Canadian Dimension: Canada helped destabilize Haiti. It’s time for us to back away

Canadian and Argentinian peacekeepers on foot patrol in Gonaives, Haiti following the overthrow of the country’s first democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Photo courtesy the Department of National Defence. During times of instability in Haiti, progressives both in the Caribbean nation and abroad often fear impending US military intervention. This

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Canadian Dimension: Does Canada’s unilateral sanctions regime violate international law?

According to CD columnist Yves Engler, Canada’s unilateral sanctions regime runs afoul of the principle of self-determination and people’s right to development. Photo from iStock. Is Canada breaking international law when it applies to unilateral coercive economic measures, commonly referred to as sanctions? Most countries and international law experts believe

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