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Ben Rowswell
President of Canada's foreign relations council, and cofounder of Betterplace, the app that mobilizes citizens for civic action.
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Ben Rowswell Jul 19
Keep up the good work
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Ben Rowswell Jul 18
Looking forward to hearing those ideas and to meeting all of you soon!
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Alison Loat Jul 18
“If MPs are ever to assume their rightful place in our system — holding their leaders to account, rather than, as now, the reverse — they will have to be accountable to their party riding associations. Reform of Canadian democracy starts there.”
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Ben Rowswell Jul 18
I hope to be published in the CFPJ shortly!
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CIC Montreal Jul 17
'The world is changing': talks to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg about Trump, Russia and the future of the alliance
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Seher Shafiq💁🏽‍♀️ Jul 17
Hi ! is doing a national roadshow to deliver voter engagement trainings across Canada in lead-up to . Are you or do you know civic leaders/orgs in these cities? Please reach out to me! - Halifax - Edmonton - Vancouver - Ottawa - Montreal - Vancouver
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Ben Rowswell Jul 17
Congratulations to the first woman President of the
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The CIC Jul 16
: U.S. sanctions have had “the effect not only of hurting the regime, but hurting its citizens. That’s the kind of sanction that’s proved to be counterproductive.” Find more at
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CIC Montreal Jul 15
« The world's debt rose by $3 trillion in the first quarter of 2019 — an almost unprecedented borrowing binge that brought total global debt to $246.5 trillion » ⁦
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Future Majority Jul 12
We are looking for volunteers across the country to grow our movement. Let’s set the agenda and demand policy on issues we care about this election. Click the link ->
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CICOttawa Jul 15
A total of 4 Canadian citizens are now detained in China. 2 on espionage charges directly related to arrest of Meng Wanzhou, and 2 more on drug charges of some kind.
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Ben Rowswell Jul 15
One of my favourite Toronto-based NGOs is hiring: the Syrian Canadian Foundation has been at the front lines of the effort to to our country. Worth applying for!
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Ben Rowswell Jul 15
If you're in Vancouver and want to dig deeper into all things Asia, this is the event for you
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Thomas Juneau Jul 13
Former Canadian PM Stephen Harper addresses MeK event in Albania, refers to its role in working for change in Iran. The MeK is a corrupt, thuggish cult with no support in Iran. It is neither viable nor democratic. It is moral failure & strategic lunacy for Harper to endorse it.
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Ben Rowswell Jul 13
What a tragic end to an inspiring life. May Hodan Naleyah serve as a model for all Canadians in how to build bridges and reach out across the divides in our society Somali-Canadian journalist Hodan Naleyeh dies in extremist attack
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Ben Rowswell Jul 12
A great choice for !
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Canadá en Venezuela Jul 12
Una prensa libre es la piedra angular de una sociedad democrática y es esencial para la protección y la promoción de los derechos humanos.
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Max Bell School of Public Policy Jul 12
Three days left to apply to the call for proposals from & . Research the impacts and uses of digital media in the 2019 federal election! Apply by July 15 for funds and access to an extensive dataset:
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Chrystia Freeland Jul 11
We need to fight for the complexity of democratic truth, rather than the beguiling simplicity of authoritarian rhetoric.
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The CIC Jul 11
Now that that Amb. Darroch’s message has gone public, “the same alarm bells are being rung in global capitals that this is a president not faithful to other liberal democracies.”-. Find more at
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