Author: CIC Editorial Staff

Germany and Canada can work together to reinforce democratic values

The visit of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz this week is one the most important diplomatic opportunities for a Canadian prime minister in years. Amid disruption to global norms as well as growing challenges to democracy, Canada and Germany have increasingly bonded in shared commitment to protecting and reinforcing both the rules-based order on which international security depends and on human rights.

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Le fiasco afghan

Ils avaient de l’eau jusqu’aux genoux. L’eau sale d’un canal d’égout, où ils s’entassaient dans l’espoir d’accéder à l’aéroport de Kaboul. Certains portaient du rouge, comme des responsables canadiens le leur avaient conseillé ; c’était une façon d’être repérés à travers le chaos.

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CIC Vancouver: How to End Homophobic Laws Across the Globe

On August 1, 2019, the CIC Vancouver, in partnership with Pride Vancouver, held a public speaking event on How to End Homophobic Laws Across the Globe. Jason Jones explained how his legal victory in Jones v. Trinidad and Tobago helped set the precedent for India in getting homosexuality decriminalized, thereby guaranteeing freedom for over 50 million Indian LGBTQ2+ citizens.

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CIC Victoria: Vancouver Island University Model United Nations Conference 2019

On 8-9 March 2019, students at Vancouver Island University (VIU), joined by students from local high schools, held a very successful Model United Nations (MUN) conference in Nanaimo, British Columbia. the conference commenced with a key note speech by Dr. Chris Kilford, President of CIC Victoria. Chris was joined by CIC Victoria Executive Committee member, Gerry Thompson. Gerry is the CIC Victoria, VIU liaison officer, and later in the day he had the honour to present a donation of $500 from CIC Victoria to the conference organizers

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