The notion that Canada is a middle power goes back to political scientist John Holmes (but certainly traces further – Botero’s power rankings are informative). What powers can be exercised by a mezano vary by scholar. So, too, do the interpretations of Canada’s place in the world.
Your task: Read a selection of articles on Canada as a middle power. Evaluate whether or not you believe Canada IS a middle power and describe the tools available to middle power countries. Cite your sources.
Launching off points…
-The real success of middle power internationalism