Bianca Mugyenyi

Bianca Mugyenyi

Bianca Mugyenyi is an author and former co-executive director of The Leap. She currently coordinates the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute. She is the co-author with Yves Engler of Stop Signs: Cars and Capitalism on the Road to Economic, Social and Environmental Decay.

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U.S. President Donald Trump greets Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House February 13, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Views
Monday, July 06, 2020
Why Canada—and the World—Deserve a Better Foreign Policy in Ottawa
The International community’s rejection of Canada’s Security Council bid should be a catalyst for a fundamental reassessment of foreign policy and spur a corresponding drive to democratize Canada’s International affairs. On the heels of Canada’s second consecutive defeat for a seat on the United...
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Ireland and Norway endorsed the Basel Ban Amendment on eliminating the export of waste from rich to poor countries. Canada has refused to support the initiative, which became binding last year after 97 countries ratified it.  (Image: Canadian Foreign Policy Institute) Views
Friday, June 12, 2020
Canada Isn't the Right Choice for the UN Security Council
Comparing ourselves to the USA is inevitable given geography and history, but the world is much bigger than the northern parts of the Americas. Even progressive, internationally focused Canadians are too often lulled into a false sense of righteousness by contrasting their country’s foreign policy...
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Friday, February 26, 2016
Why You Should Get Excited About 2016: It’s A Leap Year For Climate Justice
We are fast approaching February 29th, the beginning of the 2016 Leap Year. Every four years we add a day to our calendars to bring them into sync with the earth’s revolution around the sun—because it’s easier to change our human systems than to change the laws of nature. To celebrate the Leap Year...
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Thursday, September 15, 2011
PARK(ing) Day: Reclaiming Our Streets from Our Cars
On Friday activists and artists will be celebrating PARK(ing) Day in hundreds of cities around the world.
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