'Aggressive' Bid to Score Security Council Seat Underway

But Canada has a long road ahead if it wants to beat Portugal and Germany.

UN Photo: Paulo Filgueiras
Michelle Collins
Published: Wednesday, 03/04/2009 12:00 am EST

Despite some initial hesitation, the government is moving full-steam ahead to win a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council in 2011. However, critics are warning that a weakening commitment to UN initiatives in recent years means they have a very steep hill to climb.

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