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Dips' picks: Canada's top travel spots

Dips' picks: Canada's top travel spots

Politicians and diplomats share their top Canadian vacation spots.


Go North

Hard to reach, but worth the trip, say diplomats.


Syrian aid money approved without due diligence, docs show

$2 million earmarked for Canadian Relief for Syria in 2012 later reversed.


Hidden gems

You’ve heard of Niagara Falls and Banff. But what about these sweet spots?


Four-year limit could lead some migrant workers to go underground

Thousands could be forced to leave starting April 1.


From Durban to Paris

Canada's ups and downs since it pulled out of Kyoto.


Burmese women's rights activists wary of Canadian mining investment

Some civil society reps worried about implications of DFATD scoping mission last fall.


‘Safe countries’ among top 10 refugee-claim sources in 2014

Hungarian, Slovak ambassadors say claimants from their countries are taking advantage of Canada’s asylum system. Close to half of finalized claims accepted.


Analysts say difficult to tell if Canada’s sanctions on Russia having impact

Observers say Canadian companies face compliance costs given legal situation.


Canada needs 'zero tolerance' for sexual violence: Red Cross official

UN committee finds Canada committed 'grave violation of rights' under international convention; Canada disagrees.


Political rhetoric on Islam risks giving extremists a platform, say Muslim diplomats

Malaysian, Tunisian heads of mission urge more dialogue with Muslim communities to counter extremism in Canada.


Venezuela, Canada not confirming each other’s ambassadors

Country is concerned about Canadian rep’s activities in Caracas.


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