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International, Politics

Canada to have ‘strong voice’ with or without UN Security Council seat: Trudeau

Canada will remain a major player on the international scene no matter whether it gets elected to the United Nations Security Council or not, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday as the country awaited results of the closely watched vote »

International, Politics

Trudeau congratulates Boris Johnson on his victory

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Friday on his electoral victory, as the Conservatives won a commanding majority in Parliament. The Conservative Party under Johnson’s leadership got 365 seats in the House of Commons, its best »

International, Politics

Canada calls for calm in Bolivia

Canada called on Bolivian political and social actors to “exercise restraint and avoid violence and confrontation” Monday, as the country was plunged into a constitutional limbo following the resignation of the country’s first Indigenous president and all of his likely »

Federal election 2019, International, Politics

Social media and the battle over political adverts

Social media has become a battleground for political parties especially during election campaigns. Now two of the giants have taken completely different attitudes. One will ban all political partisan adverts, the other will allow them and with no fact checking. »


Canada calls for runoff vote in contested Bolivian election

“Deeply concerned” by reports of election irregularities in Bolivia, Canada has joined the United States and its European allies in calling for a runoff vote in the South American country and warning that otherwise it will not recognize the results »

International, Politics

How, why, and for whom Canadians voted in the election

Last minute decisions, and a lesson for Americans? Two recent post election surveys in Canada came up with relatively similar results. According to a Leger poll, it seems up to a third of voters didn’t vote in favour of a »

L-R : Levon Sevunts, Lynn Desjardins, Marc Montgomery


The LINK Online, Oct.25,26,27,

Your hosts: Levon, Lynn, Marc (video of show at bottom) Arab World Festival-Montreal This weekend marks the start of the 20th year for the Arab World Festival,/ Festival du Monde Arabe  (FMA) in Montreal. The idea is to showcase elements »

Environment & Animal Life, Federal election 2015, Politics

Climate change will challenge new minority government

In Canada’s federal election, 63 per cent of voters chose parties with strong platforms on mitigating climate change. The Liberal Party will form the government but, since it does not have a majority of seats, it will have to seek »

Federal election 2019, Politics

Canada’s federal election leaves the country divided

The results are in and the Liberal party under Justin Trudeau has been re-elected, albeit leading a minority government this time. The results also show a country very divided with a the nationalist Bloc Quebecois party resurrected in the mostly »

Federal election 2019, Politics

No foreign interference detected in Canada’s federal election, officials say

Despite dire warnings in the run-up to the Oct. 21 federal election of possible foreign meddling in Canada’s democratic process, officials tasked with monitoring and preventing foreign interference did not “observe” any activity that merited sounding the alarm, according to »