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Envoy’s Album – Winter 2016

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Envoy’s Album – Winter 2016

                                         

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Annual Dinner raises $93,000 for survival of threatened salmon

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Annual Dinner raises $93,000 for  survival of threatened salmon

For the international touch, it was Iceland and Ireland all the way at Ottawa’s 19th Atlantic Salmon Federation Annual Fall Run Dinner last autumn at the Museum of History in Gatineau. Iceland is known internationally for its dedication to saving the threatened wild Atlantic salmon species. Iceland’s ambassador to Canada, Sturla Sigurjónsson, who attended with […]

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New Arrivals – Winter 2016

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Arrivals – Winter 2016

New arrivals Tariq Azim Khan High Commissioner for Pakistan Ambassador Khan holds a bachelor of science, a post-graduate diploma in industrial administration and a master’s of business administration. After graduating, he worked as a consultant with Industrial Society U.K. and as a director for his family-owned telecommunications business before serving as a media adviser for […]

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Two large donations from UAE’s embassy in Canada

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Two large donations from UAE’s embassy in Canada

Over the last few months of 2015, the embassy of the United Arab Emirates injected $20,000 into two Canadian health-care organizations. First, at the end of August 2015, Ambassador Mohammed Saif Helal Al Shehhi held a press conference to announce the embassy’s donation of $10,000 to the Canadian Cancer Society to support ground-breaking research and […]

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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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