It all started with two high school teachers in the 1970s.
Head of Austrian Cultural Forum keen to sink teeth into European bilateral politics, but will miss the Canadian lifestyle.
Laura Dawson is keen to improve Canada-US ties at the Wilson Center; Afghan chargÃ© wants strategic partnership; recent Canadian diplomatic appointments.
Paraguayan ambassador all about hospitality and co-operation; Canadian named director of Canada Institute in Washington.
Tanzania doesnâ€™t want to be 'perpetual receiver of handouts,' envoy says.
New heads of mission from India, Costa Rica hit the ground running.