Post Tagged with: "Canada"

Colonial Animality: Canadian Colonialism and the Human-Animal Relationship

Colonial Animality: Canadian Colonialism and the Human-Animal Relationship

De-anthropocentricizing ventures that do not decolonize are perilous, for neither non-human nor human colonial subjects can be ‘recognized’ into liberation.

Multiculturalism at the Crossroads: Learning Beyond the West

Multiculturalism at the Crossroads: Learning Beyond the West

The goal of multiculturism is to improve on peace, tolerance, and respect across differences whether small or great no matter where one begins or where one is going.

‘What Goes on in the Coffin’: Border Knowledges in North American Literature

‘What Goes on in the Coffin’: Border Knowledges in North American Literature

Indigenous knowledges are a vital pillar of the North American imaginary, yet highlight the processes of exclusion making them invisible to literature.

Student Feature – Middle Powers in International Relations

Student Feature – Middle Powers in International Relations

Middle power theorising can draw on a long and important intellectual history, emphasising the potential for states desiring middle power recognition to become good global citizens in a globalizing world.

Canada’s Audacious Refugee Response

Canada’s Audacious Refugee Response

The Canadian approach shows the possibility of a future for thousands of Syrian youth through resettlement, as important as any other effort to confront the Syrian war.

Evolving Canadian Multilateralism

Evolving Canadian Multilateralism

Every state’s foreign policy should be designed to maximize security and pursue national interests. But Canada’s current approach may not lead to the desired outcomes.

Sacrificing Defence for Votes in Canada

Sacrificing Defence for Votes in Canada

The recent announcement that Canadian defence capital spending planning for the coming year would be delayed is yet another major blow to Canada’s defence strategy.

What Does the Zombie Apocalypse Reveal About Canada-US Relations?

What Does the Zombie Apocalypse Reveal About Canada-US Relations?

Pat Martin’s jokes about emergency measures to combat a potential ‘zombie invasion’ are rich with subtext, challenging the conservative Americanisation of Canadian political culture.

Defending Canada in 2013

Defending Canada in 2013

As a new year dawns, Canada should accept that the strategies and doctrines of the last 20 years do not apply to the current global context. Relying on outdated concerns makes little sense in 2013 and beyond.

Wanted: A Coherent Canadian Foreign Policy

Wanted: A Coherent Canadian Foreign Policy

Between 2006 and 2011, Stephen Harper’s “Restrained Pragmatism” was a shift towards a realist foreign policy strategy, but now he appears lost and this poses risks for Canada in the international state system.

Is the Independence Issue Back on the Agenda in Quebec?

Is the Independence Issue Back on the Agenda in Quebec?

Quebecers may be hesitant to accept complete independence for Quebec. But even if Quebec sovereignty is currently not the vibrant force that it used to be, the larger question of Quebec’s place in the Canadian federation remains unresolved.

Is Quebec’s Call for Sovereignty Still a Vibrant Force Today?

Is Quebec’s Call for Sovereignty Still a Vibrant Force Today?

There is little likelihood of Quebec sovereignty in the near future. Current polls put support for sovereignty near 30%, and opposition to a third referendum close to 70%. Regardless, Quebec’s assertive nationalism will remain a vibrant force indefinitely.

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