As we celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Atlantic Charter on August 14th, 2021, Eric Jackson highlights key historical events that have shaped NATO’s purpose.
Should We Promote Patriotism in Schools?
Maria Zelenova – Program Editor for Canada’s NATO What Does “Patriotic Education” Mean, Anyway? Last month, United States president Donald Trump proposed that patriotic, “pro-American” education be taught in the nation’s public schools. He recommitted to his stance against “left-wing demonstrators,” who are in his view responsible for an emerging narrative that “America is a wicked and Read More…
Does Taking Down Statues Mean Erasing History?
As anti-racist and anti-colonialist movements are spreading around the world, instances of statues’ removals have risen. Monuments depicting racist or colonial figures that have stood for decades, and sometimes centuries, are now being taken down or vandalized by protestors. In response to these actions, some have argued that toppling statues and monuments is about erasing Read More…
Canadian Women in WW2
In this article Antalya Popatia sheds light on Veronica Foster and Marion Alice Orr two Canadian women that contributed to WW2.
The Second Coming of Détente? Experts Say, “Don’t Count on it.”
In an interview with Dr. Robert Teigrob from Ryerson University, Alexander Sawicki explores why the United States and Russia will not be friends for the foreseeable future – even with Trump in office.
How to DIY an IR Degree, Part 5: Climate Change, Global Health, and Supplementary Courses
Benson Cheung revisits his series on the DIY international relations degree with a list of new courses and new thematic concentrations on climate change and global health.
Canada’s NATO Podcasts: Interview with Michele Di Leo
Listen as Magdalena Surma interview Michele Di Leo about his experience working as the Project Manager for our upcoming ATA General Assembly and as the Program Editor for Expanding Community at the NATO Association of Canada.
How to DIY a Free (or Cheaper) “Degree” in IR: Part 1
Did you know there are free online courses on IR topics? Benson Cheung shows you how you can build your own IR “degree”.
Atlantic Charter 75th Anniversary in Newfoundland
Join us in St. Johns’s, Placentia Bay and Ship Harbour
August 11-14, 2016
A Short History of Nearly Everything NATO: Pt. 2
Aishwarya and Ian continue their joint series examining the history of NATO. This week, they focus on NATO and Canada’s role in the Kosovo War.