• Budget 2018: A Bit of Good News for Development

    Budget 2018: A Bit of Good News for Development0

    by Stephen Brown and Hunter McGill

    If you watched Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s budget speech in the House of Commons yesterday, you had to be paying close attention to catch the one sentence that refers to foreign aid: “We will …

  • Once More: What is Canada?

    Once More: What is Canada?0

    In November 1964, the venerable American magazine The Atlantic published a special supplement on Canadian politics and society. It featured excellent, almost exclusively Canadian-authored articles: by John W. Holmes, the wordy Canadian diplomat, on “The Diplomacy of a Middle Power”; …

  • How Do Global Norms Bear on Reconciliation with Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples?0

    This week, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, chaired by Justice Murray Sinclair, released its preliminary findings from a five-year inquiry into the terrible era of residential schools for Aboriginal children in Canada. These findings, and the surrounding public discussion, touched …


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