October 28, 2009 CTV Powerplay Interview With the recent death of another Canadian soldier in Afghanistan, questions are being raised about the need for Canada’s military efforts in the country…. Read more »
“So are we done in Afghanistan, at least in terms of a major military commitment? Probably. But not necessarily… The road to success in Afghanistan now runs through NATO. Canadians have a special interest and commitment to NATO. We were present at its creation. While our commitment has not always been consistent, Canadians play a critical role in its development. As Riedel reminds us, what we decide will be closely watched in Washington and elsewhere. Hard decisions are still ahead of us before we sound the last post in Kandahar.”
October 19, 2009 CTV Powerplay Interview Retired general Tom Wilkerson and former Canadian envoy in Washington Colin Robertson discuss the apprehensions Canadians have about the mission in Afghanistan.
From Macleans.ca by Luiza Ch. Savage on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 Canada’s biggest problem? America From protectionist policy to border security to environmental laws, our best friend is making our… Read more »
A close relationship with the U.S. is no longer the liability for Canadian governments that it became under president George W. Bush. More to the point — for those who want an adult relationship with our neighbour — there is now negligible political advantage in slamming the Americans during an election campaign.
Oct. 2 2009 from CTV News Report The new U.S. Ambassador says Canada could be exempted from the controversial “Buy American” policy, if provinces open up their contracts to companies… Read more »