Payam Akhavan, this year’s CBC Massey lecturer, on what is needed to guard against the ‘catastrophic toll’ of ignoring global injustices — from a strengthened ICC to more political risk-taking on crimes against the Rohingya people.
While the conflict in Donbass has been largely off topic this year, a perfect storm is brewing: continued violence, an upcoming Russian election, a determined Canadian foreign minister and a Ukrainian front that can’t hold forever.
In the fight between ‘America First’ and ‘progressive trade,’ real change may be the first casualty, write Stuart Trew and Scott Sinclair as they reflect on a year of heated trade talks.
Srdjan Vucetic looks back on the successes and failures of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia over the past 24 years, and asks what it all means for the state of international justice today.
Government officials, civil society, academics and refugees gather this week for UNHCR talks in Geneva. With the meeting in mind, CARE’s Jessie Thomson offers three ways to ensure that the needs of women and girls are front and centre.
Ahead of next year’s summit in Quebec, Trudeau’s G7 sherpa, Peter Boehm, lays out Canada’s progressive agenda, which will include a focus on gender equality and climate change.
The Liberal government’s attempts to make trade more inclusive hit a wall this week in Beijing. Hugh Stephens breaks down the idea of 'progressive trade' and asks whether it is worth its weight in marketing.
While Lester B. Pearson is most remembered for his contributions to peacekeeping, he added just as much to Canada’s foreign policy legacy with his leadership on international assistance, argue Robert Greenhill and Marina Sharpe.
Along the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, communities have worked hard to move on from a more violent time in the island’s history, when customs posts and military checkpoints were the norm. But, as Brexit looms, is a return to the past inevitable?
Three years after the Umbrella Movement began, activist Joshua Wong continues to fight for democracy. In conversation with journalist Belinda Lloyd, he discusses his time as Hong Kong's youngest political prisoner and the state of human rights in the region.
Canada already has an Islamophobia problem, argues Steven Zhou. If Justin Trudeau wants to truly put a stop to it, it’s time he called out bigotry when he hears it.
As Ronald Orol writes, a withdrawal from NAFTA could lead to rapid stock market fluctuations, employment losses and an eventual shift of some auto production overseas.
Donald Trump’s plan to significantly cut refugee numbers in 2018 has many US communities looking at what they will lose should immigration drop.
A look at the history of the bilateral relationship and what Jagmeet Singh's activism means for its future.
The inaugural Victoria Forum, which runs November 17 to 19, promotes diversity and inclusion, and debates the challenges ahead for the global community.
Le premier Forum de Victoria, du 17 au 19 novembre, met de l'avant la diversité et l'inclusion, et débat des défis à venir pour la communauté internationale.
After a confusing week at the APEC Summit, Hugh Stephens breaks down Canada’s strategic ‘Da Nang Moment’ and what’s next for the revised Trans Pacific Partnership.