The Arctic Council Under Canada’s Chairmanship

Thai Nguyen Economics, Resources and International Affairs Division As Canada’s 2013–2015 chairmanship of the Arctic Council comes to an end, the country hands that role over to the United States at the biennial Arctic Council ministerial meeting on 24–25 April 2015 in the Nunavut capital of Iqualuit. Nunavut MP Leona Aglukkaq, Canada’s minister responsible for the…

800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta

Julian Walker Legal and Social Affairs Division In June 2015, the Magna Carta will mark its 800th anniversary. This anniversary presents an opportunity for Canadians to reflect on how our fundamental legal principles have emerged, how they have endured, and how they continue to be put to the test in our modern society. The Magna…