Syrian aid money approved without due diligence, docs show

$2 million earmarked for Canadian Relief for Syria in 2012 later reversed.

Japan’s ambassador takes Middle East, energy smarts to Saudi Arabia

Norihiro Okuda headed there as his country faces security threats in the region.

Burmese women's rights activists wary of Canadian mining investment

Some civil society reps worried about implications of DFATD scoping mission last fall.

Australia's new envoy supports anti-terror bill

Tony Negus is talking to Canadian officials about C-51, which has similarities to recent Australian changes.

Venezuela, Canada not confirming each other’s ambassadors

Country is concerned about Canadian rep’s activities in Caracas.

France’s ambassador sounds off on everything from climate change to Chinese poetry

Nicolas Chapuis is determined to talk about policy, but his career and love of literature are just too interesting to pass up.

Nepal, Canada speaking the same language

New ambassador wants trade and investment boost, and so does Canada.

LA consulate’s culture guru bowing out

Roz Wolfe is retiring after 33 and a half years of talking up Canada in Tinseltown.

Golberg takes ADM spot working with Canadian aid groups

She replaces Paul Samson, who left for Finance Canada.

Mexico hopes eventual Three Amigos summit is ‘warmer, in every sense’

Southern neighbours would rather not face Canada’s chilly February weather—or chill in relations.


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