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Justin Trudeau 15h
Absolutely horrific news from Sri Lanka. Canada strongly condemns the heinous attacks on Christians at churches and hotels. Our hearts & thoughts are with the families & loved ones of those killed and all those injured.
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Dina Hussein دينا 15h
Very useful primer for those following the events in Sri Lanka and want a baseline snapshot of the country for context. Huge thank you to for this.
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Marie Lamensch Apr 19
Having studied the genocide and conflicts in Sudan for some time, I really encourage you to listen to the latest ⁦⁩ episode on the uprisings in Sudan and Algeria
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OpenCanada Apr 20
Iceberg harvesting is taking off as an industry in Newfoundland and Labrador; it turns out that pure, pollution-free water can sell for eyebrow-raising amounts. But that’s not necessarily good news, reports Lindsay Jones for :
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Ruba Ali Al-Hassani Apr 19
A good read by : Defining : Is it time for a change?
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OpenCanada Apr 19
An increasing reliance on private investment for international development makes evaluating government contributions trickier, write and .
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OpenCanada Apr 19
Canada’s resettlement program brought in 60,000 Syrians over the past four years. Should it be seen as a success? A new piece by explores:
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OpenCanada Apr 19
Listen to , , and explore what is behind the civilian movements in and , how they are similar and how they differ, from the role of youth, technology, and economic and political grievance.
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OpenCanada Apr 19
On July 31, Operation Presence, Canada's contribution to the UN peacekeeping mission in , will come to an end. Here, reviews Ottawa's decision to deny repeated requests for an extension:
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OpenCanada Apr 18
Last year, reported from Turkey on the Syrian refugees waiting to come to Canada. In a new , as a Canadian election nears, he looks at the overall resettlement program and asks: has it been a success?
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Catherine Tsalikis Apr 18
In pretty cool news: A year after writing this,125 Sussex has its first room named after a female diplomat, there's a new dedicated wall featuring female diplomats, and today, Marta Morgan becomes the first ever female Canadian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
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OpenCanada Apr 18
What could have been done differently by those reporting on the 1994 genocide in Rwanda? In an interview with OpenCanada's , reflects on her own experience as a reporter during the killings and shares key takeaways:
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OpenCanada Apr 18
Months of protest have led to the departures of long-time leaders in Sudan and Algeria, but these movements aren't over yet. A new podcast episode w/ , , & host :
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CIGI Apr 18
As a reporter during the 1994 Rwanda Genocide, says she did a lot to bring it to the attention of the outside world. In conversation with , she shares her experience and advice with journalists covering conflict today:
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OpenCanada Apr 18
For , and speak with Yazidi refugees who have settled in Canada after fleeing the Islamic State, leaving behind family in Iraq and Syria. But "the Islamic State continues to haunt them," they write:
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OpenCanada Apr 18
Two new reports put Canada’s aid efforts in a positive light. However, a deeper look suggests they may not be indicative of Canada doing “more” or “better” international development. Here's why:
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OpenCanada Apr 18
The Cdn gov't announced Thursday a final decision on the pipeline expansion will now be made in June, with more time for consultation with Indigenous groups. Late last year asked what meaningful consultation looks like:
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OpenCanada Apr 18
Unsurprisingly, Omar al-Bashir has rejected the very premise of the and, despite the arrest warrants, has been able to secure diplomatic support from various states around the world. Many hope that his luck has finally run out, writes :
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OpenCanada Apr 17
For the first time in Canada’s history, a legislative body released a report on the activities of its national security and intelligence community. explains why that's significant and what the report reveals:
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