As the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival takes over Toronto April 27 to May 7, here are 10 films for the internationally minded viewer.
Stephen Blank delves into why the softwood dispute began, three possible ways forward and how the latest tariffs fit into Trump’s trade agenda.
As the anniversaries of the Armenian genocide and the bombing of Guernica are marked, Michael Petrou asks why we continue to accept ambiguous accounts of events when the truth is not always that hard to find.
Amid calls for a ban on nuclear weapons, Jack Cunningham proposes a different route: instead of seeking total abolition, accept nuclear weapons where they reinforce global stability, and oppose them where they undermine it.
What a difference a year makes, writes Paul Meyer, as he asks whether changes to the G7's official statements signal a retreat from disarmament goals.
Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada will accede to the ATT. That’s a step in the right direction, writes Srdjan Vucetic, but it won’t end debate over arms exports.
With a general election called for June 8, is May a shoo-in? Jeremy Kinsman, former Canadian high commissioner to the UK, on why now and what could throw the narrative.
As the French presidential election approaches, Matthew Goodwin delves into what’s really behind populist movements like Marine Le Pen’s (hint: it’s more than the economic factor). From our partners at CIGI.
"Dear Canada, I'm asking you to lead once again," the 19-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner said in Ottawa Wednesday.
After a year of brutal trends in the country, a plebiscite this weekend will decide whether President Erdoğan will gain even more power. Is he the master of ballot-box authoritarianism?
Instead of giving its “full support” to last week’s U.S. military strikes on Syria, Canada should be working harder than ever to ensure that the new U.S. administration works within the limits of international law, argues Maria Banda.
From the UN’s response to what it means for U.S.-Russian relations, here are the key takeaways so far.
When it comes to refugees, journalists could do more to debunk misconceptions, put Canada’s contribution in perspective and tell stories of other crises outside of Europe, a group of panelists said this week.
For the 2017 Lieutenant Governor’s Climate Change Essay Challenge, Grade 12 students from across Ontario were invited to tell their story of how Canada will stop climate change by 2067. Here are the three winning entries.
In the face of growing concerns about Russia’s recent demonstrations of military might in the Arctic, the Russian leader used a conference in Arkhangelsk as a platform to present a message of peace and cooperation. From our partners at Arctic Deeply.
Navalny may not be able to beat Putin in next year's presidential election, but he is inspiring a new kind of thinking in Russia.
Should we still strive for a world without nuclear weapons, despite global security concerns? Absolutely, writes Cesar Jaramillo, as he debunks the justifications for not taking current negotiations seriously.
A big Arctic conference this week may help Russia thaw icy relationships with its European neighbours, says George Soroka in an interview with our partners at Arctic Deeply.
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