The United States, United Kingdom and Australia are proceeding with their trilateral AUKUS security alliance, with countering China’s growing influence at the top of the agenda. AUKUS represents three of the Five Eyes partners, with Canada and New Zealand kept on the sidelines. True North’s Andrew Lawton says this is because other countries simply don’t take Canada seriously.
Also, Calgary City Councillors are debating a bylaw to ban protesters they don’t like. Constitutional lawyer Christine Van Geyn joins The Andrew Lawton Show to explain why it won’t fly.