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Time for Obama to make another visit to Ottawa, find his mojo

The Prime Minister can ignore the naysayers who might argue a state visit requires more preparation, etc. The answer is simple: just tell protocol to Get It Done—it won't cost as much as the G8/20 events and would move bilateral relations from the '

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Whether it was a thumping, a whupping, a shellacking or just a plain unvarnished electoral defeat, Nov. 2 marked a sea change in the Obama presidency. The most obvious evidence of these changed circumstances was in the atmospherics associated with his immediately subsequent, 10-day Asian travel ending on Nov. 14—a trip including multiple bilateral visits (India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea) as well as the G8 and G20 economic/trade/finance summits for global leaders.

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Time for Obama to make another visit to Ottawa, find his mojo

The Prime Minister can ignore the naysayers who might argue a state visit requires more preparation, etc. The answer is simple: just tell protocol to Get It Done—it won't cost as much as the G8/20 events and would move bilateral relations from the '

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Whether it was a thumping, a whupping, a shellacking or just a plain unvarnished electoral defeat, Nov. 2 marked a sea change in the Obama presidency. The most obvious evidence of these changed circumstances was in the atmospherics associated with his immediately subsequent, 10-day Asian travel ending on Nov. 14—a trip including multiple bilateral visits (India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea) as well as the G8 and G20 economic/trade/finance summits for global leaders.

  

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK hosts intimate preview of next week's Taste of the Arctic event March 2, 2015

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ITK project coordinator Looee Okalik, using an 'ulu' or 'woman's knife' to cut off a portion of 'Nikku' or dried caribou.
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NAC Le Café's executive chef John Morris explaining his take on traditional Inuit menu items.
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First Air's Elisapee Sheutiapik, also former mayor of Iqaluit, with ITK health and social development assistant director Anna Fowler.
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First Air's Ron Lowry, Ms. Sheutiapik, ITK's Looee Okalik, iPolitics' Elizabeth Gray-Smith, ITK's Anna Fowler, The Hill Times' Rachel Aiello, First Air's Bert van der Stege, and ITK's Kathleen Tagoona.
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After the tasting, Chef John Morris joined the guests for the mini-feast of traditional Inuit foods.
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Chef John Morris spoons some jus on Ottawa Citizen food editor Peter Hum's plate.
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First Air's Ron Lowry and Bert van der Stege; and ITK President Terry Audla.
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ITK president Terry Audla digging in to the frozen Arctic char or 'Iqaluk' meat from the Rankin Inlet.
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First Air's Ron Lowry adding a bit of seal fur to his suit.

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