Time for Harper to take off the blinkers

It is astonishing how limited Stephen Harper's world-view is in comparison to other world leaders. That became clear after a speech by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on May 12 to a standing-room-only crowd of diplomats, academics, NGOs, students and interested Canadians in one of Ottawa's largest ballrooms at the Château Laurier hotel.

Sam Garcia, Embassy
Ban Ki-Moon faced a hard climb in Ottawa.
Errol P. Mendes
Published: Wednesday, 05/26/2010 12:00 am EDT

It is astonishing how limited Stephen Harper's world-view is in comparison to other world leaders. That became clear after a speech by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on May 12 to a standing-room-only crowd of diplomats, academics, NGOs, students and interested Canadians in one of Ottawa's largest ballrooms at the Château Laurier hotel.

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to Embassy

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to Embassy online.


Quick purchase

Purchase this week's edition of Embassy in electronic format (PDF) for $4.00


Sign up for a free trial

For access to the website.



This Week's Issue
policy briefings