Departing American ambassador wins the ‘connection trifecta,’ for his links to Canadian government, business, and media.
Foreign diplomats are generally circumspect and guarded creatures, only really cutting loose when they send those encrypted dispatches back to headquarters.
Ottawa is often misleadingly described as a small town full of cynical bureaucrats, techies, soccer moms and bland suburbanites. However, the dawning of the spring air breathes life into a surprisingly robust and elegant scene of glamour and glitterati—much of which can be attributed to the mighty diplomatic corps that conduct their business (and partying) in the epicentre of Canadian power.
Ottawa may be a relatively small city, but this is where Canada's foreign and trade policies are launched, making it especially important for foreign diplomats to ensure they get noticed.
The votes are in, and there are plenty of upsets and surprises in this, the second edition of Embassy's highly anticipated annual Sexy and Savvy survey!