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A Global meeting after North Korean missile launch

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that the United States and Canada will co-host a meeting focused on finding a non-military solution to the situation in North Korea after Pyongyang fired its latest ballistic missile. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced the international meeting in a statement after the ballistic missile launch, saying that diplomatic options with North Korea “remain

Can the Heralded Canadian Immigration System Withstand New Pressures?

Rachel Marsden, Canada’s quota-based immigration system was recently hailed by center-right French presidential candidate (and former Prime Minister) Francois Fillon as a shining example on the global stage. “I propose an immigration quota policy like Canada does,” Fillon said in a recent television appearance. Hear that, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau? Canada became a model

Does The Canadian Motion Condemning Islamophobia Put Free Speech In The Crosshairs?

Matt Vespa, While it doesn’t make it against the law, some are saying that the motion that condemns Islamophobia in Canada could lead to criticisms of the religion being viewed was acts of Islamophobia, which could muzzle free speech rights. M-103, which was passed on Thursday, states that the House Of Commons condemns “Islamophobia and all forms of

Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline

The Trump administration has issued a presidential permit to pipeline builder TransCanada to build the Keystone XL pipeline. White House press secretary Sean Spicer tweeted that President Donald Trump would discuss the pipeline later Friday morning. The State Department says that it determined that building Keystone serves the U.S. national interest. That’s the opposite conclusion

Here’s How to Establish a Merit-based Legal Immigration System

Helen Raleigh, At his first joint session speech, President Trump mentioned that the U.S. should have a merit-based legal immigration system similar to what Canada and Australia have. He’s right and I have advocated for this very same point for years. While the U.S. gives overwhelmingly preference to family reunion-based immigration, Canada and Australia give