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McAdam found bribery, corruption and fraud at Canada’s consulate in Hong Kong

Foreign Affairs whistleblower Brian McAdam says most whistleblowers feel they don’t have a choice about blowing the whistle on wrongdoing. Their moral code compels them to do it.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
No choice: Brian McAdam, now 72, is one of Canada’s best-known whistleblowers. When he began writing his reports about the Canadian consulate in Hong Kong, a contact he had in local anti-corruption law enforcement warned him it would be the end of his career. ‘Unfortunately he was correct,’ he said.

 

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McAdam found bribery, corruption and fraud at Canada’s consulate in Hong Kong

Foreign Affairs whistleblower Brian McAdam says most whistleblowers feel they don’t have a choice about blowing the whistle on wrongdoing. Their moral code compels them to do it.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
No choice: Brian McAdam, now 72, is one of Canada’s best-known whistleblowers. When he began writing his reports about the Canadian consulate in Hong Kong, a contact he had in local anti-corruption law enforcement warned him it would be the end of his career. ‘Unfortunately he was correct,’ he said.

 

  
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Sunday, July 12, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Fourth of July party at U.S. ambassador's residence July 6, 2015

The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

The dance floor was packed all evening, as The Digs played an assortment of Motown tunes. Even the Band of the Governor General's Foot Guards got in on the fun.

The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman addressing a tent full of diplomats early in the evening, joined by his wife, Vicki, and Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson and his wife, Arlene.

The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson addressing a tent full of diplomats early in the evening, with his wife Arlene and Mr. and Mrs. Heyman.

The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman getting down on the dance floor, as Donna Chevrier, owner of Ola Cocina restaurant, looks on.

The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Bruce and Vicki Heyman, joined onstage by their two daughters, Liza and Caroline.

The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Bruce and Vicki Heyman testing out one of the vintage cars on display.

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Cakes from Eli's Cheesecake were flown in from Chicago just for the event—salted caramel, chocolate chip and blackberry sour cream. Shockingly, no pie was served at these Fourth of July festivities.

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