Canada to lift visas on some travellers from Mexico, Bulgaria, Romania, Brazil

Online screening, set to start next year, meant to give a security cushion.

The future of education

The EU’s education policy chief on the technology ‘tsunami,’ international student mobility and why PhDs are pouring coffee.

Barrick exec with Tory ties appointed to IDRC board

Appointments, including Barrick Gold’s vice president of government affairs, allow board to meet after months of being unable to do so.

India, Kenya, Algeria get new heads of mission

Canada appoints chief reps to New Zealand, Shanghai.

Trade talks with Thailand on pause: New Thai envoy

Vijavat Isarabhakdi says Canada wants to wait until Thai elections.

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.


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