Following a press release the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevêdo made remarks on the theme of slowing global trade growth earlier this year. In 2017, there was optimism of renewed momentum in global trade which was backed by a 4.6% growth. This period of broad-based growth lasted throughout 2017 and into […]
With the ascent of hardliner Boris Johnson in the UK, Canada now finds itself alone in the eye of a North Atlantic storm. How will the next Prime Minister negotiate the demands of Brexit, Trump, and the ever-looming trade wars in this new, volatile era?
Today’s inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States marks the official start to the business mogul’s venture into politics. The somewhat ominous prospects of Trump’s leadership have other states, Canada included, wondering what’s in store once the Republicans take the White House. We asked the Program Editors here at the […]
In her article article about Obama’s legacy, Ida Mannisto explores how closely two of Barack Obama’s key foreign policy legacies aligned with Justin Trudeau’s position on the issues.
The upcoming Munk Debate on Foreign Policy, Canada’s first-ever federal election debate devoted to foreign policy issues, is scheduled to take place on Monday, September 28. This is a welcome addition to the election debate schedule, according to Munk Debates Chair, Rudyard Griffiths, who issued a press release arguing “too often, foreign policy issues have […]