The Signal Board
Welcome to The Signal Board, the CIC’s new blog platform. In this space, you will find a diverse array of content, from op-eds penned by CIC and external experts to interviews with policy makers and practitioners, and reviews of trending international affairs publications. The Signal Board aims to inform readers on key international affairs issues, spur public debate on those issues and highlight the work of the CIC.
This is a modified version of an article supported by the Department of National Defence ‘Mobilizing Insights in Defence and Security Targeted Engagement’ Grant, which appeared originally in Kristen Csenkey (ed.) “Simplifying Emerging Technologies: Risks and How to Mitigate Them”, Balsillie School of International Affairs, May 2020.
At the end of April 2020, just 10 Canadian civilian police officers and 25 military personnel were left on UN operations.
The lack of consideration for the Palestinian dilemma, as seen in Trump’s plan, is an oversight that Canada cannot ignore, and should be compelled to articulate
International eyes will soon turn to the 2023 Turkish presidential and parliamentary elections and whether President Erdoğan and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will continue in power.
COVID-19, a major failure of intelligence, is an opportunity for Canada to promote international collaboration in Foresight and Early Warning
In the aftermath of Covid-19, and even as it winds down, Canada faces the challenge and opportunity to strengthen its strategic intelligence and foresight capabilities.
The former Canadian ambassador to the United States who redefined Canada’s brand in Washington has died at 92.
Canada needs to turn to local action in order to address global challenges. Doing so will make a better contribution to a tumultuous world than would international busy-ness.
Jon Allen is currently a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Canadian International Council, a Diplomat in Residence at Fulbright Canada and a Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto. He is engaged in research and writing on tax...
On January 20th, CIC President and Research Director spoke with 900 CHML of Hamilton on the extradition hearing of Meng Wanzhou that was set to start that day.
Canada must honestly examine how despite tensions with China, it can improve its commercial success to address the systemic trade imbalance.
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