Highlights / G7

International, Politics

What Canadians think of world leaders

(public commenting open on all RCI  stories-scroll to bottom to post or read comments of others) Leaders of the world’s G7 countries are gathering in Canada this week for the G7 Summit. It is expected as usual that cordiality among »

International, Politics

G7 meeting in Canada, Trudeau defends costs

Meeting with reporters, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended the heavy costs of hosting the G7 meeting in a small town in the province of Quebec on June 8-9, 2018. Because Canada holds the G7 presidency this year, the government has »

International, Politics

G7 experts meet in Quebec ahead of the Charlevoix Summit

Representatives from think-tanks and academia from G7 members and other countries have gathered at Université Laval in Quebec City for the Think7 (T7) Summit organized by the Hautes études internationales (HEI) ahead of the upcoming G7 leaders’ summit hosted by »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics, Society

Canada proposes international plastics reform

Canada will host the upcoming G7 meeting in Quebec City this June.  One of the things expected to be proposed by Canada during the gathering is a “plastics charter” The European Union already has a plan to require that at »

International, Politics

G7 ministers address ‘strategic threat’ to democracy

Security ministers from the G7 countries discussed how to address the “strategic threat” of attempts by foreign powers to undermine democratic values and institutions through propaganda and disinformation at their meeting in Toronto this week. Representatives of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, »