Champagne for the rest of us

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Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
Petronila Garcia, ambassador of the Philippines, with a glass of bubbly toasts with then-trade minister Ed Fast and Rolando Tungpalan of the Philippines National Economic and Development Authority at the country's June 9 independence day celebration in Ottawa.
Asha Hingorani
Published: Wednesday, 12/16/2015 12:00 am EST

During a question period exchange last week, Conservative foreign affairs critic Tony Clement teased Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, saying the leader would be quaffing Champagne and nibbling on canapés with United States President Barack Obama at a White House state dinner to take place in 2016.

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