- September 20, 2023
Aujourd’hui, le Core Group sous la houlette du Canada, entre autres, souhaite répondre à une demande inconstitutionnelle, illégale d’un gouvernement illégitime, décrié par le peuple Ayitien, pour venir contrer l’insécurité et résoudre la crise humanitaire qui s’en suit.
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Taiwan is central to Canada’s new Indo-Pacific Strategy (IPS). Only five years ago, Canada’s Strong, Secure, Engaged Defence Policy heralded: “We will seek to develop stronger relationships with other countries in the region, particularly China.” The naïve hope that Canada …READ MORE
A former Canadian Undersecretary of State for External Affairs, Allan Gotlieb, once described Canada’s strong role in disarmament activity as having “always been a natural calling, with broad public support and strong specialized constituencies”. While Canada has in the past …READ MORE
Over the past few weeks, we have witnessed a series of events that, at first glance, seem to demonstrate that transatlantic unity in support of war-ravaged Ukraine remains very strong.
At a meeting in late November in Bucharest, NATO foreign …READ MORE
Many struggles for justice, peace, or well-being incur the pushback of the state. When the state is authoritarian and unconstrained (or unconcerned) by the rule of law, ‘pushback’ can be severe and even lethal. Not surprisingly, many dissidents or activists …READ MORE
With its November 2022 Indo-Pacific Strategy (IPS), Canada joined a growing number of states to embrace the geo-political concept that originated in Japan’s Prime Minister Abe Shinzō’s visionary speech to India’s Parliament in 2007.
Canada made a new contribution to …READ MORE
The hearings around the “Freedom Convoy” that occupied parts of Ottawa in early 2022 have opened a window into the inner workings of Canadian police forces. The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) was widely criticized for its mishandling of the situation …READ MORE
On the weekend that Canada announced its new Indo-Pacific Strategy and angry protests emerged across China, Taiwan (Republic of China, ROC) held its “nine-in-one” local elections on November 26.
In what the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT, Kuomintang) celebrated as a …READ MORE
Le 16 novembre 2022, le Réseau de recherche sur les États fragiles (du CÉPI) et le Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire et de valorisation des savoirs en Haïti (CRIVASH), à l’Université d’Ottawa, ont accueilli un webinaire pour explorer la question évoquée …READ MORE
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ministers Mélanie Joly and Mary Ng recently spent a week in Asia for ASEAN, G20 and APEC meetings. In parallel to these meetings, the federal government announced several financial measures, totalling around $1 billion, …READ MORE
Emmanuel Macron is still voicing his incredulity about the Australian government withdrawing from an agreement to purchase French-designed and co-build submarines and instead enter into the AUKUS agreement where the US and UK will provide Australia – at considerable expense …READ MORE
As the Summit of La Francophonie begins in Djerba in Tunisia, the organization and the francophone world it represents are faced with a profound irony. There will be no shortage of dignitaries. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Minister Mélanie Joly and …READ MORE