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Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc speaks to reporters in the foyer of the House of Commons in Ottawa on June 3, 2024. LeBlanc is tight-lipped following the release of a report that says unnamed MPs have participated in foreign interference in Canadian politics. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Murky details: Why the federal government must divulge which MPs conspired with foreign powers

If Canada’s political leaders want the public to trust them, they need to trust citizens with foreign interference information contained in a recent security and intelligence report.
Commissioner Justice Marie-Josée Hogue makes her way to the stage to deliver remarks on the interim report of the Public Inquiry into Foreign Interference in Federal Electoral Processes and Democratic Institutions on May 3, 2024. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

New commission sheds light on how diaspora communities are impacted by foreign interference

The perspectives of people from diaspora communities on how to stop foreign interference must be part of Canada’s electoral landscape so that Canadian democracy remains resilient.
Federal Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino said a registry of foreign agents would protect Canadians and bolster efforts to address foreign interference. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Concerned about foreign interference in Canada? An ‘enemy agent’ registry is not the answer

Political pressure is mounting on the federal government to launch a registry of foreign agents. But a history of racial discrimination is reason to be cautious.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks with Chinese leader Xi Jinping after taking part in the closing session at the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Indonesia in November 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Tackling Chinese interference: What lessons can Canada learn from Australia?

Canada should examine Australia’s diplomacy-focused approach to China as it battles foreign interference.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference on Parliament Hill on Monday, March 6, 2023, announcing a probe into election interference. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

The Liberal government is in serious crisis mode on Chinese interference

Leaks about Chinese interference in Canadian elections isn’t just about politics — it’s also a deeply concerning national security crisis that raises questions about the legitimacy of our elections.
Rudd said Australia must once again become the international champion of the South Pacific nations: ‘The so-called 'Pacific step-up’ is hollow.‘ Lukas Coch/AAP

Kevin Rudd urges Australia to reduce its economic dependence on China

Launching journalist Peter Hartcher’s Quarterly Essay, Red Flag: Waking up to China’s challenge, Rudd said “we have become too China-dependent. We need to diversify further”.

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