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Tories And PQ Join Forces To Keep UN Agency In Canada

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Canada's big guns threw cold water on Qatar's bid to lure away the International Civil Aviation Organization on Friday, ripping the Middle ...

UN Food Envoy Bashes Harper Government Decisions

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The United Nations right-to-food envoy says the Harper government's controversial decisions to scrap the long-form census and negotiate a fre...

When Did Canada Stop Being a Peacekeeping Nation?

Glen Pearson | Posted 02.19.2013 | Canada
Glen Pearson

The historic Christmas adage "peace to those of goodwill" takes on an attractive ring for a country that once built its international reputation on fighting to preserve peace in troubled regions. It's time for the military thinkers to come to terms with the reality that Canadians will remain a peaceful people who desire that same blessing for people around the world.

UN Blasts Tory Crime Bill

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal government's tough-on-crime agenda is "excessively punitive" for youth and is a step backwards for Canada's child rights record, ...

UN Slams Canada On Child Rights

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - United Nations officials say they're concerned vulnerable Canadian children may be falling through the cracks of a fractious federal system t...

Canada Accused Of 'Complicity' In Torture In UN Report

CBC | Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada

In a biting report issued Friday, the United Nations Committee Against Torture condemns what it calls Canadian "complicity" in torture an...

UN Food Envoy Slams Canada

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The UN's right-to-food envoy is raising the alarm about hunger and poor diets in Canada, but the federal government says he is wasting his br...