Two Freedoms: A bold call for a Canadian foreign policy that advances the basic freedoms that enable peace, stability, development, and security.
What ends should a democratic country’s foreign policy serve? Avoiding diplomatic disputes? Keeping allies happy? Promoting national and global security? While a qualified yes is the logical answer to all of these secondary questions, Two Freedoms argues for something more, something that reflects Canada’s commitment, at home and abroad, to the two key freedoms: freedom from want and freedom from fear.
Civility and Prosperity: The Canadian Challenge
Hugh Segal shares his profound belief that in these times of uncertainty we must focus on normal rhythms, activities and cycles. We may be at war with a terrorist threat at home and abroad. But giving up on the balance and equilibrium is a way of surrendering – which we must not do. Our business leaders’ duty to the rest of us, and to the effort to contribute to economic stability and confidence, is real. Our capacity to contribute to the effort is in the end related to our ability to contribute to social justice and equality of opportunity, both of which depend utterly on our ability to generate wealth.
National Security, Public Interest & How We Govern – A Time for Innovation
In this presentation, Hugh review the issues, problems and challenges the Government of Canada must address in the pursuit of national and security interests. he discusses why we need to have a permanent structure with independent research capacity and permanent staff to engage on national security.
Healthcare in Canada
In this presentation, Hugh Segal explores the questions facing Healthcare in Canada. What are the prospects for real, improvement in our health care delivery system? How can provinces and Ottawa be reconciled towards a more collaborative effort? What can health professionals do to help facilitate this greater engagement?
Defence Associations Institute | Vimy Award
Order of Canada