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Envoy’s Album – Winter 2018

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Envoy’s Album – Winter 2018

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U.S.: ‘The most protectionist administration since the world trade order was put in place’

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
U.S.: ‘The most protectionist administration since the world trade order was put in place’

François-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s energetic trade minister, comes to politics from business. A lawyer by training, he worked for more than 20 years in large international engineering, technology and energy companies. He was vice-president and senior counsel of ABB Group, a technology company that operates in more than 100 countries, and later worked as strategic development […]

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Envoy’s Album – Fall 2017

| September 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Envoy’s Album – Fall 2017

 

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New Arrivals – Fall 2017

| September 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
New Arrivals – Fall 2017

New arrivals Levon Martirosyan Ambassador of Armenia Ambassador Martirosyan began his working life by doing his service in Armenia’s armed forces for two years. In 1997, he completed his legal studies at Yerevan State University and started working as a lawyer. Four years later, he completed a master’s of law in international human rights at […]

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“Reaching” out with donations

| September 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
“Reaching” out with donations

When they gathered for their annual Diplomatic Ball, diplomats and members of the community were also invited to help an Ottawa-based organization that provides legal assistance to people with disabilities. The Ottawa Diplomatic Association, which organizes the ball, always picks a charity to support. This year, the board requested proposals from a few charities and […]

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On NAFTA’s renegotiation: ‘It’s been baptism by fire, for sure.’

| September 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
On NAFTA’s renegotiation: ‘It’s been baptism by fire, for sure.’

Dennis Darby, who had been CEO of the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA), became CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) in January 2017. Before serving as CEO of the OPA, he spent 24 years with Procter & Gamble, starting his career as a product engineer and rising to director of North American External Relations. He […]

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Envoy’s Album – Summer 2017

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Envoy’s Album – Summer 2017

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New Arrivals – Summer 2017

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
New Arrivals – Summer 2017

New arrivals Diego Stacey Ambassador of Ecuador Stacey’s career has spanned 40 years and four continents with postings in Bogota, Cairo, Hamburg, the Vatican, Bonn, Washington, Stockholm and Vienna. His first ambassadorial post was in Sweden. He has also served in various strategic capacities in Quito, including as under-secretary for bilateral relations, acting minister of […]

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States on the brink

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
States on the brink

The Fragile States Index is based on a conflict-assessment framework known as “CAST” that was developed by FFP nearly a quarter-century ago for assessing how vulnerable states are to collapse. The CAST framework measures this vulnerability in pre-conflict, active conflict and post-conflict situations and continues to be used widely by policy-makers, field practitioners and community […]

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Food and festivities for Children’s Wish Foundation

| June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Food and festivities for Children’s Wish Foundation

It was an event that had several winners, but the biggest one was the Children’s Wish Foundation. All Ottawans were invited to the event, held at the Horticultural Building at Lansdowne Park, a venue donated for the evening to the diplomatic community by Mayor Jim Watson and Ottawa 2017. “The Ottawa Diplomatic Association decided to […]

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