Executive Summary – Overview of the Canada–United States Safe Third Country Agreement

Disponible en français. Refugees are people who flee their countries because of a well-founded fear of persecution. Once refugees arrive in another country and seek asylum, international law protects them from being sent back to face serious threats. Of course, not all asylum claims are successful. Some asylum seekers may not meet the legal definition of…

Canada’s Relationship with the United States: Living with the Giant

Note: This publication was updated in February, 2020: Resilience and Strain: Canada–U.S. Relations in 2020 (Disponible en français : La relation canado-américaine : vivre à l’ombre d’un géant) As U.S. President John F. Kennedy said about the relationship between Canada and the United States, “Geography has made us neighbours. History has made us friends. Economics…