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Strange things under the Ottawa sun

Strange things under the Ottawa sun

The Harper Conservatives have been as revolutionary or reactionary a government that Canada has ever seen. But it has been change through subterfuge, duplicity and artifice—not with shouting from the barricades.


Iraq's ambassador to Canada calls upon the international community to help stop terrorism in his country.

The US shot down an Iranian civilian airliner with 290 people aboard in 1988. Yet that incident was treated very differently than the MH17 tragedy.

Canada must define a new strategy to help with regional security.

The greatest benefits of foreign ownership come when foreign companies or investors are invested in Canada as a whole—not just trying to squeeze as much profit out of our economy as possible.

There’s no doubt that extraordinary steps like these have not traditionally been on transaction planning charts, but this is the new world.

Through aid and trade, Canada stands to help Honduras tackle its many challenges.

The exasperated vow of Naguib Sawiris is another example of Canada’s foggy foreign investment framework in action.

Real leadership requires that the government work with the opposition and release a joint statement in support of the Israeli cause.

And trying to fix the upper chamber means complicated constitutional contortions.

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