This recent mutation in the Zika virus is not part of the endless seesaw battle between viruses and human immune systems. It is just a random event.
If Canada truly wants the Malaysian talent it has cultivated to stay, simplifying visas may be the first step to take.
The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has taken an important step to right an historic injustice.
Apparent increases to our ODA are not necessarily tied to programs in developing countries—and this reality is not likely to change in coming years.
Canada supports Taiwan’s democratic institutions, but this was not the first peaceful transition of power and Canada does not need to pick sides.
Simply putting Canadian troops in blue helmets into a conflict zone provides no guarantee of success.
Canada may be seen as a reluctant arms merchant, yet changes over the decades have allowed sales to persistent human rights violators.
Our positions and declarations do matter, but they will be most convincing and effective when accompanied by specific action.
Canada is at real risk that before the CSC-class is fully ready, our navy will be compromised.
Relations between China and Taiwan will inevitably undergo recalibration.
A leaders' summit would present an opportunity for significant progress on regional trilateralism as a strategy.
Minister Freeland must show a willingness to sign and ratify free trade agreements if she is to be taken seriously at home and abroad.
As a former autoworker, I know first-hand how wide-scale job losses impact families and entire communities.
Canada’s trade strategy would be more effective if it included an integrated approach to trade and development.
To deregulate when market distortions are prevalent is counterproductive and even destructive.
By delaying its judgement on the TPP, the new Liberal government could avoid unnecessary criticism and drama at home.
Agreements to convey to foreign corporations rights and privileges not available to domestic corporations are not about trade.
It is incumbent on the Trudeau government not to involve itself in every utopian cause presented in multilateral organizations, particularly the UN.
Canada can avoid a Balkanized type of multiculturalism by ensuring that our immigrants are empowered and connected to their wider communities.
A Brazilian mine spill shows how Canadian agencies risk getting tangled up in abuses.