A former Canadian diplomat, Colin Robertson is Vice President and Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute and hosts its regular Global Exchange podcast. He is an Executive Fellow at the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy and a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. Robertson sits on the advisory councils of the Johnson-Shoyama School of Public Policy, North American Research Partnership, the Sir Winston Churchill Society of Ottawa and the Conference of Defence Associations Institute He is an Honorary Captain (Royal Canadian Navy) assigned to the Strategic Communications Directorate. During his foreign service career, he served as first Head of the Advocacy Secretariat and Minister at the Canadian Embassy in Washington and Consul General in Los Angeles, as Consul and Counsellor in Hong Kong and in New York at the UN and Consulate General. A member of the teams that negotiated the Canada-U.S. FTA and then the NAFTA, he is a member of the Deputy Minister of International Trade’s NAFTA Advisory Council and the North American Forum. He writes on foreign affairs for the Globe and Mail and he is a frequent contributor to other media. The Hill Times has named him as one of those that influence Canadian foreign policy, most recently in their 2018 'top forty'.
June 21, 2019(feat. David Perry and Harjit Sajjan)
June 24, 2019(feat. Colin Robertson, Daryl Copeland, Sarah Smith, and Gaston Barban)
by Murray Brewster (feat. Dave Perry), CBC News, June 22, 2019
by Julian Borger & Bethan McKernan (feat. Thomas Juneau), The Guardian, June 22, 2019
by Christian Paas-Lang (feat. Dave Perry), The Canadian Press, June 21, 2019
by Catherine Tunney (feat. Kelly Sundberg), CBC News, June 21, 2019
Vassy Kapelos (feat. Thomas Juneau), CBC News, June 21, 2019