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What Trudeau's Win Means for Canadian Foreign Policy

After weeks of fierce campaigning, not much changed after Canada's snap election. What can the Trudeau government accomplish in a third term when it comes to foreign policy?
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gambled on a snap election that left him in power, but without a majority in Parliament. With an election behind him, can he make progress on the critical foreign policy issues his government must tackle—from COVID-19 to multilateral engagement—during his third term? Canadian political scientists Roland Paris and Jennifer Welsh join Deep Dish to explain why it’s time for a reset on Canadian foreign policy.  

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About the Experts
Professor of International Affairs and Director of the Graduate School of Public, International Affairs at the University of Ottawa
Roland Paris
Roland Paris is Professor of International Affairs and Director of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa, Associate Fellow of Chatham House, and former Senior Advisor on Global Affairs and Defense to the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau.
Roland Paris
Canada 150 Research Chair in Global Governance and Security, McGill University
Jennifer Welsh
Jennifer Welsh is the Canada 150 Research Chair in Global Governance and Security at McGill University. From 2013-2016, she served as the Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, on the Responsibility to Protect.
Jennifer Welsh
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Council expert Brian Hanson
Brian Hanson is the Vice President of Studies at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs with expertise in policy and politics. He oversees the Council's research operations and hosts the weekly podcast, Deep Dish on Global Affairs.
Council expert Brian Hanson

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