Only after a forbidden deed is done do we gain opportunity to question why it was so taboo in the first place. U.S. President Donald Trump’s courageous decision to officially “recognize” Jerusalem...Read More
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took a high-minded approach to trade in his recent four-day trip to China.
The Liberal government's commitment to progressive trade seeks to strike a bargain...Read More
Most of what Canadians read and hear about modern China occupies a narrow space between calculated dishonesty and aggressive deception.
A Chinese economy still overwhelmingly run through...Read More
Well, that didn’t last long! For July 1st’s 150th birthday of Confederation I posted a piece about this country’s most impressive achievements, including how last year we were in 5th spot on the...Read More
The cause of Kurdish independence is one of the great taboos of western diplomacy. Regardless of where one’s sympathies lie, it’s a topic more consistently avoided than engaged. Yet, Monday’s...Read More
To: Uncle Sam, Washington D.C.
From: Your Northern Neighbour*
Re: Ending the Ideological Civil War
Dear Uncle Sam:
As an old friend who wishes nothing but the best for...Read More
Nine years after the massacre of Chinese democrats in Tiananmen Square, I visited China as Leader of the Official Opposition in our Parliament. As is customary, we were met at the airport by a...Read More