Coming Full Circle: Canada’s Chairmanship of the Arctic Council
Sarah Danruo Wang discusses Canada’s upcoming chairmanship of the Arctic Council and the major concerns that will pervade the Council’s agenda in 2013 The chairmanship of the Arctic Council will rotate to Canada in May 2013 for a two-year term. With participation from Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the United States, this Read More…
The History of the Emergency Act: What Are We Willing to Sacrifice?
The Canadian government enacted the War Measures Act three separate times to defend national security. However, security came at the expense of personal liberties and also saw the persecution of minorities.
Rapid Population Growth Adds to Religious Tensions in Nigeria
Nicholas Bishop argues that economic and demographic factors are leading to a rise in religious tensions. According to the author the Nigerian government’s heavy handed response to the terrorist campaign by Boko Haram may be counter productive and exacerbate tensions.