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Question 13: Conclusion

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Initial statement

Canada should change its external policy so that our actions in the global community can more closely reflect the best parts of the heritage that we have inherited from our forebears.

This implies that we should be acting to make our country as sovereign and as strong as poss
laughton_david 2003-05-02 03:00:59
As activists whose primary focus is to extend and enhance democracy within Canada and throughout the world, we commend our government and Minister Graham for providing democratic input to Canada's foreign policy review. We attended the Vancouver townhall event, and found it to be a well intenti 1946 2003-05-02 02:55:54
I really appreciated the opportunity to engage in this discussion, it was democracy in action. I hope that Bill Graham and those who actually have a hand in shaping policy will read the responses here as well though.(make him read at least a few, don't just give him the gist of it) 1934 2003-05-01 23:10:33
Finally, world over-population exacerbates most of the globe's health, education and cultural problems, and nations need to develop foreign policies to address this. Education of women, and health-care that reduces infant mortality are known to be the most effective means of decreasing populati 1935 2003-05-01 22:27:39

The Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) is a coalition of approximately 100 voluntary sector organizations working to end poverty and to promote social justice and human dignity for all.

CCIC welcomes the opportunity to participate in the Department of Foreign
CCIC 2003-05-01 21:51:04
As an introduction, I was thankful to get the opportunity to speak for one minute at Ryerson last Friday. However, I was disappointed that my theme "an independent Canadian foreign policy" was not addressed by Bill Graham at all.

1. Canadians believe in cooperation, not just competitio
royb 2003-05-01 21:11:09
A Ministry of Public Witness of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada

Waterloo Lutheran Seminary w Waterloo, Ontario w N2L 3C5
Ph: 519-884-0710 ext 3907 w fax 519-725-2434 w email dpfrimme@wlu.ca

The Hon. Bill Graham
Minister of Foreign Affairs
LutheranOfficeforPublicPolicy 2003-05-01 21:10:56
April 30, 2003

William Graham
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Lester B. Pearson Building
125 Sussex Dr.
Ottawa, Ontario KIA OG2

Dear Mr. Graham:

In the response to the invitation outlined in A Dialogue on Foreign Policy, the General Council of The United Church of Canada would like to make
UnitedChurchofCanada 2003-05-01 21:10:48
KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives/Initiatives ścuméniques canadiennes pour la justice

A Response to the A Dialogue on Foreign Policy
Submitted to The Hon. Bill Graham
Minister of Foreign Affairs
May 1, 2003

There are moments in history when a crack in time seems to ope
KAIROS 2003-05-01 21:10:41
Three Cornerstones: Human Dignity, Solidarity and Subsidiarity
Contribution of the Episcopal Commission for Social Affairs of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops to the Dialogue on Foreign Policy, hosted by the Honourable Bill Graham, Minister of Foreign Affairs,
May 1, 2003.

“See, I
EpiscopalCommission 2003-05-01 21:10:32
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