Happy Holidays – Joyeuses Fêtes

Happy Holidays from the Board members, staff, associates, volunteers and interns of the Rideau Institute.

Rideau Institute gang

Kathleen Walsh, Peggy Mason, Steven Staples, Elizabeth Kellett, Chris Blackmore, Lauren Hunter, Kathleen Ruff, Chris Holcroft, Dominic Leger, Anil Naidoo




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

   Presidents Reagan and Gorbachev at 1987 Washington Summit Our previous blog called on Prime Minister Trudeau to resist Trump’s bullying ...

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 ...