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Rideau Institute President Peggy Mason spoke to CBC Radio One listeners across the country Sunday about the Canadian military’s current involvement in an airstrike mission in Iraq, the need for a political and humanitarian strategy, and where the mission will be in six months. To learn more, read the blog post and listen to the interview.




Pugwash 60th Anniversary Conference

From 23-26 July in Halifax and Pugwash, Nova Scotia, in celebration of Canada’s 150th and the 60th anniversary of the Pugwash Conference, the Canadian Pugwash Group hosted the “Canada’s Contribution to Global Security Conference“. Key focus areas included nuclear disarmament, multilateral peace operations, Outer Space and Cyber Security, ASATs and Space Weapons, the consequences of climate change for global security, and the Government of […]

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Canada must champion non-military responses to global challenges

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Omar Khadr settlement a victory for the rule of law

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