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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Regan Boychuk

Regan Boychuk lives in Calgary, where he researches Canadian foreign policy.

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A History of Hypocrisy

Canadian complicity links U.S. Cold War torture with cases like Maher Arar’s May 2008
I. To judge by the statements of government officials, Canada is—as it should be—staunchly opposed to torture. Just over two decades ago, Canada became one of the first countries to ratify the United Nations Convention against Torture, adopting an absolute ban on “any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a…