David Mulroney and the 'perpetual card game'

Former ambassador to China says Harper government must think longer term about its domestic-focused approach to foreign relations.

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Trade Minister Ed Fast, then-ambassador to China David Mulroney, middle, and Sun Life Financial President Dean Connor in 2011 in Beijing, China.
Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 03/25/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 03/25/2015 10:44 am EDT

In 2009, just months after Prime Minister Stephen Harper praised David Mulroney’s “expertise and proven leadership” in a press release announcing him as Canada's ambassador to China, the latter would receive a crash course in the former’s diplomatic style. 

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