Haitian foreign minister awards medal to MP Mauril Bélanger

Haitian community called for honour after Ottawa politician's ALS diagnosis last fall.

Ottawa listings

House and Senate committee membership

House committee membership was announced last week, though chairs are still to be elected. Here’s a look at who’s covering foreign-focused files.

Palestinian rep wants Canada to appoint Middle East peace envoy

And new Taiwanese rep says Canada can do business with both Taiwan and China.

Ottawa listings

Legislative lookahead: What to expect in 2016

The Trudeau government is set to tackle a range of international issues during this spring's parliamentary debates, from complex trade deals to immigration and refugees, terrorism, citizenship, border security, foreign aid and more.

For refugee claimants in small cities, it’s an uphill battle, say lawyers

They face unequal access to government and legal supports.

EU turns the screws on Canada over visas

Planning a European vacation next year? You may need a visa.

Ottawa listings

Chief of aid donor group urges funding boost

OECD-DAC chair and ex-Sri Lanka peace negotiator also talks renewed bilateral ties.


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