Jacobson on his way

It's been a long time coming, but David Jacobson was finally confirmed last week as US ambassador to Canada.

Published: Wednesday, 09/30/2009 12:00 am EDT

It's been a long time coming, but David Jacobson was finally confirmed last week as US ambassador to Canada. His bumpy road to the world's second-coldest capital included a delay due to an anonymous hold on his nomination and a confirmation hearing where only one senator showed up to ask him questions. Mr. Jacobson will present his credentials to Governor General Michäelle Jean on Friday, nine and a half months after President Barack Obama's inauguration.

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