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Envoy’s Album – Summer 2020

| August 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
Envoy’s Album – Summer 2020

                                                                  CORRECTION In the April issue, an editing error caused a mistake in a name. On page 87, photo No. 1 included Arian […]

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New Arrivals – Summer 2020

| August 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
New Arrivals – Summer 2020

Chang Keung Ryong Ambassador of Korea Ambassador Chang comes to diplomacy from academia — and this is not his first stint in Canada. He studied political science and diplomacy at Kyunghee University in Seoul and then did a master’s in international relations at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey before coming to McGill University in […]

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Europeans do a good turn during COVID lockdown

| August 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
Europeans do a good turn during COVID lockdown

In an effort to highlight their unity and solidarity with European values, several of the embassies from EU member states, along with the EU delegation, volunteered for Food for Thought on Europe Day. “Europe Day is on May 9,” Brice de Schietere said in a statement about the event. “It had to be different this […]

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COVID-19: ‘There was no reason to think [Canada would] be spared in a major way’

| August 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
COVID-19: ‘There was no reason to think [Canada would] be spared in a major way’

Mona Nemer is the chief science adviser to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, as well as to the minister of science and cabinet. She’s charged with ensuring that science factors into policy decisions and that government science is available to the public. Prior to taking on this role in 2017, after Canada had been without a […]

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Envoy’s Album – Spring 2020

| April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
Envoy’s Album – Spring 2020

                                                                   

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New Arrivals – Spring 2020

| April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
New Arrivals – Spring 2020

Pedro Henrique Lopes Borio Ambassador of Brazil Ambassador Lopes Borio joined the foreign service in 1977 as an adviser in the department of international organizations. A year later, he was sent to New York and stayed on as an adviser at the mission to the United Nations. In 1986, he went to Tokyo as second […]

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Helping impoverished children in Ottawa and Chile

| April 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
Helping impoverished children in Ottawa and Chile

Two autistic children in Chile are getting therapy this year thanks to the hard work of the Chilean Canadian Women’s Association of Ottawa. The funding for the therapy came from a wine-and-cheese event that’s hosted annually at the Chilean ambassador’s residence and features Chilean wines, cheeses from around the world and a large silent auction […]

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‘I think Brexit is a mistake, but democracy gives people the chance to make mistakes.’

| April 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
‘I think Brexit is a mistake, but democracy gives people the chance to make mistakes.’

Stefan Pehringer has been Austria’s ambassador to Canada since 2017. The ambassador studied law in Germany before joining the foreign ministry in 1996 and he later completed a doctoral degree in legal studies at the University of Vienna. Before being appointed ambassador to Canada, he had postings in Luxembourg, Germany, Denmark and Latvia. His office […]

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Envoy’s Album – Winter 2020

| January 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
Envoy’s Album – Winter 2020

                                                               

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New Arrivals – Winter 2020

| January 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
New Arrivals – Winter 2020

Mohammad Hassan Soroosh Yousufzai Ambassador of Afghanistan Ambassador Yousufzal joined the foreign ministry in 2002 and has served in several capacities, including as director-general for economic co-operation. He was chargé d’affaires in Vienna; counsellor in Washington, D.C.; deputy director-general for economic affairs; director of regional co-operation; director of human rights and head of the political […]

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