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From Ebola to Syria, UN says more than 100 million people need aid

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Laura Payton
CBC News, Politics
"We now appear in the past four years to be seeing an upswing again in both the frequency and scale of violent conflict in different regions in the world," says Fen Osler Hampson, director of CIGI's Global Security & Politics Program.

Lagarde to Explain Her Role in French Legal Case to IMF’s Board

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Sandrine Rastello
Bloomberg
Domenico Lombardi, director of CIGI's Global Economy Program, comments on how the IMF's board will handle allegations of wrongdoing by the organization's Managing Director Christine Lagarde.

Will Canada continue to be an international peacekeeper and humanitarian?

Monday, August 25, 2014
CBC Books, CBC News
"Brave New Canada," a new book by CIGI Distinguished Fellow Fen Osler Hampson and Derek Burney, is reviewed by CBC Books.

How are you preparing for your retirement?

Thursday, August 21, 2014
Shawn Apel
Radio Noon Montreal, CBC Radio One
CIGI Senior Fellow Brett House joins Radio Noon in Montreal, on CBC Radio One, to discuss Bill 3 pension reform.

Pension Dispute

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Denise Roberts
CTV News Montreal
CIGI Senior Fellow Brett House discusses what should happen in Montreal's pension dispute.

Why global efforts to combat cybercrime are so difficult

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Drew Robb
Tech Page One
“An international organization is needed to help combat cybercrime because online criminal activity spans geographical borders with unparalleled freedom,” said Eric Jardine, research fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

The economics of Bill-3

Friday, August 15, 2014
Camille Ross
Global News
The proposed Bill-3 has angered municipal workers in Quebec, as it threatens to significantly change their pensions. CIGI Senior Fellow Brett House sits down with Camille Ross to discuss the economic impact of Bill-3.

An Arab Boom

Friday, August 15, 2014
The Agenda, TVO
In an interview with The Agenda, CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani discusses why she is optimistic about the Middle East's future.

Pensions 101

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Ainslie Maclellan
Daybreak, CBC Radio One
CIGI Senior Fellow Brett House discusses how public pensions in Quebec work and how they're changing.

Canada scrambled for data to back North Pole claims, documents show

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Alex Boutilier
Toronto Star
While CIGI Senior Fellow John Higginbotham sees value in the St-Laurent’s current mission, Higginbotham said there’s likely domestic politics being played around Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s push for more Arctic territory.

Les appels d'Obama

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Philippe Mercure
LA PRESSE
CIGI Research Assistant Simon Palamar comments on calls made by US President Barack Obama to foreign leaders.

Canada's first accusation against China

Friday, August 8, 2014
Sun News
CIGI Research Fellow James Manicom comments on Canada-China relations, and China in global affairs more broadly, in light of accusations of espionage and the detention of Canada's Kevin and Julia Dawn Garratt.