Renewed Interest in Re-Engaging Iran ‘Coming Much too Late,’ Hoodfar’s Niece says

It’s been 100 days since the Iranian regime imprisoned Concordia University anthropologist Homa Hoodfar in the country’s notorious Evin Prison. As the Iranian Canadian Congress called on the Trudeau government to re-establish diplomatic ties with…

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Former Senator: More Aid, Military Capacity Needed

Canada’s foreign policy is caught in a precarious balancing act between the “sunny ways” of election promises and the realpolitik of weapons sales to countries with dubious human rights records. In his new book, Two…

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Taiwanese Canadians Pleased with Elections Back Home

Approximately 500 Taiwanese Canadians from Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver travelled to Taiwan to vote in the country’s recent presidential election.  They say they are proud of the democracy in their home country and value…

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Diaspora Sees Return of Hope Over Iran Deal

After months of intense negotiations, Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations (the United States, China, France, Russia and the United Kingdom), plus Germany, struck a deal. The six countries agreed to…

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Pulse: Western Europe – What You Didn’t Read in the Mainstream

While France remained a constant in the news at the top of 2015, with the Charlie Hebdo shooting being covered immensely, there are some stories from the Western Europe region that may have gone less…

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