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The Bahamas is rising above the storm

| January 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
The Bahamas is rising above the storm

Packing winds of 295 kilometres per hour, Hurricane Dorian was the most intense tropical cyclone on record to strike The Bahamas, making landfall in the Abacos Islands at its peak intensity. The world held its breath as Dorian, a Category 5 hurricane, stalled over Grand Bahama, with its unrelenting winds, for 36 hours. Since the beginning […]

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Fly day lets Wish children soar through the skies

| January 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
Fly day lets Wish children soar through the skies

A handful of children with life-threatening diseases had their wishes granted at the fifth annual Ottawa Diplomatic Association’s “Fly in Airplane Tour Day” last autumn. The children, who are registered with the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, had said they would like to fly over Ottawa, and they had the chance to do just that […]

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Canada’s 2019 election: “The most unedifying spectacle I’ve ever had the misfortune of seeing.”

| January 1, 2020 | 1 Comment
Canada’s 2019 election: “The most unedifying spectacle I’ve ever had the misfortune of seeing.”

Brian Lee Crowley is managing director of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, which, according to his biography on the website, “exists to make poor quality public policy in Ottawa unacceptable to Canadians and their political and opinion leaders, by proposing thoughtful alternatives through non-partisan and independent research and commentary.” Crowley was the founder of the Atlantic Institute for […]

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Envoy’s Album – Fall 2019

| September 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
Envoy’s Album – Fall 2019

                                                                         

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New Arrivals – Fall 2019

| September 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
New Arrivals – Fall 2019

Anahit Harutyunyan Ambassador of Armenia Ambassador Harutyunyan joined the foreign ministry in 1997 as an attaché. She then became head of the Turkey desk and then second secretary at the embassy of Argentina. In 2008, she returned to headquarters in the department of countries in the Americas. She was then chief specialist of the external […]

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Five foreign policy priorities

| September 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
Five foreign policy priorities

  Diplomat magazine asked all five federal party leaders to provide us with their top five foreign policy priorities in advance of the October election. Note: The Liberals didn’t give us five priorities, choosing instead to send a few paragraphs. We’ve run them as we received them.       ANDREW SCHEER Conservative Party of […]

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Peru’s role in the global arena

| September 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
Peru’s role in the global arena

  In the past two decades, Peru has consistently been regarded as a country with great economic potential and one that has made the most progress in terms of development in South America, having overcome the years in which it was mired by recession, hyperinflation, terrorism and an inefficient bureaucracy. With the turn of the […]

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Georgia highlights SOS Children’s Villages’ work

| September 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
Georgia highlights SOS Children’s Villages’ work

Georgian Ambassador Konstantine Kavtaradze has a special connection to SOS Children’s Villages and that’s why he chose to help the organization raise awareness of its practical work by hosting a reception at Ottawa’s historic Rideau Club. SOS Children’s Villages is an international charitable NGO that focuses on caring for abandoned and orphaned children all over […]

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‘The most concerning piece is the trade war between China and the U.S.’

| September 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
‘The most concerning piece is the trade war between China and the U.S.’

Pedro Antunes is the Conference Board of Canada’s chief economist. He joined the organization as an economist in 1991, after working with the Canadian forecasting group at the Bank of Canada. He has moved progressively into more senior positions. Prior to his current role, he was responsible for custom research work and economic analysis at […]

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Envoy’s Album – Summer 2019

| July 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
Envoy’s Album – Summer 2019

                                                               

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