Wording of government’s own emissions reduction target narrowed

Public Works says despite the exclusion of leased space, it insists on industry greening standards.

‘Vietnamese-Canadians’ to be honoured at Victims of Communism memorial

Embassy shoots back that Vietnamese were ‘victims of foreign domination.'

Conservatives seeing double in communist Vietnam

Members defend coexistence of anti-communist rhetoric, trade mission to communist country.

Seeking the ‘human context’ in diplomacy

South Korea's ambassador, set to retire back to Seoul, reflects on his 36-year diplomatic career.

David Mulroney and the 'perpetual card game'

Former ambassador to China says Harper government must think longer term about its domestic-focused approach to foreign relations.

Canada needs 'zero tolerance' for sexual violence: Red Cross official

UN committee finds Canada committed 'grave violation of rights' under international convention; Canada disagrees.

Local military efforts a higher priority to Canadians than overseas missions: Pollster

Majority of Canadians surveyed said natural disasters, search and rescue, sovereignty patrols should be top military priorities.

Government computers subject to 'millions' of 'probing attempts' daily: Fantino

Junior defence minister calls out “foreign countries or companies” as well as “criminal organizations,” “activists with political or social agendas” and “terrorists” as possible cyber threats.

  

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