“Canadian well-being depends upon a prosperous, well-governed world. All stakeholders—including the private sector, universities, social entrepreneurs and philanthropists—have an important role to play.”
Global Canada Initiative is based on two core beliefs. First, that Canada can best serve its interests by enhancing its global impact. Second, that Canada’s impact will be enhanced if key Canadian institutions and individuals work together in a coordinated and complementary manner, informed by a clear set of over-arching principles.
While Lester B. Pearson is most remembered for his contributions to peacekeeping, he added just as much to Canada’s foreign policy legacy with his leadership on international assistance, argue Robert Greenhill and Marina Sharpe.