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Photography: The new art of diplomacy

Photography: The new art of diplomacy

| July 9, 2021 | 0 Comments

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what power does that give an ambassador with an entire gallery to

Envoy’s Album – Summer 2021

Envoy’s Album – Summer 2021

| July 9, 2021 | 0 Comments

                                       

The flavour-packed skin of grapes and why it matters

The flavour-packed skin of grapes and why it matters

Most wine grapes’ characteristics and colour come from the skins. Grape pulp houses sugars, water and acids, but it’s the

New Arrivals – Summer 2021

New Arrivals – Summer 2021

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New Arrivals Alfred Kenneth Russell High Commissioner for Bahamas After a long career at the Bahamas Oil Refinery, High Commissioner

A trio of summertime eats

A trio of summertime eats

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Regardless of all that is happening around us, summer is the time to celebrate the outdoors — barbecuing, al fresco

Portraits of Canada

Portraits of Canada

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Note: Given the continuing uncertainty of public-health lockdowns, be sure to check with museums and galleries before visiting, as dates

China: A hidden workforce and education crisis

China: A hidden workforce and education crisis

| July 9, 2021 | 0 Comments

One recent, pre-COVID-era Christmas, I searched out the neighbourhood Canadian Tire for an instant-read thermometer, a gift for the cook

Paul Kagame: Rwanda’s despot?

Paul Kagame: Rwanda’s despot?

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Luring Paul Rusesabagina, the hero of Hotel Rwanda, to Kigali to be tried for “treason” for opposing the regime of

Hope and despair coexist in Niger

Hope and despair coexist in Niger

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Niger is a country of 22 million people in Africa’s Sahel — a region that stretches for thousands of miles

China’s options to seize Taiwan

China’s options to seize Taiwan

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There is much in the news lately about an increase in tensions between China and Taiwan. Beijing sees Taiwan as