It takes money and movements. An end to violence against women and girls means a co-ordinated and well-supported global and national effort.
This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is: equality for women is progress for all. Really? Doesn’t it boggle the mind in 2014 that this needs to be reiterated?
There are numerous reasons for a policy reversal—but hidden from public view is another major development.
Over the years Canadian foreign policy has maintained as a fundamental article not to create foreign enemies or supporters for Quebec independence.
But there is great opportunity here for the West to play a constructive role.
Just because a refugee arrives on a boat or a plane unannounced does not automatically mean he or she intends to harm us.
The European Commission is consulting the public on investment clauses in its US trade deal. Canada should follow suit on CETA.
I found the experience to be somewhat prescient for today’s events; people were clearly unsatisfied with their government.
Communication is key to building fragile relationships.
Canada must share the voice of freedom, democracy and human rights.
Fair trade could help improve current conditions in the clothing sector.
While the country might no longer be seen as the new kid on the block, it is still an important player in the region with considerable influence.
It would be an uphill battle to change the constitution preventing her from grasping the top spot.