In 1995, Canada and Spain entered into a maritime dispute off the eastern coast of Canada. Canadian warships intercepted and seized Spanish fishing vessels not obeying the quotas of multilateral institutions tasked with fostering intergovernmental cooperation in the area. This conflict, dubbed the Turbot War, is an example of Canada use of unilateral force when multilateralism fell short. Lessons from this case should be applied to the changing Far North.
Low interest rates, a low Canadian dollar, and lots of foreign investment have created a housing bubble which may be about to burst, and Canadians looking to buy a home will pay the price.
Emerson Murray, Fadi Dawood, and Michael Lumbers discuss gun control.
With Iran’s increased cooperation with the United States, the reasons for the break in diplomatic relations between Iran and Canada have eroded. Carter Vance explains the value of resuming the diplomatic course
ISIS’ occupation of Mosul and Nineveh Plains villages in northern Iraq, has displaced hundreds of thousands of individuals from their homes. The Nineveh Plain region is dotted with ancient Assyrian villages, monasteries, churches, and other historically significant sites that speak to a vibrant community that has survived for thousands of years in the area. The […]