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Honourable Senator Peter M. Boehm

Honourable Senator Peter M. Boehm, former diplomat and ambassador, makes his maiden speech in the Senate.

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Diplomatic appointment

News release From: Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointment: Philip Baker becomes High Commissioner in the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Permanent Representative of Canada to the Economic Community of West African States. Mr. Baker replaces Christopher Thornley.   Related products Backgrounder: Biographical note

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Canada strengthens its diplomatic presence in the United States

October 12, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that the Government of Canada is enhancing its diplomatic outreach to the United States with the appointment of new consuls general, in Detroit and Los Angeles. The new appointees are: · Joseph John (Joe) Comartin becomes Consul General of Canada in Detroit (United States of America). Mr. Comartin replaces Douglas […]

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Diplomatic Appointments

October 1, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointments: Annie Dubé becomes Consul General in Mumbai (Republic of India). Ms. Dubé replaces Jordan Reeves. Wendy Gilmour becomes High Commissioner in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Ms. Gilmour replaces Perry Calderwood. Nicole Girard becomes Consul General in Bengaluru (Republic of India). Ms. Girard replaces Jennifer Daubeny. […]

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Diplomatic Appointments

September 27, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointments: Caroline Delany becomes High Commissioner in the Republic of Mozambique. Ms. Delany replaces Antoine Chevrier. Jason Tolland becomes Ambassador to the Republic of Finland. Mr. Tolland replaces Andrée Cooligan. David Usher becomes Ambassador to the Argentine Republic. Mr. Usher replaces Robert Fry. Backgrounder: Biographical notes

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Diplomatic Appointments

September 7, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced diplomatic appointments: Mark Allen becomes Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic. Mr. Allen replaces Keith Morrill. Richard Arbeiter becomes Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, in New York City. Mr. Arbeiter replaces Michael Grant. Antoine Chevrier becomes Ambassador to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Djibouti and Permanent […]

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Child Reading Provision – Opportunity for RHOMA Families That Qualify /Clause pour élever les enfants – Conditions d’admissibilité pour les familles de l’ACMAR

Colleagues posted abroad with children under seven years of age might have missed receiving ‘Family Allowance’ cheques owing to their being outside Canada at the time. If so, Service Canada offers an opportunity for qualifying candidates to obtain compensation that could lead to a boost in monthly CPP payments. The process is said to be uncomplicated and Service Canada has been found to be helpful, friendly and speedy. The compensation […]

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Memorial to Members of Canada’s Foreign Service

violent or tragic circumstances was unveiled at Global Affairs Canada on Monday, June 11. OTTAWA, ONTARIO– The Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers (PAFSO) and the Retired Heads of Mission Association (RHOMA) are honoured to announce that in close cooperation with the Government of Canada, a permanent Memorial Wall to the Fallen was unveiled at Global Affairs Canada on June 11, 2018. This memorial wall has been established in remembrance […]

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2018 PAFSO Award recipients

The Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers (PAFSO) celebrated the dedication and excellence that our colleagues bring to their work in the service of Canadians at the 29th annual PAFSO Awards, held on June 14 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa. We were pleased to present the 2018 Canadian Foreign Service Officer Award to recipients Lisa Catana (Immigration), Jérôme Pischella (Trade), Sébastien Roy (Management Consular) and Robin Wettlaufer (Political). The […]

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