General Romeo Dallaire

Dallaire Paid Back 'A Couple Thousand Bucks' In Expenses

CBC | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada Politics

Senator Roméo Dallaire says he was asked to pay back “a couple thousand bucks” in expenses during his nine years in the upper chamber, but Dalla...

A Resurgent Rwanda Stilling The Screams of 20 Years Ago

Capt. Trevor Greene | Posted 05.08.2014 | Canada
Capt. Trevor Greene

The years since the Arusha Accords ended the slaughter have been trying, as Rwanda made a difficult transition to democracy. Paul Kagame was elected president in the country's first-ever democratically contested multi-party elections in August 2003. Kagame was re-elected in a landslide in 2010. He is such an effective leader because he hasn't lost touch with his people.

Romeo Dallaire 'Embarrassed' Over Mix-Up With Anti-Semitic Group

CBC | Posted 10.26.2013 | Canada Politics

Senator Romeo Dallaire has pulled out of a speaking engagement organized by a fringe Catholic group accused of anti-Semitism, but his name is still be...

The Week in Review: Why Is a Canadian Hero on the Speakers' List for an "Anti-Semitic Conference"?

Marni Soupcoff | Posted 10.24.2013 | Canada
Marni Soupcoff

Senator Romeo Dallaire is currently listed as a speaker at a conference being held by an organization that the Southern Poverty Law Center calls "perhaps the single largest group of hard-core anti-Semites in North America." Other speakers at this event will include the president of the John Birch Society and a former professor who is slated "to explain satan's role in current human history." You don't have to agree with every position a group takes before agreeing to talk to them. But when a sitting senator is given high billing as a speaker to a divisive fringe group that was apparently too far right for William F. Buckley, there's reason to get riled up.

Omar Khadr: We Let Him Down, Let's Bring Him Home

Glen Pearson | Posted 08.21.2012 | Canada Politics
Glen Pearson

New efforts are being made to return Omar Khadr to Canada. There had been a diplomatic agreement (not a legal one) that he would be returned, but the Canadian government has yet to respect it, despite urgings from American officials. Why the delay? As a Canadian citizen, a minor, and a child soldier, Omar Khadr deserved better from his country.