Ottawa's diplomats dress in their finest for ODA gala

Carol Chatoor, with her spouse Garth Chatoor, high commissioner of Trinidad and Tobago, share a dance at the Ottawa Diplomatic Association Ball on Feb. 13 at the Hilton Lac-Leamy in Gatineau. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia

Speaker of the Senate George Furey with his spouse Karen Furey. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia

Mr. Furey and Pakistani High Commissioner Tariq Azim Khan. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia

Guyanese High Commissioner Clarissa Sabita Riehl, with Liberal MP Yasmin Ratansi. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia

Bosnia and Herzegovina Ambassador Koviljka Spiric and Croatian Ambassador Marica Matkovic at the Austrian ambassador's residence on Feb. 16 for a welcoming party. The new envoy presented his credentials to start work in Canada Feb. 8. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia

Spanish Ambassador Carlos Gomez-Mugica Sanz and his spouse, Maria de la Rica Aranguren, welcome newly arrived couple Debra Pehringer and her spouse, Austrian Ambassador Stefan Pehringer. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia