Tag: Global Security

Even though federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay concedes “no concrete initiatives related to global peace and security” have resulted from his government’s $12 million grant to a Washington-based organization to stage two-day conferences on global security every year for the past four years in Halifax, he isn’t discouraged. “We have all the ingredients in place […]

The idea for this past weekend’s fourth annual Halifax International Security Forum, Peter MacKay told the Globe and Mail, was born because our defence minister “got a little tired” of traveling to other global security conferences in places like Munich where the discussions were all “Europe-America, Europe-America.” Voila the Halifax Forum. MacKay’s “brainchild”—as another media […]