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From Paul Martin to Stephen Harper, Sri Lanka's number two handled Canada

From Paul Martin to Stephen Harper, Sri Lanka's number two handled Canada

Ottawa was 'entirely different' from Sumith Dassanayake's other postings.


Belgian envoy carved his way across every province, territory

The skiing fan fell in love with the Rockies and Quebec’s slopes.


Israeli deputy going back to reality

Eliaz Luf caps off four years of work in and out of the headlines.




The Caribbean's 'invisible umbilical cord'

Former Trinidad and Tobago envoy Philip Buxo wrapped up his posting at the end of June.


Laying the groundwork for a relationship still being built

Azerbaijan’s outgoing ambassador started his posting nine years ago as a counsellor.


Swedish envoy cherished seeing Far North, ‘proper winter’

Sweden, Canada explored strengths of each other’s health-care systems


Handshakes trumped email for Taiwanese rep

He shook on a beef-export deal in his short stint.


Volunteer work made for a memorable posting for Bangladeshi envoy

Counsellor Nahida Rahman Shumona helped local group Child Haven International.


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July 23, 2014