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Harper stakes firm position on Syria, debt repayment at G20

PM says Canada will lower debt-to-GDP ratio to 25% by 2021<p>Prime Minister Stephen Harper is taking a firm position on two controversial issues at this …

International politics play out in tense Putin, Obama meeting

Vladimir Putin stood alone on a white carpet in front of the sun-drenched Constantine palace, pleasantly welcoming one smiling leader after another as they emerged like clockwork in a steady parade of black Mercedes limos.<p>But when President Barack Obama arrived last in his large black Cadillac, the …

Russia

Canada to increase aid to Syrian people, Baird says

Canada is preparing to increase humanitarian aid for the war-ravaged Syrian people.<p>Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird – who has ruled out a military contribution to any Western air strikes on Syria – said Canada intends to play a larger role in helping affected civilians in Syria and Syrian …

G-20 Summit

Why Harper has to ‘walk on eggshells’ with PQ’s secular charter

<i>Politics Insider delivers premium analysis and access to Canada's policymakers and politicians. Visit the</i> Politics Insider homepage <i>for insight available only to subscribers.</i><p>The Harper government is waiting for concrete proposals before taking a firm stand on the Parti Québécois' upcoming Charter of …

'Dutch disease' builds healthier economy, economist says

Economist Stephen Gordon argues resource boom strengthened manufacturing sector in Canada<p>The concept behind "Dutch disease" — the idea that a …