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The Matthew J. Ryan center for the Study of Free Institutions and the Public Good

Come visit the Matthew J. Ryan Center for the Study of Free Institutions and the Public Good!  Located in Old Favley 304, we are a place to discuss serious ideas about politics.  81 more words


Democratic Citizenship

Nationalism is on the decline.   Outbursts of patriotism are the forlorn growl of chauvinism in retreat. Globalization is ascendant, and with it we face a new set of challenges and opportunities for transforming the war state. 506 more words

War Culture

A Conversation with Benjamin Zephaniah on Britishness

Sadia Habib’s interview with British writer, poet and professor with some interesting thoughts on identity, multiculturalism and the role of government, starting with on teaching Britishness: 548 more words


Want to shed U.S. citizenship? Get in line

A controversial tax deal with the United States, under which Canadian banks agree to try to find U.S. citizen clients and report them to the IRS, using the CRA as an intermediary, took effect July 1. 931 more words


Welcoming the 150,000th New Citizen of 2014 - Canada News Centre

The latest citizenship processing stats:

Today, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced that Canada has welcomed its 150,000th new citizen of 2014. This is double the number of new citizens compared to the same period in 2013 and thanks to the action taken by the government to reduce backlogs and improve processing times.

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Staffing cuts strain Justice Department

Confirms other reports (e.g., Justice Canada chops research budget by $1.2-million), and provides additional explanation for the large number of cases lost by the Government. 569 more words