Canada seeks greater equality for women and to lower the number of child and forced marriages. Yet scrapping Pakistan as a focus country is a step in the wrong direction.
Support refugees, impose sanctions and flex diplomatic muscles on Iraq's neighbours.
Perspectives of peace advocates, other civil society groups and women were dismissed at the time and continue to be under-represented in mainstream histories.
In terms of domestic politics, both sides have already accomplished what they came for—but since neither can acknowledge publicly that that’s all the war was really about, they end up raising wholly unrealistic demands at the ceasefire talks. And the war continues.
Canada should send more material and financial support.
We urgently need decisive political leadership to design and implement value-added policies.
150 years ago, the first Geneva Convention enshrined the idea in international law that even during war, a certain degree of humanity must be preserved. That’s easier said than done.
Both there and in Afghanistan, the US relied too much on military solutions and too little on political reconciliation, writes Haroon Siddiqui.
It takes more than a decade of research, development and testing to bring a new medication to market. With treatments and vaccines for Ebola, we are close, but still not there yet.
There is no clear indication whether the priority is to supply both the Canadian Armed Forces and the Canadian Coast Guard with needed equipment in a timely manner, or to use these purchases to promote Canada’s economic interests.
Forget the ugly, violent summer of 2014. The world as a whole now has the most hopeful prospect for peace in the last several centuries.
Government must find the right balance between system integrity and accessibility.
You can’t put a surgical mask around Canada and close the door.
Precedent suggests acrimonious, inconclusive finger-pointing to no ultimate result.
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.
Through aid and trade, Canada stands to help Honduras tackle its many challenges.
Real leadership requires that the government work with the opposition and release a joint statement in support of the Israeli cause.