Canada-U.S. Relations

“Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau talks pipeline politics” (The Toronto Star)

Bruce Campion-Smith (The Toronto Star): Justin Trudeau has renewed his party’s opposition to the Northern Gateway pipeline, pledged support for the Keystone XL project, but is withholding judgment on a third, controversial pipe to ship oil…

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“RCMP charge Syrian officer accused of torturing Maher Arar” (CBC News)

Editor’s Note: While this news may not seem overtly “political,” it is an important first in Canada. Torture a Canadian, says the RCMP, and consequences must follow. CBC News: RCMP have laid a charge in absentia against a Syrian…