Fostering Canada-Europe Transatlantic Dialogues

Doug Saunders - European and North American lessons in removing barriers to integration and inclusion - Video presenation

Doug Saunders presents his insights on immigration settlement strategies and best practices of integration in Europe and Canada . What are successful strategies and approaches to the integration of immigrants? This presentation was filmed in Ottawa on December 6th 2017 during a Borders in Globalization conference. The event was co funded by the...
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Christian Leuprecht - Global migration: Security issues and sustainable strategies

Christian Leuprecht, Royal Military College of Canada and Queen’s University, in an interview on global migration: what could a sustainable strategy include when coping with mass migration in future? This video clip was produced during the Borders in Globalization Conference in Ottawa, December 2017.
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Europe’s populist surge – Italy’s move to the right

March 4th, 2018 - by Oliver Schmidtke , Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria The initial exit polls indicate what many commentators have predicted for the Italian elections: The country has moved to the right. The first predictions of the election results show a decisive loss for the currently ruling Democratic Party and substantial...
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Populist looking to make gains in Italian Election

March 1st, 2018 - by Julian M Campisi , PhD Candidate in Political Science at York University If current trends and polls are replicated in this weekend’s elections, Italians might find themselves with a coalition of Berlusconian neo-populists at the helm. After a tumultuous 2016 electoral season with surprising results for Brexit, Trump, and...
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How did Polish decommunization policy from the late 90s became a “Holocaust Bill” in 2018?

February 8, 2018 - by Iryna Matiyenko , University of Victoria No, there is no “Holocaust bill” in Poland, however international media have put it this way. What happens in Poland today needs a clarification because the focus of the United States and Israel media and public officials are shifting global attention away from the process of...
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Catalan Crisis

Jan 15th, 2018 - by César Arjona, Professor at ESADE Law School in Barcelona On October the 1st 2017, years of conflict between the Catalan and the Spanish authorities reached its peak. The official and legitimate Catalan government had formally called for a vote on independence that day. The official and legitimate Spanish government had...
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