Government insists it ‘recognizes the importance of independent review.’
Diaspora groups must have regular contact with all political parties to be listened to during a crisis, says analyst.
Could be trying to find common ground with allies, avoid sticky emissions issue, says one expert.
The European Union is set to announce a boycott of Syrian oil exports, following in the footsteps of the United States. But despite tightening sanctions and working to pressure Syria at the UN, Canada is saying little on whether it has plans to follow suit and ban oil as well.
Ottawa's diplomatic corps lines up to say goodbye to 'a person of great convictions'
Furio De Angelis is one of those people who can say his work is his passion. As the UN High Commission for Refugees' new representative in Canada, Mr. De Angelis is fulfilling his long-held desire to help make a difference in the lives of those in need.
While withdrawing Canada's ambassador would send signal, former envoys say co-ordination necessary.
Before splitting into two countries earlier this month, the troubled nation of Sudan was a significant focus of Canadian foreign policy.
Audits of several Canadian missions in China indicate diplomats were having a hard time turning the Conservative government's stated objectives in the Middle Kingdom into actual progress on the ground.
New Sudanese Charge d'Affaires Musa Abdel Rahim is a busy man these days, tasked with the work of three diplomats.