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Rideau Institute President Peggy Mason spoke to CBC Radio One listeners across the country Sunday about the Canadian military’s current involvement in an airstrike mission in Iraq, the need for a political and humanitarian strategy, and where the mission will be in six months. To learn more, read the blog post and listen to the interview.




Canadian silence on nuclear issues becoming deafening

The 2019 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., assesses current troubling trends in nuclear non-proliferation, arms control and disarmament.  Among the more than 800 attendees was former Canadian Disarmament Ambassador Paul Meyer: The conference provides an unrivalled platform for policy wonks to take the pulse of current strategic postures and programs….The gloomy atmosphere […]

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Will peaceful democratic change prove possible in Algeria? What next in Venezuela?

Hundreds of thousands of people protested in central Algiers on Friday in the biggest demonstration against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s 20-year ...

CSO Open Letter to PM on review of Saudi arms deal and update on gun control in Canada

  On 5 March 2019 a large group of civil society organizations including the Rideau Institute released to the media and ...