Elizabeth Rody pictured with the Aga Khan in Centre Block's Rotunda, with the Hall of Honour decked out with a red carpet and flags seen behind.
'It's not been boring,' says chief of protocol Elizabeth Rody.
Politicians from non-EU countries in Europe face an uphill battle to carve out space on Canada’s trade agenda.
Government documents show there were nearly 850 government employees from departments other than Global Affairs posted abroad, at least as recently as 2012.
A Turkish journalist’s wife and three kids are moving from place to place in Turkey for their safety. It should be easier to bring people like them to Canada, says PEN Canada.
Guests sipped on Dominion City beers or handcrafted cocktails. FYI, Dominion City beers will now be sold in cans.
Liberal Senator Mobina Jaffer hands out her homemade mini gulab jamuns, which she worked eight hours to prepare, at the Asian Heritage Month reception last week at the Sir John A. MacDonald Building.
I travelled to six countries over the course of an evening at last week’s Asian Heritage Month party on the Hill.
Mexican envoy Agustín García-López Loaeza says he accomplished what he came here to do, so now he’s moving on.
Kamal Al-Solaylee is an associate professor at the School of Journalism at Ryerson University. His first book Intolerable: A Memoir of Extremes won the Toronto Book Award and was a finalist for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction, a Lambda Literary Award, and CBC’s Canada Reads. Born in Yemen, Al-Solaylee was the national theatre critic for The Globe and Mail and holds a PhD in Victorian literature from the University of Nottingham. He lives in Toronto. Al-Solaylee is shortlisted for the Writers’ Trust’s Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing for his book Brown: What Being Brown in the World Today Means (to Everyone), published by HarperCollins Canada. The Shaughnessy Cohen Prize winner will be announced at the Politics & the Pen gala in Ottawa on May 10.