Geography and Canada’s National Interests

How does Canada’s geographic position—and in particular our geostrategic location—determine the scope of Canadian national interests today? In Canada, there is a deep divide over the relationship between geopolitics and Canada’s national interests. Yet while Canadians have tended to see their country’s geographic isolation as a source of security, the emerging pressures of changes in … More Geography and Canada’s National Interests

Back to the Past? Canada and a Not-So-New World

Keynote address to the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS), Montréal, 14 November 2019 Let me begin by thanking Chris Kirkey and the Centre for the Study of Canada at the State University of New York, Plattsburgh, the sponsors of this ACSUS lunch, for asking me to speak to you today on Canada … More Back to the Past? Canada and a Not-So-New World