Words of Praise for Michael Wilson but Questions Over His Un-Vetted Appointment

Canada's new ambassador to Washington escapes--but not without notice--the Parliamentary committee hearing process that Conservatives had supported for all high level diplomatic appointments.

Sarah McGregor
Published: Wednesday, 02/22/2006 12:00 am EST

A Parliamentary committee should take the Conservative government at its own word by scrutinizing Prime Minister Stephen Harper's pick for top envoy to Washington before Michael Wilson, a Mulroney-era cabinet minister, takes the helm of Canada's most important office abroad, according to Opposition parties.

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to Embassy

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to Embassy online.

Quick purchase

Purchase this week's edition of Embassy in electronic format (PDF) for $4.00

Sign up for a free trial

For access to the website.

This Week's Issue
policy briefings