Jackob is a Junior Research Fellow for the Indo-Pacific and NATO Program at the NATO Association of Canada. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Ethics, Society, and Law, Political Science, and Philosophy from the University of Toronto. Currently, Jackob is pursuing his J.D. at the University of Ottawa and working as a Junior Research Fellow at the Canadian Law Review. His academic research interests lie particularly in Canadian constitutional law, federalism in North America, and East Asian geopolitics. He can be reached at: jackob.nicolas@mail.utoronto.ca
Indo-Pacific and NATO Jackob Nicolas

Less Words, More Action: How Canada Can Bolster Its Support For Hong Kong (PART 2)

Recently, Hong Kong lawmakers further contributed to the decay of democratic and civil rights in the city by passing a second bill designed to suppress dissent. The Government of Canada firmly expressed its opposition to these developments. Yet, in the absence of new substantive policy measures, its statements ring hollow. If the Government of Canada Read More…

Indo-Pacific and NATO Jackob Nicolas

Action is Needed and Words Won’t Suffice: Why Canada Must Bolster Its Support for Hong Kong (PART 1)

The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) most recent attempt at forcibly reshaping Hong Kong in its own image occurred on March 19th, 2024, when the Government of Hong Kong passed The Safeguarding National Security Bill (Safeguarding Security Bill). The Bill reinforces The Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Read More…