Peoples Republic of China

Trudeau May Not Be Alone in Admiring Dictatorships

Sean Holman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Sean Holman

When Justin Trudeau said last week that he had a "level of admiration" for China's "basic dictatorship," the understandable knee-jerk reaction from some politicians and pundits was to kick the federal Liberal leader. But while that gaffe was reprehensible, it was hardly incomprehensible and perhaps entirely understandable given the structure of our own political system, the parties within it and how some Canadians feel about dictatorships.

Baird Beijing Bound

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.11.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - John Baird will make his first trip to China this weekend as foreign affairs minister, continuing the Conservative gove...