"It is kind of like going from an F to an F+."—Former Foreign Affairs deputy minister Peter Harder to QMI news agency after a government report said 33 per cent of Canadian diplomats have necessary language skills, an increase from 16 per cent in 2007.
Published: Wednesday, 09/08/2010 12:00 am EDT
"It is kind of like going from an F to an F+."
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