John Baird served as Minister of Foreign Affairs in the cabinet of Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

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A conversation with John Baird

POLICY OPTIONS: Mr. Baird, thank you for doing this. We're doing an issue here on foreign policy, Canadian foreign policy being kind of transformed or moving away from the honest broker tradition to more of …

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Accountability is job one (entrevue)

POLICY OPTIONS: Mr. Baird, thanks for coming in and doing this. Let's start with the five-year cooling- off period for former officials before they can lobby government. A lot of people think it is excessive. …

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Accountability is job one (interview)

POLICY OPTIONS: Mr. Baird, thanks for coming in and doing this. Let's start with the five-year cooling- off period for former officials before they can lobby government. A lot of people think it is excessive. …

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John Baird says goodbye to the Commons

February 3, 2015 Hon. John Baird (Minister of Foreign Affairs, CPC): When each of us chooses to enter public life, we do so united in one simple desire, the desire to leave behind a better country, …

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The new authoritarianism

The power vertical Michael Ignatieff, The Ditchley Foundation 50th Annual Lecture Ditchley Park, Oxfordshire, England | July 12, 2014 Russia's annexation of Crimea has shaken our assumptions about the global order that took shape after 1989. We assumed either …

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