Wednesday Night #1644
September 4, 2013, No Comments

What Raoul Wallenberg Can Teach Us About Syria During his brief stopover in Stockholm today, President Obama made a symb ...

Arctic Meltdown: Economic and Security Implications of Global Warming
August 22, 2013, No Comments

Northeast Passage: Russia Moves to Boost Arctic Shipping This year has seen a record number of ships pass through the No ...

Wednesday Night #1641
August 14, 2013, No Comments

The fallout from Babel, uninterrupted since Biblical times, with various interpretations of the will of the Deity duplic ...

Wednesday Night #1640
August 7, 2013, 1 Comment

Catherine Gillbert read a delightful essay from The Guardian Weekly about salons. Let’s seek inspiration from Doro ...

Arctic Exploitation
July 11, 2013, 1 Comment

Who Owns the Arctic? A Stocktaking of Territorial Disputes (NYT) The Arctic Council agreed on Wednesday to expand to inc ...

Wednesday Night #1634
June 25, 2013, No Comments

The good news is that Montreal again has a mayor  (our third in seven months) – the bad news is that it isn’t N ...

Wednesday Night #1633
June 19, 2013, No Comments

The Scribe’s reflections This week`s salon witnessed a sad discussion on the depth and breadth of emphasis on rela ...

Wednesday Night #1615
February 13, 2013, 1 Comment

In the absence of David Kilgour, who had to return to Ottawa, Robert Cutler ably presented David’s views on trade ...

Global Economy 2012
December 31, 2012, 2 Comments

Foreign Policy Economy issue January/February 2012 Debt-ridden and hidebound, Europe may be on the verge of a painful br ...

Canada & the Arctic 2008-2012
December 27, 2012, 2 Comments

…the first principle of Arctic sovereignty is: Use it or lose it – Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Resolute Bay, ...