Embassy Photo: Kristen Shane
The National War Memorial in Ottawa.
Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
Slain Turkish diplomat Colonel Atilla Altikat.
Israel Defense Forces Photo
Israeli forces fire in the Gaza Strip on July 27.



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Quote of the Week

"Society should be horrified."

—Winnipeg police Sgt. John O'Donovan on the death of Tina Fontaine, which has prompted more calls for a national inquiry into murdered and missing aboriginal women in Canada. A UN watchdog and countries including Switzerland, Norway, Slovakia and New Zealand have called for such an inquiry.



Hot spots for a cool party

Hot spots for a cool party

Big or small, classic or unconventional, these are a selection of Ottawa’s best venues for your diplomatic do.


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policy briefings

July 23, 2014