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

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2016 | 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 03.14.2016 | 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 03.11.2016 | 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 03.11.2016 | Canada Politics

Some progress was still made.

Leadership Lessons We Can All Learn From Trudeau

Rana Sarkar | Posted 03.09.2016 | 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 02.17.2016 | 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 01.19.2016 | 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 01.20.2016 | 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 12.29.2015 | 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 12.14.2015 | 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 11.12.2015 | 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.

The Election That Could Be The Death Of The TPP Deal (No, Not Canada)

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.06.2015 | Canada Business

"TPP will have a very difficult road ahead."

Obama Disses Politicians Who Think Climate Change Is A 'Joke'

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann lum | Posted 09.02.2015 | Canada Politics

Waitaminute. Was that a swipe at Canada?

'There's Going To Be One Killer Blues Session In Heaven Tonight'

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.15.2016 | Canada

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says there's "going to be one killer blues session in heaven tonight."The president issued a statement Friday mour...

Canada Needs Its Obama Moment

Samuel Getachew | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada Politics
Samuel Getachew

Lest we forget, the fact that Canada's black recent political biographies, for the most part, have come via political anointments rather than community organizations. As blacks, we are often too enthusiastic to celebrate Obama's biography in community organizations yet have neglected to follow in his footsteps.

White House Confirms Keystone Veto Coming

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.25.2015 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is about to make good on his oft-stated threat to veto legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline, a spokesman ...

Obama's Megawatt Diplomacy Is Great News For Sub-Saharan Africa

David Himbara | Posted 03.07.2015 | Canada
David Himbara

Obama is rightly emphasizing the reality that electricity is an input into nearly every good and service in households, villages, towns and national economies. A region in which 600 million out of 960 million are without power cannot possibly ignite, expand or sustain economic growth and development.

North Korea: Obama Acting Like A 'Monkey' Over Sony Hack

CP | Hyung-Jin Kim, The Associated Press | Posted 02.26.2015 | Canada Business

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea compared President Barack Obama to a monkey, and blamed the U.S. on Saturday for shutting down its Internet amid the ...

Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue? These 6 Strategies Will Help

Matthew Held | Posted 02.01.2015 | Canada Business
Matthew Held

Decision fatigue is a psychological condition, where a person's decisions degrade due to mental exhaustion after a long session of decision-making. The following six strategies will help you tackle decision fatigue and make better decisions.

Obama's Pretty Words Hide the Reality of U.S. Immigration

Dana Wagner | Posted 01.21.2015 | Canada Politics
Dana Wagner

Actions matter more than words, but in his speech to Americans, Obama's words overshadowed his actions. He spoke to hearts and minds, outlining an aspirational set of shared values on immigration. His subtext was 'we're not there yet,' but speaking ten steps ahead of hearts and minds is how to get there.