Departing American ambassador wins the ‘connection trifecta,’ for his links to Canadian government, business, and media.
Night had fallen over Kandahar. As was routine, Afghan police patrolled the area surrounding the city's infamous Sarpoza prison.
Before they duke it out at the March 23-24 leadership convention in Toronto, Embassy asked each person vying to lead the official Opposition the same three questions on their foreign policy priorities.
The economy will once again be the government's top priority during the next 16-week sitting of the House of Commons and 17-week Senate term, starting Jan. 30. Work will include an emphasis on the diversification of Canada's energy exports away from the United States, strengthening economic ties with China, and the completion of a free trade deal with the European Union.