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June 2016 Happy summer, everyone! I am very pleased to have recently been elected Vice Chair of the United Nations Association of Canada. The executive and members across Canada will be continuing their fine tradition of citizen engagement through UN related activities. I am also pleased to be writing about...

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September 25  • 

Can a young PM and the aging UN find hope? Collenette [Toronto Star]

By seeking a seat on the United Nations Security Council, Canada is showing it wants to be a player in global rebuilding. Prime Minister...

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September 18  • 

When a leader is sick: Collenette [Toronto Star]

Politicians used to hide their health problems, which is nearly impossible today, so we need to support them — openly The late NDP Leader...

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September 11  • 

Stress testing our Canadian values: Collenette [Toronto Star]

Our commitment to open mindedness and resiliency overcame the challenges of 9/11 — and they will again. On Sept. 12, 2001, planes line up...

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July 31  • 

Women in politics: We’re not as equal as we think we are

One day when Penny Collenette was director of appointments for Prime Minister Jean Chrétien, her executive assistant slunk into her office...

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July 3  • 

Now is the perfect time to rethink global unity: Collenette [Toronto Star]

Following the Brexit vote and Three Amigos Summit, we should examine what unites us and what we value beyond corporate agendas. A woman holds...

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