Surge of U.S. troops in Afghanistan will take weight off Canadians, allow more reconstruction, training
With today's budget, the Conservatives will try to resuscitate the economy with a wave of spending and tax cuts, joining other governments in turning on the taps in an effort to get ailing economies back on their feet
Harper could take some tips from Obama about how to convince people he has a viable plan to aid economic recovery
"Rock stars," asked Homer Simpson, with his customary sagacity, "is there anything they don't know?" Only these days, of course, it's not just rockers but movie stars and businessmen - and indeed anyone with an above-average public profile - who, for one reason or another, are intent on telling the rest of us how the world should be changed for the better.
As second-in-command at the United Nations from 1998 until 2006, former UN Deputy Secretary-General Louise Frechette has watched the world become a village. With economies more integrated than ever before, few can rival her grasp on global governance and commerce.
Canada's once booming oil sands industry is cooling fast as the plunging oil price undermines investment.