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What Obama Taught Us About Handling Racism | Posted 03.29.2017 | Canada Politics

If you think your job is hard, try walking in Obama's shoes for a few days. It is a lesson for all of us; no matter what happens it is always better to walk the high road. Remember that acts of racism are not about you, it is a reflection of how that person is feeling inside about themselves.

Trump Accuses Obama Of Putting 'Inflammatory' Roadblocks In His Way

CP | Vivian Salama, The Associated Press | Posted 12.28.2016 | Canada Politics

The president-elect told Israel to "Stay strong" and that "January 20th is fast approaching!"

Trudeau And Obama To Ban All Future Offshore Drilling In The Arctic

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.20.2016 | Canada Politics

The leaders announced plans to ban oil and gas licensing in the region with a joint statement.

Trudeau Can Take Some Credit For The Obamas' Stunning Holiday Card

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 12.15.2016 | Canada

It's a lovely card.

3 Things I Learned From President Obama's Speech In Athens

G(irls)20 | Posted 11.25.2016 | Canada Politics

The whole speech was an hymn for democracy, aiming to remind us that after all this time, since democracy was first born here in Greece, its flame still fuels the progress of our society. He reminded us that democracy is neither perfect, nor complete.

Obama's Legacy Through The Eyes Of One Of His Canadian Volunteers

Samuel Getachew | Posted 10.31.2016 | Canada Politics
Samuel Getachew

They told me and many others to go back to where we came from. In due time, the campaign would be embraced by the electorate, especially among African Americans, whose loyalty of the Clinton's is often unhealthy and concerning.

Obama Warns Against Trump's 'Deeply Pessimistic' Plan For America

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.28.2016 | Canada Politics

The U.S. president boasted Hillary Clinton as someone who "never quits."

Would Trump Really Be The Worst U.S. President In History?

David Martin | Posted 07.19.2016 | Canada
David Martin

Donald Trump looks to be the Republican presidential nominee. What started out last year as a joke has turned into a nightmare for many Americans. The...

PM Hints Clean Energy Pact Could Mean More Canadian Exports To U.S

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2016 | Canada Politics

"Canadian electricity is North America's clean energy solution."

PM To Discuss Possibility Of Terrorists Using Nukes During U.S. Trip

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2017 | Canada Politics

Trudeau will be in Washington this week at the last of the nuclear-safety summits organized by President Obama.

Canadians Still Believe They Own Hockey (Sorry Obama)

Jack Jedwab | Posted 03.15.2017 | Canada Politics
Jack Jedwab

There is a serious prospect that none of the Canadian teams will make the National Hockey League playoffs, an issue that has been the object of a fair bit of discussion in the sports media. Last week hockey moved to the very center of cultural diplomacy when standing alongside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President Barack Obama questioned Canada's hockey dominance by pointing out that the Stanley Cup was currently the propriety of Chicago, the President's home town.

Obama Toasts What Americans 'Love About Canada' At State Dinner

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.11.2016 | Canada Politics

"We’re not here for fame or fortune. We’re here for our kids. We’re here for everybody’s kids — to give our sons and our daughters a better world."

Trudeau Thanks Obama For 'Global Leadership' In State Dinner Toast

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.11.2017 | Canada Politics

"On our own, we make progress. But together, our two countries make history."

Trudeau, Obama Missed Important Arctic Goals, Experts Say

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2017 | Canada Politics

Some progress was still made.

Leadership Lessons We Can All Learn From Trudeau

Rana Sarkar | Posted 03.10.2017 | Canada Politics
Rana Sarkar

Before being elected to Parliament, PM Trudeau spent time working as a teacher, a non-profit leader, a bouncer at a B.C. night-club, a snow board instructor -- along with side gigs such as starring in CBC TV movie The Great War. Far from being a disqualifier, it's his varied past and the skills he developed through it, that might make him an effective leader at a moment of disruptive change. His success will be not in spite of his past, but because of it.

Ever-Clever Obama Mocks Canada About The Stanley Cup

The Huffington Post Canada | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 02.19.2016 | Canada Living

Them be fightin' words, Mr. President.

Too Often, America's 'Obamabashers' Lack Dignity

Jack Jedwab | Posted 02.17.2017 | Canada Politics
Jack Jedwab

Frequently underlying the purported threat Obama represents to his own country is innuendo about his 'true' identity accompanied by allegations about the hidden Islamist tendencies. Given the absence of any proof to support such ludicrous assertions, 'Obamabashers' conduct whisper campaigns often around dinner tables or other social gatherings.

When Corporations Sue Countries, No One Wins

Maude Barlow | Posted 01.19.2017 | Canada Politics
Maude Barlow

If Keystone XL were built, it would produce 110 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions every year, which is incompatible with effective U.S. action to cut climate pollution. Ultimately, the loser isn't the big bad Americans; it's our environment, and the right of governments to protect it for their citizens.

The TPP Erodes Public Policy To Benefit The World's Plutocrats

Sujata Dey | Posted 01.18.2017 | Canada Politics
Sujata Dey

[Obama] argued that globalization was eroding workers' rights and concentrating economic benefits at the top, that it is now harder for people to pull themselves out of poverty. In the same breath, he flogs the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Come again?

Obama To Require Background Checks On Gun Sales

CP | Josh Lederman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.04.2016 | Canada

"It will potentially save lives and spare families the pain of these extraordinary losses."

Obama To Host Trudeau For Official White House Visit In March

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.28.2016 | Canada Politics

U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman said the visit is an opportunity for the two countries to deepen their bilateral relationship.

Prime Ministers, Presidents Age Quicker And Die Sooner, Study Finds

CP | Maria Cheng, The Associated Press | Posted 12.14.2016 | Canada Politics

But the researcher says Trudeau may fare better than others.

Obama Reaffirms Terror Policy In Rare Oval Office Address

CP | Julie Pace, The Associated Press | Posted 12.06.2015 | Canada

"The threat from terrorism is real, but we will overcome it."

Obama To Make Rare Oval Office Address About National Security

CP | Julie Pace, The Associated Press | Posted 12.06.2015 | Canada

He's expected to urge Americans not to give into fear.

Scrapping Keystone XL A Victory For And By The People

Mike Hudema | Posted 11.11.2016 | Canada Impact
Mike Hudema

Keystone was a fight that no one thought we could win. When the pipeline was first proposed, every energy analyst, every journalist and every politician either had never heard of it or thought the same thing -- the pipeline was a virtual certainty and its approval was imminent.