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The Harper government's long and controversial history with Syrian refugees

The Harper government's long and controversial history with Syrian refugees

Three years ago, a Syrian group was already asking Canada to do more. Since then it has been a numbers game.


Canada's Q&A factory: What happens to media questions behind the scenes?

Message control is a central theme on the campaign trail—but answers are just as tightly scripted in Ottawa.


No cone of silence on harassment

In training program, employees at Canada's electronic spy agency asked how they can take advantage of diversity.


Low dollar not enough to spur growth, say economists

Infrastructure, cheap airports on business wish list for next government.


Climate change a hot topic for Obama as Paris momentum builds

Canada still unlikely to meet existing targets as international pressure builds ahead of December's Paris summit.


Why Paris can succeed where Copenhagen failed

'There is no Planet B': French envoy optimistic about prospects for a crucial, global agreement on climate change this December.


Global traders vying to join Parliament

Defence tech exporter, trade consultant among newbie candidates.


NGO leader Karen Takacs remembered

Longtime Crossroads International exec died Aug. 17 after battling cancer.


Croatian envoy pursuing two passions: Animals and diplomacy

Andrea Javor and her husband have for years bred Old English Sheepdogs, including some world champions.


Parties split on transparency of foreign policy advisers

Greens, Liberals reveal lists, Conservatives decline, NDP promises upcoming foreign policy platform.


EDC offers to help build Ghanaian export development bank

Ghana looks to Canadian business to help tilt its trade balance.


Defence procurement an elephant in the war room

Defence community wants procurement promises, but military platforms largely unreleased.


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