Affaires internationales

Le Canada a été un leader sur la scène mondiale dans les domaines de la paix et de l’avancement – qu’il s’agisse des forces de maintien de la paix, des traités de Kyoto et des mines terrestres, ou encore de la Responsabilité de protéger (RdP). Tournons-nous maintenant vers l’avenir, et demandons-nous comment nous y prendre pour restaurer le bon nom du Canada et travailler avec les nations du monde entier pour en arriver à la paix, au progrès et à la sécurité sur la scène internationale.


Brits prepare for years of minority government

By Paramjit Rai, Annie Cheung, Igor Delov, Amitav Rath, Andrew Cardozo

The British are getting used to the idea of minority Parliaments as voting patterns change and the two mainline parties – the Conservatives and Labour – lose ground to smaller parties, most notably the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), observed …

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Dilemmas for Japan’s Abe

By Joseph Caron

On December 26, 2013, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo visited the Yasukuni Shrine in central Tokyo for the first time during his current administration. Such visits have been highly controversial and provocative among Japan’s immediate neighbours, a …

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Albright & Axeworthy

Global Progress Evening: Albright & Axworthy


Madeleine Albright and Lloyd Axworthy headlined the Global Progress Dinner in Toronto on April 1, 2014. As U.S. Secretary of State during the Clinton Administration, and Foreign Affairs Minister during the Chretien government, they were counterparts an …

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Lester Pearson, Prime Minister of Canada

Pearson: a party, caucus and cabinet full of contradictions

By Stephen Azzi

Lester Pearson’s approach to leadership must be at the centre of any effort to understand his government’s relationship with nationalists and with the left. A democrat and a pluralist, Pearson’s approach was to bring together individuals from a wide ra …

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Mixed review: how Canada is viewed abroad

By Sergio Marchi

We took pride in the roles that we could and did play, in an effort to make the world a better place. We excelled as bridge builders; as neutral players in crisis situations; as proponents of creative policy solutions; as honest brokers.  These were co …

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David Collenette on 9/11

By David Collenette

“Wind up your speech. There has been a tragedy.” This hastily handwritten note, placed on the lectern as I delivered the keynote address at a conference of international airport executives, heralded the longest day of my political life. It was Sept. 11 …

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