Tag Archive for Yves Engler

Lester Pearson’s Peacekeeping – The Truth May Hurt

By Paul S. Graham
Lester B. Pearson has been dead for four decades, but his imagined legacy, that of international peacekeeper, remains one of the defining myths of the Canadian identity. Horrified by our murderous behavior in the occupation of Afghanistan and the bombings of Libya and the former Yugoslavia, the sainted [...]

Book Tour- Stop Signs: Cars and Capitalism on the Road to Economic, Social and Ecological Decay

[ July 7, 2011; 12:00 pm; ] Location: Manitoba Eco-Centre 3rd floor, 303 Portage Ave (Take elevator from Mountain Equipment Co-op)

Discussion with co-author Yves Engler
In North America, human beings have become enthralled by the automobile: A quarter of our working lives are spent paying for them; communities fight each other for the right to build more of them; our cities have been [...]

Why Canada lost its bid for a Security Council seat

by Yves Engler
In a stunning international rebuke Stephen Harper’s government lost its bid for a UN Security Council seat last week. The vote in New York was the world’s response to a Canadian foreign policy designed to please the most reactionary, shortsighted sectors of the Conservative Party’s base — evangelical Christian [...]

Dark side of Canada’s foreign policy exposed

Author critical of government, defence, mining industries, banks
By TAMARA LORINCZ, Halifax Chronicle Herald, May 31, 2009
The Canadian government supplied the uranium for the atomic bombs dropped on Japan in the Second World War. Ottawa supported South African apartheid by allowing trade and commerce with the racist government. With the support of our foreign service, Canadian [...]

The Black Book of Canadian Foreign Policy

[ June 11, 2009 7:00 pm to June 12, 2009 12:50 pm. ] Yves Engler, author of THE BLACK BOOK OF CANADIAN FOREIGN POLICY, available now from Fernwood Publishing, will speak in Winnipeg at

Mondragon Bookstore and Cafe, 91 Albert St., Thursday, June 11th, 2009 at 7 p.m.
Buchwald Room, Millennium Library, 251 Donald St, 2nd Floor, Friday, June 12th, from 12:10-12:50 p.m.

The Black Book of Canadian Foreign Policy [...]