Reading Time: 4 minutesI am speaking specifically about this country’s financial contribution to NATO, the international alliance formed after the Second World War, constructed around the principle of collective defence. Article 5 of the establishing charter declares that “an attack on one is an attack on all.” […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesLike his father, Pierre, Justin Trudeau is an internationalist. Pierre Trudeau found the nationalism of his native Quebec narrow and confining. And he was never entirely comfortable with the economic nationalists in his own Liberal Party.
Reading Time: 3 minutesJustin Trudeau’s government has ruled out replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement with a bilateral Canada-U. S. deal. It’s the right decision. It is being made for the wrong reasons.
Reading Time: 3 minutesReason suggests Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland does not seriously think Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals are headed for a “triumph” on June 7. Justin Trudeau’s go-to minister on the Canada/U.S. file predicted a big Liberal election victory at a GTA rally on Thursday. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesA month after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stepped in to resolve the impasse between British
Columbia and Alberta over the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline, his government has little to show for its efforts. […]