The long road to become Afghanistan’s first-ever female consul general

But challenges remain, including bringing family here to live with her on posting.

Cyprus to open high commission

EU island nation closing Toronto consulate, moving to Ottawa.

From space, ‘it’s obvious we’re all on the same boat’

Italy’s Toronto consulate hosts first Italian female to go to space.

Vroom, vroom! Toronto’s British invasion

Pop-up consulate ups UK cool factor.

Uruguayan envoy runs small shop, uses consular community to her advantage

Health week organized by Uruguay and 11 other consulates for diaspora members.

Korean envoy reunited with kids in second Canadian posting

Jeong-Sik Kang was previously posted in Vancouver.

Czech envoy fought communism through politics

Identified as the son of an ‘agent of imperialism,’ he says he used to be bullied by teachers.

Refugee crisis dominating Hungarian consul general’s work

‘I don’t know how Canadians would react if every night at the port of Toronto, there was a ship to arrive with two, three, four—lately it’s 10,000—people.’

Ice-fishing at -42 degrees? Just another ‘Canadian experience’ for Indonesian

Julang Pujianto heard the ice crack with a boom, and thought he might be in over his head.

Australian by birth, Israeli by choice

Toronto consul general immigrated to Israel when he was 22. But he’s got a bit of Canuck in him too (he cheers for the Jays).


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