BLOGS

Tomorrow, the defence ministers from six nations will meet in Paris to discuss an acceleration and intensification of the coalition's efforts against the Islamic State. Canada will not be present. What does this absence mean?

It is difficult to characterize 14 dead and 17 wounded as anything other than a shock to the United States. If Paris changed France, San Bernardino changes America.

At first, I thought the government was going to be tone-deaf to the entreaties of the military, of pundits, and premiers that the refugee airlift to Canada needed to be slowed down...

One month in, we're getting an idea of the new government's decision making.

When asked what is most likely to blow governments off course, Former UK PM, Harold Macmillan, is reputed to have answered "Events my boy, events."