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Delayed campaign hurt Canada’s chances against Ireland and Norway, he says.
In a contest against Ireland and Norway, Canada came out empty-handed.
It won't be easy.
It's a steeplechase till June 2020.
The vote doesn't take place until 2020, but the race has already started.
John Baird's name also appears in the New York Times ad.
There are good reasons for Palestinians and many others to be frustrated with international mechanisms for social justice. But what the world witnessed at the UNSC on Friday may be a case of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s observation that "the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice."
Many of the possible missions the Canadian government is considering carry great risks.
Unless the world unites as a federation, as a whole, it will be very difficult to stop our future generations to suffer calamities on a proportion which this globe has never been exposed to before. One example is climate change. New models now predict the possibility of flooding occurring at major cities at a much faster pace than was thought before.
Canada has historically been a leading voice for international accountability. Mass violence and mass atrocities being committed in Syria, Ukraine, the Central African Republic and North Korea suggest that states are falling short of their obligations. Expectations are not being met. Canada can and should resuscitate its leadership on this front.