Politics: World

Audio clips from world politics and historic political events.


2014-11-30 | Francophonie-Summit-Jean

Former governor general Michaelle Jean was named the first woman leader of la Francophonie. While the organization concentrated largely on...


2014-09-17 | Canada-Ukraine-Poroshenko

On September 17th, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrived on Parliament Hill to meet with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and address...


2014-01-20 | Harper-Israel

On January 20th, Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrived in Israel to kick off his inaugural visit to the Middle East,...


2013-10-18 | Canada-EU-Trade-Deal

After four years of protracted negotiations, Canada and the European Union reached an agreement in principle on a new free-trade...


2013-05-27 | Arthur-Porter

Arthur Porter, the former head of Canada's spy-agency watchdog and former CEO of McGill's superhospital, was arrested in Panama on...


2012-09-07 | Baird-Iran

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird announced Ottawa was cutting ties with Iran over its sponsorship of terrorism and amid fears...


2012-03-08 | Myanmar-Canada-Baird

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird travelled to Myanmar on March 8th to personally confer honorary Canadian citizenship on Nobel...


2011-10-20 | Gadhafi-Killed-Reaction

Canada's Libyan community reacted with shock and relief to news that long-time dictator Moammar Gadhafi had died. Nada Basir (NAH'-dah...



2011-07-04 | Gaza-Flotilla-Cdn-Boarded

A ship carrying Canadian protesters aimed at breaking the Israeli blockade of Gaza was prevented July 1st from leaving port...