A few words of advice to Marc Garneau about dealing with China: David Kilgour in the Ottawa Citizen

A former Canadian secretary of state for Asia-Pacific points to three issues the new foreign minister must deal with quickly, writes David Kilgour in the Ottawa Citizen. By David Kilgour, February 10, 2021 Dear Foreign Minister Garneau, Canadians generally want Canadian values, including respect for human dignity, to assume a major role in our dealings… Continue reading A few words of advice to Marc Garneau about dealing with China: David Kilgour in the Ottawa Citizen

John A. Macdonald Under Criticism: David Kilgour for Inside Policy

Let’s focus on the future, which is in our power to shape, not on the past, which can’t be changed, writes David Kilgour. By David Kilgour, September 2, 2020 John A. Macdonald, Canada’s first prime minister in 1867, was born in Glasgow, Scotland and emigrated to Kingston, Upper Canada in 1820. At the age of… Continue reading John A. Macdonald Under Criticism: David Kilgour for Inside Policy

COVID-19 proves WHO requires Taiwan participation: David Kilgour and Susan Korah in the Toronto Sun

It’s time for Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland and Health Minister Patty Hajdu to follow up with concrete action to ensure that Taiwan is invited to this year’s and all future meetings of the WHO, write David Kilgour and Susan Korah.  By David Kilgour and Susan Korah, May 1, 2020 The World Health Assembly, the… Continue reading COVID-19 proves WHO requires Taiwan participation: David Kilgour and Susan Korah in the Toronto Sun

It’s time for Canada to stand up for Taiwan’s democracy: David Kilgour and Susan Korah in the Ottawa Citizen

It’s time to be more assertive towards China and take a more principled stance in support of Taiwan, write David Kilgour and Susan Korah. By David Kilgour and Susan Korah, January 10, 2020 Canadian fascination with China and Taiwan began with missionaries in the 1880s. By the late 1950s, the Diefenbaker government had sought to market… Continue reading It’s time for Canada to stand up for Taiwan’s democracy: David Kilgour and Susan Korah in the Ottawa Citizen

On the 70th anniversary of communism, China’s bloody record only worsens: David Kilgour in Ottawa Citizen

Over two decades, China has been directing a vast network organ-harvesting from prisoners of conscience — primarily Falun Gong –– since 2001, but also from Tibetans, Christians and Muslim Uyghurs, writes David Kilgour. By David Kilgour, September 30, 2019 As China’s Communist Party marks 70 years in power as of Oct. 1, a recent Nanos opinion… Continue reading On the 70th anniversary of communism, China’s bloody record only worsens: David Kilgour in Ottawa Citizen

Whither the United States, Europe, and Iran: David Kilgour in the Epoch Times

With the drums of war sounding again, the most valuable thing the world’s democracies can do is to support Iranians in their non-violent quest to change their government and attempt to lower the diplomatic temperature in the region, writes David Kilgour.  By David Kilgour, July 5, 2019 Following acts of brinkmanship, President Trump prudently blocked… Continue reading Whither the United States, Europe, and Iran: David Kilgour in the Epoch Times