Message to Jack Layton and family from the Rideau Institute

On behalf of the Rideau Institute’s Board of Directors, I would like to extend our wholehearted support to Jack Layton, along with Olivia Chow and their family.

We all look forward to Jack’s continued success in his battle with cancer, and his return to health and Parliament in September.

Steven Staples
President

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The real problem is excessive military spending by the USA

The usually hawkish Globe and Mail has a commentary by columnist Lawrence Martin that gets it right this time — rather than NATO members being guilty of spending too little on defence, the real problem is the obscene level of overspending by the USA. Martin notes first that, even without taking into account the American […]

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NATO leaders should champion nuclear restraint and dialogue

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Trudeau must hold the line again at upcoming NATO Summit.

In a 25 June statement, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that he would travel to Brussels, Belgium, to attend the ...