This is Marica Matkovicâ€™s third posting as head of mission.
Having already competed in the Gatineau Loppet, sheâ€™s itching to take her kayak out for a run on the Ottawa River.
New ambassadorâ€™s task echoes his last posting in France.
Sheâ€™s got a lot on her plate, from trade and development to the environment.
He was on the ground in Maidan square identifying the dead, he says.
And new Taiwanese rep says Canada can do business with both Taiwan and China.
Mona BrÃ¸ther is retiring after more than 40 years as a diplomat.
Veselko GrubiÅ¡ic set to leave before end of year.