Time for Canada to Scrap Pearsonian Diplomacy?

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

As the rules-based international order faces unprecedented threats, what's Canada - a country that has thrived in traditional multilateralism - to do? Is it time to for Canada to abandon its historical "Pearsonian approach" to world diplomacy and focus more on power? To provide context, we invite: Ben Rowswell, president of the Canadian International Council; Jennifer Welsh, director of the Centre for International Peace and Security Studies at McGill University; and Lloyd Axworthy, chair of the World Refugee & Migration Council, and former foreign minister of Canada.
Episode:
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Aired:
Oct 15, 2020
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