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Jan
19
Diplomats Warned About Israeli Politician Who Provoked Violence. Then Trudeau Welcomed His Government

Diplomats Warned About Israeli Politician Who Provoked Violence. Then Trudeau Welcomed His Government

The Trudeau government has provided no indication that it plans to boycott meetings with extremist ministers in Israel’s new government.
Jan
04
Canada Welcomes Israel’s New Government Despite Internal Warnings of Far-Right Extremism

Canada Welcomes Israel’s New Government Despite Internal Warnings of Far-Right Extremism

Israel’s new government includes openly racist far-right figures and supporters of terrorism.
Dec
14
‘Anti-Trafficking’ Measures Are Unfairly Targeting Migrant Sex Workers, Advocates Say

‘Anti-Trafficking’ Measures Are Unfairly Targeting Migrant Sex Workers, Advocates Say

"Protective measures that are proposed for victims of human trafficking often seem to mirror methods of punishment."
Dec
06
Canada Feared Requests for Equal Treatment When Crafting Ukrainian Refugee Policy

Canada Feared Requests for Equal Treatment When Crafting Ukrainian Refugee Policy

An immigration lawyer said the way Canada has treated Ukrainians should be viewed as a “model” for how to handle refugees fleeing all international crisis situations.
Nov
24
Panelists Extol Western Military Principles at Halifax Forum, Warn of ‘Too Much Critical Thinking’

Panelists Extol Western Military Principles at Halifax Forum, Warn of ‘Too Much Critical Thinking’

“We have a problem in the U.S. of too much critical thinking."
Nov
23
Peace a Distant Prospect at The Halifax International Security Forum

Peace a Distant Prospect at The Halifax International Security Forum

The war in Ukraine was front and centre as journalists, politicians, military leaders and businesspeople gathered for the annual Halifax International Security Forum (HFX).
Nov
15
Canadian Military Makes Unsubstantiated Claim About Report Exposing Training of Ukrainian Far-Right Extremists

Canadian Military Makes Unsubstantiated Claim About Report Exposing Training of Ukrainian Far-Right Extremists

The report’s author says he is prepared to explore legal options to defend his work against unsubstantiated claims.
Nov
08
How The Threat of a General Strike Forced Doug Ford to Blink

How The Threat of a General Strike Forced Doug Ford to Blink

"The government managed to unite the entire labour movement in an effort to repeal Bill 28 and protect the Charter rights of workers across Canada.”
Nov
01
Military Intervention Is No Solution to Violence in Haiti, Experts Warn

Military Intervention Is No Solution to Violence in Haiti, Experts Warn

“The idea that Haiti needs an international intervention to deal with street gangs is ridiculous and racist and completely rejected by Haitians.”
Oct
27
Experts Hope Incoming B.C. Premier Eby Will Heed Disqualified Appadurai’s Bold Healthcare Proposals

Experts Hope Incoming B.C. Premier Eby Will Heed Disqualified Appadurai’s Bold Healthcare Proposals

“It will require investment to make our public system more robust and resilient in the face of privatization.”