Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Political Studies in the News: March 21st- March 27th, 2021

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Monday, March 22nd

Globe and Mail: Outsourcing our foreign intelligence gathering puts Canadians at risk

In his co-written op-ed. Dr. Leuprecht says Canada is the only major democracy without its own foreign intelligence service, and we need to update the CSIS's ability to collect foreign intelligence.

Tuesday, March 23rd

cbcnews.ca: 'An impossible choice to make': A Montreal woman's push to repatriate her niece from Syrian camp

Dr. Amarasingam says the moral thing for Canada to do is to bring back Canadians from Syria, then provide support for the children who were born there, through no fault of their own.

Toronto Star: Ontario to reveal budget Wednesday, spending will focus on COVID-19 recovery

Winnipeg Free Press: Ontario to reveal budget Wednesday, spending will focus on COVID-19 recovery

ctvnews.ca: Ontario to reveal budget Wednesday, spending will focus on COVID-19 recovery

CP24: Ontario to reveal budget Wednesday, spending will focus on COVID-19 recovery

PhD Candidate Robbins-Kanter says he doesn’t expect Ontario will chart a path to balance the budget since a third wave of COVID-19 is underway.

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