Canada Must Strengthen Its Missile Defence

Colin Kenny | Posted 11.20.2013 | Canada Politics
Colin Kenny

We are not America's slaves; we're their independent partners. Look how Paul Martin told George W. that we weren't going to join the U.S. ballistic missile defence program, designed to defend against unmanned missiles that rogue states like North Korea or Iran may decide to fire at western countries. But are we shirkers or independent thinkers? Turning down Iraq was independent thinking, and good thinking at that. Refusing to share in ballistic missile defence smacks is starting to look more and more like shirking.

Canada Strongly Disagrees

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada is strongly condemning North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket, calling it reckless and provocative.Foreign Affairs Minister John ...

NORAD Jets Intercept Toronto-Bound Flight

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Two Canadian fighter jets intercepted a commercial airliner near Quebec City on Monday after the Toronto-bound aircraft did not respond to r...

Russia's Next Face Off on Ice

Christopher Sands | Posted 03.05.2012 | Canada
Christopher Sands

Team Canada's heartbreaking defeat at the World Junior Hockey semifinals has many Canadians thinking ruefully about their Russian rivals on ice. But they'd be wise to pay attention to another Russian rivalry: Vladimir Putin's aggressive new push to expand Russian arctic sovereignty claims.

Mexico: Nice Place to Visit but Wouldn't Want to Trade There

Christopher Sands | Posted 02.26.2012 | Canada Politics
Christopher Sands

Holiday parties gave me the opportunity to talk to Washingtonians about Canada, and the most frequent question this year is not about the Keystone XL pipeline, but about Canadian attitudes about Mexico. Why is Canada so hostile to U.S. attempts to address problems trilaterally?