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Canadian Chamber of Commerce CEO Perrin Beatty ‘Are we living up to our potential or are we stealing from our kids? I think we’ve been falling short’

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Canadian Chamber of Commerce CEO Perrin Beatty ‘Are we living up to our potential or are we stealing from our kids?  I think we’ve been falling short’

Perrin Beatty, president and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, was first elected to the House of Commons as a Progressive Conservative in 1972 at the age of 22. Seven years later, then-prime minister Joe Clark appointed him minister of state for the Treasury Board, making him the youngest person ever appointed to cabinet. […]

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Envoy’s Album – Fall 2015

| September 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Envoy’s Album – Fall 2015

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New Arrivals – Fall 2015

| September 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Arrivals – Fall 2015

NEW ARRIVALS Tony Negus High Commissioner for Australia Tony Negus took his position as High Commissioner to Canada after working for the Australian Federal Police for 32 years, most recently as its commissioner (2009-2014.) Negus was awarded the Australian Police Medal in 2005, the Bintang Bhayangkara Utama Medal (the National Police Meritorious Service Star from […]

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The Pope embraces the natural world

| September 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Pope embraces the natural world

Dear mother earth who day by day Unfoldest blessings on our way O praise God, alleluia! These words from the well-known hymn, “All Creatures of our God and King,” have their origin in The Canticle of Creation, authored by St. Francis of Assisi, and with words drawn from that canticle, Pope Francis begins the second […]

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International Women: Dining with diplomats

| September 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
International Women: Dining with diplomats

A total of nine ambassadors once again showed their graciousness to the community of Ottawa when they took part in the International Women’s Forum’s annual general meeting and behind-the-scenes experience in Ottawa. Maureen Boyd, one of the organizers of the IWF event, approached a number of ambassadors to see if they would host dinners for […]

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Interview with NPSIA Director Dane Rowlands

| September 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Interview with NPSIA Director Dane Rowlands

Dane Rowlands is an economist by trade. He has been teaching at Carleton University since 1994 and has been director of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs for the past three years. His research interests include international debt, multilateral financial institutions, official development assistance, international migration, peacekeeping, conflict and development. He teaches courses in […]

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Envoy’s Album – Summer 2015

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Envoy’s Album – Summer 2015

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New Arrivals – Summer 2015

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Arrivals – Summer 2015

NEW ARRIVALS Edgar Gaspar Martins Ambassador of Angola Ambassador Gaspar Martins has a degree in international relations from the University of Havana in Cuba. He began his diplomatic career in 1983 as an attaché and third secretary in the Africa and Middle East section of the foreign ministry. By 1993, he was first secretary at […]

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Saving the beleaguered wild Atlantic salmon

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Saving the beleaguered wild Atlantic salmon

Without the generosity of two ambassadors, the annual Fall Run dinner for the Atlantic Salmon Federation would have raised 15 percent less for its cause — the conservation of the Atlantic Ocean’s beleaguered wild salmon. The ambassadors of Portugal and Iceland donated dinners in their residences on which dinner-goers could bid. Both raised a considerable […]

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China’s man in Canada: ‘We never say China’s human rights situation is perfect’

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
China’s man in Canada: ‘We never say China’s human rights situation is perfect’

Luo Zhaohui began his mission as ambassador to Canada in May 2014. The ambassador, who has a master’s degree in history, joined the foreign service in 1985 and has had postings in India and Washington, and served as ambassador to Pakistan before coming to Canada. He sat down with Diplomat’s editor, Jennifer Campbell, to discuss […]

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