From Toronto's high rises to terror in Mumbai

Germany's top Toronto envoy has seen it all in his 30-plus-year diplomatic career.

Embassy Photo: Sneh Duggal
Some of Germany's Toronto consulate general staff members: Thomas Nickel, vice-consul, consular affairs; Consul General Walter Stechel; and Aljona Schnitzer, consular attachee, press and cultural affairs, standing with the consulate's Buddy Bear. Such bears are commonly seen around Berlin decorated by artists.
Sneh Duggal
Published: Wednesday, 07/22/2015 12:00 am EDT

Walter Stechel stepped into somewhat familiar territory when he arrived in Toronto in September 2013.

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