February 1, 2005

Canada: “helping to build a better world”

I’m proud to stand in this historic place, which has welcomed home so many Canadians who defended liberty overseas, and from which so many new Canadians began their North...

George W. Bush
February 1, 2005

The secret life of Canadian foreign policy

Like the magnificent James Thurber’s fictional charac- ter Walter Mitty, Canadian foreign policy has a secret life. Mitty was a mild-mannered accountant with an imagination full of great feats...

Norman Hillmer
February 1, 2005

Do foreign policy reviews make a difference?

Lester B. Pearson is often cited as the ”œmodel” for Canadian foreign policy, including the two very different conceptions espoused by Lloyd Axworthy and Andrew Cohen. Pearson was above...

John J. Noble
February 1, 2005

Fulfilling Canada’s global promise

In the period since the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States, some of Canada’s politicians and best-known commentators on international affairs have called on this country to...

Jennifer M. Welsh
February 1, 2005

Canada’s role in global governance

I expect there are many perspectives on the concept of global governance. The global community is awash in theories and wishful thinking as to what the manage- ment of...

Donald J. Johnston
February 1, 2005

Canada and the Anglosphere: in, out, or indifferent?

One immediate impact of the falling-out between America and the countries that the US secretary of defense, Donald Rumsfeld, branded ”œold Europe” has been a reconceptualization of Canada’s own...

David G. Haglund
February 1, 2005

A relative decline

By now Samuel Huntington’s The Clash of Civilizations has been dissected quite extensively. But I have yet to see even one commenta- tor point out that Huntington’s central thesis...

February 1, 2005

La Banque du Canada et la vulnérabilité du système financier

Par le passé, on assimilait les banques centrales aÌ€ des tours d’ivoire. On savait qu’elles étaient responsables de l’émission de la monnaie et qu’elles géraient la politique monétaire par...

Raymond Théoret, Pierre Rostan
February 1, 2005

Luttes autour de la pauvreté

Le 13 décembre 2004, une motion sans préavis était présentée aÌ€ l’Assemblée nationale, afin de souligner l’adoption aÌ€ l’unanimité, deux ans auparavant, de la Loi visant aÌ€ lutter contre...

Alain Noà«l