The federal government is using our air transportation sector as a cash cow.
These professionals are often the very instrument through which foreign policy is implemented.
The author relies on her own background to the extent that I was sure in the first pages that I was reading an autobiography.
Instead of being a measure of statesmanship of our political leaders, the crisis became a tool in Canada's election campaign.
Our leadership on maternal and newborn child health is laudable, but we have slipped on addressing climate change and poverty at home and abroad.
There has been real progress. Many millions now enjoy a quality of life never imagined by previous generations. However, others have been left behind.
We need change, but not just the tinkering currently being proposed by those who seek to lead us.
I walked a full block jammed with blue-shirted NYPD officers, security and news vehicles. Then, a sergeant spotted me. “Come with me,” he said.
Canada has a role to play under the new global Sustainable Development Goals.
This isn’t just an opportunity for politicians to position themselves, it is our chance to envision the contribution we all can make.
Realizing the SDGs will be no easy feat, but we must rise to the occasion.
The fundamental question now is whether to drop the demand that the Assad regime go.
The government scores poorly on effectiveness in at least three areas.
I was pleased to be involved with Canadian international relief organization Global Medic in responding to the crisis in Myanmar.
Except for Kuwait, all post-Cold War invasions have occurred during conditions of advanced internal division and crisis. That doesn't describe the Baltic States.
Discrimination against refugees on the basis of their religion goes against fundamental principles of refugee protection and is unacceptable for a country presenting itself as an international leader of human rights.
The first topic should be each party’s vision of the broad strokes underpinning Canadian foreign policy in the 21st century.
Here are some steps Canada could take after the election that would send important signals that Canada is back in the game.
A Senate committee report reveals general agreement among experts that any attempt to change the mandates of UNHCR and UNICEF risks doing more damage than good.