Is a breakup of the EU still possible? How will Dion handle his double appointment? We spoke with The Globe's man in Europe to find out.


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Europe on the Brink: Five questions with The Globe and Mail's Eric Reguly

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Is a breakup of the EU still possible? How will Dion handle his double appointment? In advance of a panel next week in Toronto, OpenCanada's Eva Salinas chatted with Eric RegulyThe Globe's man in Europe, to find out more on the crisis of European unity.

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland visits DC to reinforce Canada-U.S. ties

While no concrete steps were taken on NAFTA, Freeland’s meeting with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson set a friendly but firm tone with her U.S. counterpart, reports Catherine Tsalikis.
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What’s next for Canada’s approach to terrorism?

As Canadians ask whether the recent attack in Québec City should be considered terrorism, Michael Tierney looks at the latest developments in Canada’s counter-terrorism policies. 

Canadian-supported peace process in Colombia hits road blocks

While Canada has pledged to support projects aimed at maintaining peace, the process has hit major snags barely two months in, writes Melissa Tessler.
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Extremism, like terrorism, also threatens global stability

The Québec City shooter may not be charged with terrorism-related crimes, but extremist thinking behind such acts is a serious threat that needs to be better understood and combatted, argues André Gagné
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Thai trials and tribulations: A diplomat’s assessment

The future of Thailand, now a country in mourning and ruled by military junta, is largely uncertain. Former ambassador to Thailand Phil Calvert outlines the factors that impact the country's economic and political stability, and how Canada can play a role.


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Whispers of war

It's no secret that Donald Trump's presidency will have far-reaching consequences, well beyond the United States. In this piece for The Globe and Mail, Mark MacKinnon reports from the Balkans, where simmering tensions are threatening to rise to the surface and borders are once again in question. What will happen to peace in the region if the U.S. — long the keeper of order — checks out? 

To Canada, at any cost

In recent months, the border between North Dakota and Manitoba has seen a spike in refugee claimants trying to cross from the U.S. into Canada, most often under the cover of darkness and in freezing conditions. What's driving this influx? Who are these refugees? And what support system exists to help them? Jason Markusoff investigates for Maclean's.


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Big Data, Intelligence and Accountability in the Digital Age: A discussion with Colin Freeze

Feb. 15, 2017, Vancouver
A discussion with Colin Freeze, an investigative reporter with The Globe and Mail who specializes in government, police, spy services and the judiciary. 
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Politics @ the Pub: Making Sense of It All — The Impact of the U.S. Election on Europe and Canada

Feb. 15, 2017, Edmonton
A panel discussion with Dr. Greg Anderson, Dr. Tom Keating and Dr. Susan Smith, followed by a short question and answer session with the audience.
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Europe on the Brink: Populism, Nationalism, and Brexit

Feb. 15, 2017, Toronto
Featuring former Canadian ambassador to the EU Jeremy Kinsman, The Globe and Mail's European bureau chief Eric Reguly and Jason Langrish, Executive Director of the Canada Europe Roundtable for Business. Moderated by OpenCanada's Eva Salinas. Free. 245 Church St.

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