Ian Bremmer, political scientist and founder of the Eurasia Group, discusses the central thesis in his new book, “Us Vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism”.
An examination of some of the main themes of 2018’s G7 Summit such as economic policy and development with entrepreneur and policy strategist Thomas d'Aquino, and Janice MacKinnon, Saskatchewan's former minister of finance.
Former Canadian prime minister Paul Martin talks about the role of global fora such as the G7 and discusses the role he played in the creation of the much larger G20.
American economist Jeffrey Sachs discusses the political implications of climate change and the environment.
This special edition of Perspective takes a broader look at the international forum and the overarching geopolitical backdrop against which this year’s meeting takes place. This segment examines one of the main themes of 2018’s G7 Summit, gender equality, with Susan le Jeune d'Allegeershecque, the British High Commissioner to Canada and Zunaira Asif, a graduate student in public and international affairs at the University of Ottawa.
Rachel Curran, director of policy for former prime minister Stephen Harper, speaks about what Canada should be focusing on as host of this year’s G7 Summit in Charlevoix.
Jean Charest, former premier of Quebec, Colin Robertson, vice-president and fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, and Vicki Madziak, a student of conflict studies and human rights at the University of Ottawa.
As at past international summits, protests are planned for the meeting in Charlevoix. The security budget for this year’s meeting is some $600 million. “Steve” with the Réseau de résistance anti-G7 outlines some reasons he will be protesting the summit.