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The Canadian Global Affairs Institute was created to address the ongoing discrepancy between what Canadians need to know about Canadian international activities and what they do know. Historically, Canadians tend to think of foreign policy – if they think of it at all – as a matter of trade and markets. They are largely unaware, however, of the importance of Canada engaging internationally in the ongoing struggle to maintain a world that is friendly to the free flow of goods, services, people and ideas across borders and the promotion of human rights. Canadians are largely unaware of the connection between a prosperous and free Canada and a world of globalization and liberal internationalism. When the world economy is constrained for whatever reason, Canada feels the pinch. It is, therefore, important for Canada to strive for a world that is safe, politically stable and prosperous.

The Canadian Global Affairs Institute believes that Canada is a nation with significant international potential. The world is changing quickly and not necessarily for the better; therefore, new thinking is required to face new challenges. The Canadian Global Affairs Institute is an independent organization drawing on the best talent from both academia and the “real” world to provide rigorous analysis of, and workable ideas for, Canada’s international involvement. 

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THE CGAI PODCAST NETWORK

China's Rise as a Rule Maker and Tech Empire

August 19, 2019

(feat. Colin Robertson and Stephen Nagy)



Women Influencing Foreign Policy

August 7, 2019

(feat. Stephen Saideman, Stefanie von Hlatky, Meaghan Shoemaker, and Sylvia Basheykin)



Canada's mission in Iraq

August 16, 2019

(feat. Dave Perry and Colin Keiver)



EXPERTS IN THE MEDIA

Britain’s poor pay for trade negotiators hampered recruitment of Canadian trade officials

by Neil Moss (featuring Anthony Cary), The Hill Times, August 19, 2019

Making CSIS ‘smarter’ at counter-terrorism easier said than done

by Phil Gurski (featuring Michael Nesbitt), The Hill Times, August 19, 2019

Hong Kong Protests Grow

by Jennifer Burke (featuring Colin Robertson), CTV News, August 19, 2019

Liberals unveil $3B sole-source deal for armoured vehicles ahead of election

by Lee Berthiaume (featuring Dave Perry), The Toronto Star, August 17, 2019


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