President of the Rideau Institute Peggy Mason to talk at the Canadian Club of Kingston

On Thursday January 22nd Ambassador (ret’d) Peggy Mason, the President of the Rideau Institute will give a talk entitled “Countering the Islamic State: Why Canada needs to Change course” hosted by the Canadian Club of Kingston. Talk is open to all.

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Oil, politics, conflict and Canada

A new book by Canadian energy economist John Foster shines a light on the dark geopolitics of oil and gas. It uncovers the complex and hidden motivations of governments, including our own, that lie behind military interventions, crippling sanctions and other actions in our name.  See: Oil and World Politics – The real story of today’s […]

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