Obama Factor Already Affecting Foreign Policy

The Conservative government has made a number of moves in the last week to better align with the new president's foreign policy.

Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Wilson listed Afghanistan, controlling nuclear proliferation and strengthening multilateral institutions as among the Conservative government’s top priorities.
Michelle Collins
Published: Wednesday, 01/28/2009 12:00 am EST

While the world was busy watching Washington and Barack Obama's inauguration last week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his government were kicking off a campaign to woo the new American administration by charting a fresh policy direction on some of Canada's more controversial positions.

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