Mark Collins – Canadian Election: Leaders Debate Foreign Policy on TV

Although there was little substantive discussion of policy, rather mostly posturing instead.  Also a lot of blather about Canadian “values” and a lot of focus on actually domestic issues (e.g. revoking citizenship)–at Milnews.ca:

Federal Election 2015


Still much better than the previous TV debates.  More here.  There was, predictably, no consideration of any real sort of the matters raised at this post yesterday:

Canadian Election and the Military: Who Stands on Guard for Thee?


Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; he tweets @Mark3Ds 

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7 thoughts on “Mark Collins – Canadian Election: Leaders Debate Foreign Policy on TV”

  1. Video: Glavin, Byers, Stein on debate:

    More on Prof. Byers:

    “The Canadian Forces, or, The Byers Disarmament Plan”
    https://cgai3ds.wordpress.com/2015/07/08/mark-collins-the-canadian-forces-or-the-byers-disarmament-plan/

    “Afghanistan, the CF, and the Peril of Canada Research Chairs”
    http://www.cdfai.org.previewmysite.com/the3dsblog/?p=186

    In fact only one CF member was killed during the Afghan training-only mission 2011-14, on Oct. 29, 2011:
    http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/05/09/canadian-death-toll-afghanistan_n_5296158.html

    Mark Collins

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