As New Zealanders head to the polls this week, there are lessons for Canada in the country's electoral system — in particular how it gives Indigenous people a greater role in governing.
Never mind NAFTA -- Canada's quiet efforts to boost trade with China should be ringing alarm bells given Chinese human rights abuses, and raises questions about whether Beijing has demanded secrecy.
Media pundits are promoting Canada as exceptional in its tolerance and diversity but the truth is, Canadians have a tendency not to be not less racist than Americans, but to be less loud about it.
Mexico has traditionally been NAFTA's biggest loser. But Canada is at risk if the U.S. gets its way in removing a dispute settlement mechanism from the deal in the upcoming NAFTA renegotiations.
News organizations have a powerful role in informing the public about refugee and migrant issues. Research shows they've struggled to do so in a way that humanizes Syrian refugees.
Having the same number of Cabinet positions doesn't mean women have the same amount of power.
President Trump wants to renegotiate or eliminate NAFTA because of its impact on U.S. trade, but the accord is also a cornerstone of continental cooperation on security issues as well.
Over its history Canada has built itself through war and the memory of its wars. The country's recent military interventions are part of a struggle to define what the country stands for.
Beware the 'clasp and yank'.
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has decided to leave climate policy to the provinces, while forcing them to act.
Canada has been in the global doldrums for close to two decades, but now it's got a chance to get back in the game.
The Canadian PM's altercation in parliament reflects his manhandling of the political process, but do voters care?
The relationship between Canada's Aboriginal peoples and non-indigenous population has never been an equal one, even though the 1982 national constitution recognises Aboriginal rights.
It has taken years to get CETA in place, and it still doesn't work as intended.
Canadians are watching their new government tackle unprecedented reform in Indigenous affairs.
For better or for worse, various countries around the world charted a new course last year. What lies ahead for 2016?
Australia faces a remarkably similar list of challenges to Canada.
New Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau brings a very different face to climate talks in Paris. Will it project its oil extraction tradition or show global leadership on emissions cuts?
Two politicians known to oppose action on climate change – Canada's Stephen Harper and Australia's Tony Abbott – have been displaced. What does this say about climate as a voter issue?