Canada has introduced a new “National Economic Security Lens” for foreign investment, beginning with its critical minerals sector. Scott Burns argues that this new policy is aimed at China, with the goals of “friend-shoring” and protecting the supply chain for these minerals for Canada’s future green investments.
Tag: Foreign Affairs
The Future of Indo-Pacific Cooperation: An Indian Perspective
We hosted a virtual discussion with H.E. Ajay Bisaria, High Commissioner of India to Canada, on August 11th at 2 PM ET! Watch the full event here on YouTube. The discussion focuses on Canada-India relations, security interests, transpacific relations and the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It also touches upon many other interesting subjects! Read More…
Can Trump Save NATO?
In this article, William Lloyd examines the state of NATO and the complex impact Trump has had on it since becoming President.
Drawing lines in the sand: why partitioning Syria may be the only means to managing an enduring civil war
With over five years of bloodshed on all fronts of the Syrian civil war, and with no reasonable solution in sight, Jayson Derow analyzes whether the separation of ethnic groups through de facto partition is a feasible strategy to manage ethnic conflict, or is such an approach actually a conflict waiting to happen?
Getting it right with China : Michele Di Leo interviews former Canadian Ambassador David Mulroney
How should Canada approach its relationship with China? Michele Di Leo speaks with Canada’s former Ambassador to China, David Mulroney.
Was it Worth it? Canada’s Intervention in Afghanistan and why we Left too Soon
The decision to endure the fight in Afghanistan was difficult for Canada to make, and this country did so at a relatively substantial cost. Jayson Derow discusses the triumphs of the Canadian Armed Forces in Afghanistan and why a sustained commitment of troops is needed in order to ensure the success of Canada’s three signature projects.
Space, the Next Frontier of Security: Is Canada Ready?
Rejeanne Lacroix examines Canada’s role in Space Security