Diplomats set to start glad-handing dippers

For many diplomats in Ottawa, Canada's New Democratic Party is a veritable unknown, and vice versa. Its third-place status meant interactions were kept to a bare minimum, and aside from a chance meeting at a gala or national day reception, largely unsubstantial.

Avinash Gavai
Published: Wednesday, 06/15/2011 12:00 am EDT

For many diplomats in Ottawa, Canada's New Democratic Party is a veritable unknown, and vice versa. Its third-place status meant interactions were kept to a bare minimum, and aside from a chance meeting at a gala or national day reception, largely unsubstantial.

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