Episode 36

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21st Jun 2021

NLR Minute 6/21 - Senate Seat Sellout & North Americanism is Dead

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Friday brought a lot of drama for the Canadian Labour Congress as outgoing President Hassan Yussuf used his departure to attack the NDP. Was it just an act to the Liberals he’s a loyalist in a play for a Senate seat?

In a new piece in the Globe & Mail, Lawrence Martin bemoans the “retreat of North Americanism” as Ottawa and Washington seemingly grow further apart. Is it a bad thing? What does it mean for Canadian internationalism?

Today is National Indigenous People’s Day. How can we take today to move towards reconciliation?

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