Canada and the UN – September 24, 2018

Canada and the UN – September 24, 2018

Canada and the UN – September 24, 2018

Peter Van Dusen looks at the prime minister’s upcoming week at the United Nations — and Canada’s lobbying for a Security Council seat — with author and foreign policy expert Fen Hampson. We also hear from MPs Linda Duncan (NDP), Garnett Genuis (Conservative), and Arif Virani (Liberal).

A new survey has shed light on what millennials think about gender equality around the world. We hear from Jess Tomlin (president and CEO, MATCH International) and Gisele Baraka Bashige, a human rights advocate and journalist in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Martin Stringer has details on Canada’s emergency alert system, as the tornado recovery continues in the Ottawa area.

Journalists Manon Cornellier (Le Devoir), John Ivison (National Post), and Jordan Press (The Canadian Press) analyze today’s top stories.