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The winner takes it all? An analysis of the impact of Trump presidency on  the Canadian economy

The winner takes it all? An analysis of the impact of Trump presidency on the Canadian economy

| February 17, 2017

by Corina Lozovan After Mr. Trump was elected the President of United States, a plethora of analysis was published, predicting big changes and most of them detrimental not only domestically but also internationally. Canada, its close neighbor, will certainly feel the effects of these elections, particularly its economy, which is one of the countries most […]

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Mining in the Far North; Impressions of Yellowknife, NWT

Mining in the Far North; Impressions of Yellowknife, NWT

| February 17, 2017

  In the far North of Canada, lies a territory that is not in the news regularly. Many people don’t know of its capital, or much else about it. Northwest Territories is one of the three territories making up the Canadian north. With a population of roughly 43,000 residents, it is the most populous territory […]

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Argentina’s Conundrum: To Default or Not to Default?

Argentina’s Conundrum: To Default or Not to Default?

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Dr. Manish Sinha Argentina has defaulted eight time in its 198-year history. Following the tortuous but ultimately avoidable default of Argentina on its national debt, its second in twelve years, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) urged governments to revisit the way sovereign bond contracts are structured. At the heart of its malcontent was the […]

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The Intellectual Battle Against ISIS

The Intellectual Battle Against ISIS

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum The destruction of terrorist groups is not enough to bring lasting peace The global financial crisis taught the world how profoundly interdependent our economies have become. In today’s crisis of extremism, we must recognize that we are just as interdependent for our security, as is clear in the current […]

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Can Ukraine Cope with the Burden of EU Conditionality?

Can Ukraine Cope with the Burden of EU Conditionality?

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Giorgio Buttironi The European and Ukrainian Parliaments ratified the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement on 16th September 2014, during simultaneous signing sessions in Strasbourg and Kiev. Besides initiating a process of convergence between regulatory systems and cooperation over several policy areas, this deal sets out the establishment of a free trade area from 31st December 2015, […]

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Canada-Turkic World Relations Revitalizes

Canada-Turkic World Relations Revitalizes

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

“We can observe solid improvements if all actors are involved in process and strive to make a positive change.” Bridging Ottawa to Astana, Toronto to Istanbul, Montreal to Bishkek and Vancouver to Baku. BN Magazine Interviewed Vusal Babashov, Vice President of the Anatolian Heritage Federation Q: Anatolian Heritage Federation held the first Turkic Canadian Convention last […]

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European Elections 2014:  Same Old Novelty

European Elections 2014: Same Old Novelty

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Giorgio Buttroni “The ritual might be different in appearance, but the substance of the process remains unchanged” Just before the polls, I took the liberty of analys- ing the upcoming elections for the European Par- liament in this magazine. Besides sharing some common facts, I also illustrated the novelties in the upcoming election following […]

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The Right to Be Forgotten: Protecting Privacy or Infringing Freedom of Information?

The Right to Be Forgotten: Protecting Privacy or Infringing Freedom of Information?

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Umit Utku Mario Costeja González filed a complaint in 2010 with the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) against three principal parties: La Van- guardia Ediciones SL (a Spanish Daily News- paper), Google Spain and Google Inc. When his name was researched on the popular search engine, two specific items contained an attach – ment […]

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Ottawa Turkic Convention

Ottawa Turkic Convention

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

“The convention is not only important for establishing much needed business contacts in newly emerging sectors of interest to Canadian investors; it also serves a crucial role as a forum for cultural and social discourse.”   Isa Topbas Canada is a country that is renowned in the international arena for its multicultural democracy, peacekeeping and […]

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Interview with Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Canada  Mr. Konstantin Zhigalov for BN Magazine

Interview with Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Canada Mr. Konstantin Zhigalov for BN Magazine

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Canada and Kazakhstan on Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy.   Canadian partners to discover new opportunities for cooperation and investment in the fast growing and developing Kazakhstan.   Q: 2012 marked 20 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and Canada. How is this relationship developing today?   The results […]

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