The leaders meeting in Germany’s Bavaria state are searching for ways to support Ukraine in defending itself against Russia.
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There is perhaps no G7 country with as clean a political culture as Canada’s. This is changing as campaign finance safeguards fall.
During his speech to the Dutch Parliament last Friday, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau argued that disinformation poses a threat to democracy.
COVID-19 is driving up mail-in voting in Canada ahead of Sep. 20 poll and the complicated registration process may dissuade voters.
For campaign finance laws to be effective, they have to be able to limit donations and spending and promote transparency.
If dissident Saudi blogger Raif Badawi is granted Canadian citizenship it would offer him new legal rights in his home country.
There can be no doubt whatsoever that America’s campaign finance regime is a wild west that diminishes the power of the many.
Despite having a strong campaign finance legislation, Canada needs to reinforce its political process by reining in the influence of cash.
A decade ago, as part of his stand-up act, a Canadian comedian began telling a joke about a disabled young singer.
China is taking a deep dive to global domination. However, its ideological rivals, the Western democracies, are somewhat blind to Beijing’s global ambition.