The Heat: Canada’s foreign policy

The Heat

The Heat: Canada’s foreign policy

Canada ends its airstrikes in Syria as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues to cement his foreign policy agenda for the country. So what’s Canada’s new global strategy?

After nearly 10 years of a Conservative government in Canada, Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is charting his own course. He announced Canada will stop airstrikes against ISIL in Syria. Trudeau also pledged to re-engage with the United Nations, even boldly stating Canada’s desire to sit on the U.N. Security council.

To explain what’s on the agenda for Canada, CCTV’s Roee Ruttenberg reports.
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To explore Canada’s changing foreign policy landscape:

  • Paul Heinbecker is former Canadian ambassador to the United Nations.

The Heat: Canada’s foreign policy pt1

The Heat: Canada’s foreign policy pt1

Canada ends its airstrikes in Syria as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues to cement his foreign policy agenda for the country. So what’s Canada’s new global strategy? After nearly 10 years of a Conservative government in Canada, Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is charting his own course. He announced Canada will stop airstrikes against ISIL in Syria. Trudeau also pledged to re-engage with the United Nations, even boldly stating Canada's desire to sit on the U.N. Security council. To explain what's on the agenda for Canada, CCTV's Roee Ruttenberg reports. To explore Canada's changing foreign policy landscape: Paul Heinbecker is former Canadian ambassador to the United Nations.


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The Heat: Canada’s foreign policy pt2

The Heat: Canada’s foreign policy pt2

Canada ends its airstrikes in Syria as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues to cement his foreign policy agenda for the country. So what’s Canada’s new global strategy? After nearly 10 years of a Conservative government in Canada, Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is charting his own course. He announced Canada will stop airstrikes against ISIL in Syria. Trudeau also pledged to re-engage with the United Nations, even boldly stating Canada's desire to sit on the U.N. Security council. For more on Canada's shifting foreign policy strategy: Alise Mills is national executive director of Conservative Voice. Sheila Gervais is a former national director of the Liberal Party of Canada. Charles Doran is director of Canadian Studies at Johns Hopkins University.

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