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Tories rejected departmental, diplomatic advice to join UN Vietnam program

Paradis told bureaucrats to hunt for ‘technical assistance’ options instead.


Canadian military loses bizarre items including flute, hockey net, mannequins

National Defence lost $4.4 million in equipment last year, $1.5 in combat clothing alone—including items such as floppy hats, barbed wire gloves, hundreds of socks.


McKenna and Tootoo will have to dig deep to expand protected land and oceans 

Energy and miners show some anxiety while environment groups see 'a tall order.'


On a day marred by tragedy, EU politicians praise revised CETA

European trade committee chair happy about progress but concerned Canada hasn’t ratified labour convention.


Q&A with UN High Commissioner for Refugees: ‘Very irresponsible’ to blame migrants in Europe for terror attacks

‘The world is moving in Canada’s direction,’ says Filippo Grandi. He calls for an end to detaining asylum-seekers at the Canadian border, a return to funding the Junior Professional Officer program and, at the international level, a possible redesign of the UN Security Council.


Romania wants visa-free access to Canada

In a letter to the PM, a Romanian member of European Parliament tells Trudeau he can prove his openness by removing ‘unjust’ screening process.


Cut out third parties, give aid directly to recipients: Ethiopian diplomat

He also calls for more Canadian involvement in anti-terrorism fight.


Browder calls on Liberals to pass Magnitsky law

Sanctions would be ‘counterproductive,' says Russian Embassy.


Exterminator braved fire for Canadian mission in Nigeria

There were three fires in two years at now-vacated official residence in Abuja.


Panel meant to 'challenge' military can only advise

Liberals praise Conservative-era procurement panel.


Is there still a business case for pipelines?

Economists are split on the need for oil pipelines from Alberta to the oceans.


'Not that redneck': MPs react to Donald Trump

Parliamentarians with ridings along the Canada-US border dish on The Donald and other presidential frontrunners.


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