Stephen Harper has been one of the toughest-talking leaders throughout the Ukraine crisis, yet newly released figures show National Defence is expected to face an even deeper budget hole in the coming year than previously anticipated. 891 more words
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Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is proving far more reckless than previously imagined in his determination to have his way in Ukraine, exhibiting a level of cynicism and contempt for international law that few could have anticipated. 1,021 more words
Russia: We don’t want the Arctic to become arena of conflict
On Sept. 9, Canada’s Official Languages Act turns 45.
Expect no candles, no cake: 1969 is a foreign country, never to be visited again.
The idea of an officially bilingual city of Ottawa is an idea that was born in that era, only to slip into a coma from which it sometimes wakes. 734 more words
When you write something really good, why waste it on just one document. Or perhaps it was a case of “reduce, reuse, recycle” with focus on the last two “rs”. 456 more words
OTTAWA – Canada is cautiously welcoming an open-ended ceasefire announced between Israel and Hamas.
But Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird took another opportunity to pounce on Hamas for its role in the suffering of the Palestinian people. 313 more words