Foreign Affairs

Harper government slashes Canadian Studies funding for U.S. universities

The federal government has supported Canadian education abroad for over 30 years, but now universities across the U.S. are being refused funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs.

China and Canada: where do we stand?

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit to China has put the spotlight on trade and foreign affairs. Here’s an explainer on where we stand with the powerful Asian nation.

No new Canadian bid for UN Security Council: Baird

After Canada's defeat last year, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says the country will not mount a new campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council.

Baird says no new UN Security Council campaign after historic Canadian loss

After Canada's defeat last year, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says the country will not mount a new campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council.

Canadian government evacuates Canadians from Fukushima Daiichi radiation zone

As Czech, French, and US planes flew into Japan today to evacuate nationals, Canada sent buses to take Canadians away from radiation-threatened areas in northeastern Japan. But Canada has stopped...