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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.




Defence Military Procurement: What’s your policy?

Marie-Danielle Smith, writing for Embassy News, discusses the lack of attention given to the issue of defence procurement in the Canadian election thus far. (“Defence procurement an elephant in the war room”, Embassy News, 26 August 2015). Though it may seem to have been ignored up to now, it won’t be long before it gets [...]

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Group of 78 Policy Conference on the United Nations at 70

[caption id="attachment_5451" align="aligncenter" width="614"] UN National Assembly in New York.[/caption] Strengthening Multilateral Cooperation: The United Nations at 70 Ever since the statement ...

Canada’s Immigration policy needs more attention in the federal election

  Harsha Walia, writing for TelesurTV, examines the realities of the Canadian immigration system, and calls upon the major political parties ...