Dream big, act big on international education

More Mexicans study in far-away Germany and France than in Canada. But Mexico should be a natural recruiting ground for Canada.

Rideau Hall Photo: Cpl. Roxanne Shewchuk
Governor General David Johnston looks at a model plane during his visit to Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico. He was accompanied by Governor of Querétaro Jose E. Calzada Rovirosa and his wife Sandra Albarran de Calzada, Mr. Johnston's wife Sharon, (second, third, and fourth from left), as well as Canada's ambassador to Mexico, Sara Hradecky (behind Mr. Johnston's right shoulder).
Paul Davidson
Published: Monday, 12/17/2012 4:27 pm EST
Last Updated: Thursday, 12/20/2012 5:32 pm EST

As part of the governor general’s delegation to Mexico this month, I heard Governor General David Johnston’s call for “the diplomacy of knowledge.” He describes this as the willingness and ability to work together—across disciplines and across borders.

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