Foreign embassy owes City of Ottawa $175,000 in tax debt

Protocol office calls debt a 'rare instance,' 'one of the worst.'

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Diplomats and politicians mingle at the ODA Ball in 2014.
Marie-Danielle Smith
Published: Wednesday, 02/10/2016 12:00 am EST

A foreign government has accumulated more than $175,000 in debt with the City of Ottawa, according to recent incident tracking reports from Global Affairs Canada’s Office of Protocol.

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