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    How to save NAFTA in one day
    May28

    How to save NAFTA in one day

    (Photo Illustration by Heshmat Saberi) The NAFTA talks do not appear to be going well. In recent days, President Donald Trump has been complaining about “spoiled” Canadians, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been struggling to solve an impasse on auto production. Negotiations have dragged on for 10 months, and there is a fear that until...

    Donald Trump’s diplomatic treason
    May09

    Donald Trump’s diplomatic treason

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s foreign policy has included so many self-inflicted wounds, it transcends the descriptions we would normally use. Words like “clumsy” or “ineffective” simply won’t do. Those are terms you could have used for previous presidents, like Bush or Obama. But Trump’s choices on Russia, Paris, TPP and now...

    Brandon University: student advice for surviving life on campus
    May02

    Brandon University: student advice for surviving life on campus

    (Milana Paddock/Brandon University) Unofficial school motto: ‘Be You at BU’Best place for a nap: The music loungeBest cheap lunch: Soup at Forbidden FlavoursFavourite campus food: Pizza at Forbidden FlavoursPerks of living in this town: Short commutesBest place to study: North Stacks at the John E. Robbins Library or Down UnderWorst place...

    A letter to a grandmother: ‘I love you the way someone loves their home country’
    Apr18

    A letter to a grandmother: ‘I love you the way someone loves their home country’

    Anna Maxymiw with her grandmother. Anna Maxymiw lives in Toronto. Her first book, The Lodge, is out with McClelland & Stewart in spring 2019. To my baba: You told me when I was younger that you wanted to be called Babcia, because Baba sounded too reminiscent of Baba Yaga, that ferocious witch of Slavic folklore who lives in the forest in a...

    Parliament’s secret briefing from CSIS: beware of Russian spies
    Apr15

    Parliament’s secret briefing from CSIS: beware of Russian spies

    As allegations arose of outside meddling in the past U.S. election, Canadian spies prepared to warn their politicians that the north of the border is not immune to external interference, and in their hallways of power, too, the smell of foreign spooks lurk. Russia and China could be trying to influence you, to use you and your staff to advance...

    If only Stéphane Dion had saved Canada’s foreign policy
    Apr12

    If only Stéphane Dion had saved Canada’s foreign policy

    “In Geneva and New York, in March, June and September 2016, I attend several bilateral meetings between Dion and about 30 foreign ministers from other countries,” Jocelyn Coulon writes in his curious new book about Justin Trudeau’s foreign policy, Un selfie avec Justin Trudeau (published last week in French only by Québec-Amérique). Dion,...

    Mark Zuckerberg’s second day of testimony at Congress: Live video
    Apr11

    Mark Zuckerberg’s second day of testimony at Congress: Live video

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in Washington, where he’s testifying at the House energy and commerce committee. You can watch a livestream of Zuckerberg’s testimony here at 10 a.m ET. Watch a replay of Zuckerberg’s testimony at a joint meeting of two Senate committees. MORE ABOUT FACEBOOK: Mark Zuckerberg didn’t lie to...

    Mark Zuckerberg testifies at Congress: Live video
    Apr10

    Mark Zuckerberg testifies at Congress: Live video

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is headed to Washington, where he’ll testify before a joint meeting of the Senate judiciary and Senate commerce, science, and transportation committees. You can watch a livestream of Zuckerberg’s testimony at 2:15 p.m. ET. In advance of his appearance, Zuckerberg released this prepared text: We face a...

    Russia’s digital warfare has put Western democracies in the crosshairs
    Apr02

    Russia’s digital warfare has put Western democracies in the crosshairs

    Lisa Shymko is a Canadian political scientist, journalist, and international affairs analyst who serves on the boards of several Canadian non-governmental organizations. She has advised successive Canadian governments on foreign policy vis-à-vis Russia and the former Soviet Union, and was part of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s delegation...

    China is a bigger threat than Russia—but you won’t hear Trudeau say it
    Mar22

    China is a bigger threat than Russia—but you won’t hear Trudeau say it

    The Kremlin is sinister and dangerous and we should watch out for its mischief during the 2019 federal elections, because this is very serious business, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned this week. As if we haven’t been hearing this for more than a year now, but yes, thank you, Prime Minister Trudeau. We get it. Of course it’s...

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