Junior defence minister job axed as part of lower military pace: PMO

Government puts new faces on entire military procurement team.

Ugandan gay rights activist asks Canada for quiet diplomacy

He says highly critical public statements are ‘not helpful at all.’

Sponsors shell out for embassy events

Big names like Enbridge, BMO fund everything from cowboy hats to air hockey. They say they gain brand recognition, government relations boost.

Mongolia also axed from Baird’s Asia trip: Envoy

Sources say Thailand, Laos, Kazakhstan were also considered.

Canada devised Pacific Alliance strategy, documents show

Strategy includes calendar of activities stretching into 2014.

A serendipitous posting

Canada ‘a clear foreign policy priority for Mexico’: Ambassador.

New CIDA president to lead it through merger

Observers worry what the shuffle will do to already-low staff morale.

New Haiti projects to ‘target priority areas’: Fantino

‘We can’t assume responsibility for all of the issues that need to be addressed’ says minister.

Concerns over implementation of transparency rules

Necessity of tax evasion commitments debated.

World’s top development bankers applaud private sector shift

Fantino satisfied that Canada ‘on the same wavelength.’

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