As promised, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) issued a 17-page report Monday on Washington’s negotiating goals for the upcoming NAFTA...Read More US NAFTA position: more than a tweak, less than do-over
In late June, members of the Five Eyes (Canada, the US, UK, Australia and New Zealand) intelligence alliance convened in Ottawa. Alongside their routine...Read More Balancing privacy and security in the digital age
Rarely in history are epoch-making moments so clearly discernible. But we seem to have witnessed one at the G20 leaders’ meeting in Hamburg, Germany,...Read More The G20 and the end of the American century
When many Canadians hear the term “clean energy job,” they probably imagine workers designing devices in an engineering lab, manufacturing solar panels or assembling...Read More Canadian mines and the clean energy transition
Donald J. Trump’s election to the US presidency triggered seismic shockwaves across the world, waves that are continuing to have deep ripples. The implications...Read More Canada could benefit from Trump challenges
Secrecy, writes ethicist Sissela Bok, is about “deliberately withholding information.” In this respect, the antiquated 34-year-old Access to Information Act (ATI Act) has resulted...Read More Access to information law requires big reforms
I was half a century old when someone gave me a little book as a door prize. It had a bright white cover with...Read More Society will gain when family caregivers are supported
Before Canada dives into its mandated review of the Copyright Act, it would be helpful to refresh our understanding of some key terms essential...Read More Reviewing copyright? Check the glossary.