The contradiction between the security interests of the vast majority of states and those of the nuclear-armed states will only continue to build.
Here are the topics that dominated discussion—and those that didn't.
Environment and climate change minister says she's an 'optimistic realist,' expects solid agreement at Paris COP21.
The Halifax International Security Forum considered some journalists 'thought leaders,' giving them extensive access, while others worked out of a 'media room,' barred from entry to parts of the forum.
Canada should not just join the AIIB to improve Canadian procurement chances. We should join because it is in our overall strategic interest.
Behind-the-scenes teams taking shape, though not all chiefs named.
More than 40 Canada-based diplomats in total joined delegations to the Halifax International Security Forum.
Kent Hehr says department will reopen nine Veterans Affairs offices within a year.
Defence minister says focus on training, ending bombing will hit ISIS 'in a different way.'