Entering the fourth year of her undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto, Kate intends to earn an Honours Bachelor of Arts in English and Canadian Studies, with a minor in Italian Language and Culture and a certificate in Global Perspectives. Kate, alongside a team, is currently conducting research about Italian-Canadian Foodways in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (UofT), a topic not yet delved into academically. Rooted in her interests in immigration policy, Kate is specifically interested in the relationship between the impact of Italian immigration from the mid-1950s onwards with the Canadian grocery industry. Ferrin hopes to obtain a Masters degree in the coming years relating to public or foreign policy.

Editors' Forum Kate Ferrin Liam Brown NATO Olivia Cretella Ukraine

What Should be the Maximum Extent of NATO Expansion?

The NATO Association of Canada’s editors share their thoughts this week on what NATO’s expansion (or lack thereof) could look like based on today’s international relations. Olivia Cretella Strategic partnership is a concept that allows for two or more countries to improve or enhance relations in order to maximize their abilities to achieve positive international Read More…

Indo-Pacific and NATO Kate Ferrin

How Should Canada Respond to Hostage Diplomacy?

Abstract: Canadian policymakers must be strategic when formulating policy in light of recent coercive diplomatic relations by China between Canada and the United States. Policymakers must respond to hostage diplomacy effectively and NATO poses a good framework on which to base the policy. “Canada can’t pick and choose when it follows the rule of law,” Read More…