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    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...

    Putin is the new Stalin. Here’s why his poisonous gangland oligarchy will prevail
    Mar16

    Putin is the new Stalin. Here’s why his poisonous gangland oligarchy will prevail

    Among the many reasons you can be confident that the 65-year-old former KGB lieutenant-colonel Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin will win re-election as Russia’s president this coming Sunday, the most persuasive is that last December, Putin’s primary challenger was conveniently disqualified from running for office. Alexei Navalny, the...

    Donald Trump failed a simple test on his Russian ties
    Mar15

    Donald Trump failed a simple test on his Russian ties

    Donald Trump’s sudden Twitter firing of Rex Tillerson on Tuesday is the moment that it became impossible to maintain the fiction that Trump is not in some way in league with Vladimir Putin. We can’t know whether Putin has, as reported in the Steele dossier, disgusting kompromat that could bring Trump low, or whether Trump has...

    Trump failed a simple test on his Russian ties
    Mar15

    Trump failed a simple test on his Russian ties

    Donald Trump’s sudden Twitter firing of Rex Tillerson on Tuesday is the moment that it became impossible to maintain the fiction that Trump is not in some way in league with Vladimir Putin. We can’t know whether Putin has, as reported in the Steele dossier, disgusting kompromat that could bring Trump low, or whether Trump has...

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