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WHO is a vital international organization we all must defend

April 20, 2020

We commend Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for joining with other G7 leaders in support of the WHO and its vital role in confronting the pandemic and call for that support to include appropriate additional funding.

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Updates on global ceasefire, sanctions relief and new global priorities

April 13, 2020

Canada’s welcome initiative to build international support for a global ceasefire lacks credibility so long as we keep fanning the flames of conflict in Yemen through our continued arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

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Unpublished Café Podcast features RI President Peggy Mason on N95 Mask Controversy

April 7, 2020

Veteran Ottawa journalist Ed Hand interviews University of Ottawa professor Amir Attaran and Rideau Institute President Peggy Mason on the implications – domestic and international – of the shocking Trump administration decision to block the export of N35 medical-grade masks destined for Canada.

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Sanctions relief, rethinking global priorities and Mel Watkins In Memoriam

April 6, 2020

Brilliant left wing economist Mel Watkins, a former RI Board member, warned us of the corrosive effect that multinational corporate power would have on our democracies.

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