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“The Rideau Institute is a valuable resource for unions and progressive NGOs who need to advance their agendas with government, media and social movements.” Dave Coles President, Communications Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP)

“Rideau Institute has provided us with timely and effective communications and political strategy advice in relation to our oceans conservation initiative. Their friendly and expert assistance has been invaluable to our efforts.” Bill Wareham Senior Conservation Specialist, David Suzuki Foundation

“We needed widespread and varied communication about current issues in nuclear disarmament and the Rideau Institute delivered outstanding work for us.” Dr. Adele Buckley Treasurer, Canadian Pugwash Group

“The Rideau Institute was professional, creative and thorough in preparing our events. We were very pleased with their work and would not hesitate to engage them again in future.” Liz Bernstein Director, Nobel Women’s Initiative




Mason: Let’s leave this ill-considered military mission altogether

On February 8th the Liberal government revealed its new plan for the role Canada will play in the coalition against Islamic State. President of the Rideau Institute, Peggy Mason, was invited by The Citizen to provide an analysis of the new plan. The resulting commentary is reproduced in its entirety below. The U.S.-led coalition against […]

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The devastating toll from coalition bombing

On 29 December 2015, the Iraqi military "liberated" the city of Ramadi, in Iraq, from the so-called Islamic State (ISIS, ...

Canada must “step up” on peacekeeping training

A new report, entitled Unprepared for Peace? The Decline of Canadian Peacekeeping Training (and What to Do About It), has ...