- 17 mai 2019
Refugee advocates in Canada breathed a sigh of relief in October of 2015. Immediately upon the election of the Liberals under the leadership of Justin Trudeau, the doors opened to thousands of Syrian refugees. Tens of thousands of Syrians have …EN SAVOIR PLUS
When President Donald Trump announced that the United States was going to delay hiking tariffs on Chinese goods, investors breathed a sigh of relief. Here was a reduction in the risk of an escalation in the trade spat between the …EN SAVOIR PLUS
The confrontation between Canada and China set off by the detention of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou has escalated to near-crisis proportions. Canadian citizens have been detained, diplomats dismissed, ominous words uttered. Blame for the situation has been dispersed liberally. Canada …EN SAVOIR PLUS
The US government has revealed more of its hand in its looming legal battle against the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. Two separate US grand jury indictments against the company were unsealed on Monday, alleging criminal misconduct on the part of …EN SAVOIR PLUS
The World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) were created in 1944, in the closing months of WWII. The Bretton Woods conference was the Allies’ vehicle for rebuilding a shattered Europe, relying on European and American leadership. This …EN SAVOIR PLUS
L’administration Trump n’a pas eu grand-chose à dire sur l’Afrique, sinon quelques remarques absurdes ou offensantes, ou les deux. Il y eut d’abord le fameux commentaire du président « sx!#hole » , puis ses éloges pour le pays inexistant de …EN SAVOIR PLUS
Rather than cozying up to non-market economies, Canada should support Taiwan’s inclusion in the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Trade diversification seems increasingly important to Canada, especially after US President Donald Trump’s heavy-handed negotiations on the new US–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA). …EN SAVOIR PLUS
By Jeremy Kinsman
Many times in the past two years, people have told me they’ve never seen Donald Trump laugh.
So, what would it take?
A sure bet would be if — after the mid-term elections that bore very ominous …EN SAVOIR PLUS
L’article 32.10 de l’accord envisagé entre les États-Unis, le Mexique et le Canada (AEUMC) a provoqué de vives critiques. Divers commentaires ont été jusqu’à dire que la clause constituait en réalité un choix entre les États-Unis et la Chine, ou …EN SAVOIR PLUS
L’ordonnance rendue par la Cour internationale de Justice (CIJ) dans l’affaire qui oppose l’Iran aux États-Unis d’Amérique n’est qu’un nouvel épisode de la saga conflictuelle, aux multiples facettes, entre ces deux États. L’Iran et les États-Unis d’Amérique, ennemis jurés depuis …EN SAVOIR PLUS
Ten years ago, on 3 October 2008, President George W. Bush signed the “Troubled Assets Relief Program” (TARP), promising $700 billion to support banks and companies hit by the global financial crisis. As Congress passed this historic bill, it seemed …EN SAVOIR PLUS
Lauchlan T. Munro
School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa
Should we be surprised that a senior official in the Trump administration has admitted to thwarting the president’s expressed wishes and intentions? I for one am not. …EN SAVOIR PLUS