We cannot expect others to keep as watchful an eye on our well-being as they do their own. Canada’s overall security and interests must ultimately rest in Canadian hands.
Journalist Sam Cooper left Global to found The Bureau, an online news outlet focussing on domestic and international intelligence stories, which he launched on Substack in June of last year. Since then, the new media outlet has been making a name for itself among fans of long-form, hard-hitting investigative journalism.
One area where Canada is still looked upon to lead—and retains some ability to do so—is in natural resources. Coming up with solutions to the problem of critical minerals supply that leverages the collective experience of our mining and investment community is an obvious place for Canada to contribute.
Regardless of who wins the next American election, the best thing Canada can do to manage our most important bilateral relationship is to start taking our defence and security responsibilities seriously.
Over recent years, the government has approached its foreign policy in a manner that prioritizes image over substance and moralizing rather than grappling with the complexities and compromises of geopolitics.
If Trump wins, Ukraine will likely face defeat thanks to administration pressure and the end of American support. NATO would not likely last long.
A China slump and another President Trump?: Foreign affairs experts break down 2024's geopolitical hotspots
We can’t predict what MPs will focus on when they get back to policymaking, but here’s what foreign affairs experts think they need to address immediately.
‘We are much more divided than we realized’: The Roundtable on the first 100 days of the Israel-Hamas war
This week’s Roundtable discusses the 100 days since Hamas’ terrorist attacks against Israel, with a particular focus on the reaction in Canada. They also cover new polling that shows the Liberals are far behind the Conservatives and discuss Trudeau’s controversial Christmas vacation.
2023 has (finally) come to an end. It was a contentious year filled with truly earth-shaking events both internationally and domestically. Does 2024 hold more of the same?
Considering the hope that the year started with and how it ended, it’s unlikely that much will change in 2024. Rather than the beginnings of a renewal, the CAF is in a worse state and facing an even deeper hole it needs to dig out of.