On September 26, in the latest development in the ongoing diplomatic row between Canada and Saudi Arabia, the Saudi foreign minister, Adel Al-Juebir, asked that Canada stop treating his country “like a banana republic.” Al-Juebir repeated demands that the Government of Canada apologize for its August 2018 Tweets which called for the release of a Read More…
Tag: international relations
Canadian International Relations and Law: Cannabis
Demyan tackles the recent Canadian cannabis legislation and its potential dilemma with international agreements. In response to the pressure that Canada faces, Demyan provides several actions that can be taken by Canada on the international stage to avoid international dispute.
Information Warfare: A Security Threat and a Tool To Advance Political Interests
Today, war doesn’t just mean soldiers and battlefields. As society becomes more dependent on technology, many have found a way to take advantage of the massive collection of information online. What risk does this put us at?
Can a Universal Basic Income Program Mitigate the Consequences Fuelled by the Fourth Industrial Revolution?
Automation, the fourth industrial revolution, is threatening countries with high unemployment. Is a Universal Basic Income Program able to mitigate that risk?
Canada’s NATO Interview with Consul General Mr. Anne van Leeuwen Part I
Magdalena Surma interviews the Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Toronto, Mr. Anne van Leeuwen.
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.
What’s In Store for Canada and the Trump Administration?
Today’s inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States marks the official start to the business mogul’s venture into politics. The somewhat ominous prospects of Trump’s leadership have other states, Canada included, wondering what’s in store once the Republicans take the White House. We asked the Program Editors here at the Read More…
How Oil Shapes International Relations
Megan Robinson examines how oil shapes international relations.
Canada’ NATO Podcasts: Interview with Bianca Hossain Part II
Listen as Magdalena Surma interviews Bianca Hossain about her involvement in Toronto’s arts community along with the significance of public outreach and community engagement around the world.
Why Should Canadians Care about the White Helmets?
On Friday, December 9 2016, Global Affairs Canada and The British High Commission co-hosted a panel discussion at the Art Gallery of Ontario with senior members from the White Helmets. The White Helmets, also known as Syria Civil Defense, were invited to Canada to share their personal experiences from their heroic contributions in the Syrian Read More…