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Foreign Aid Minister Bibeau hires former Canadian ambassador to Haiti

By Laura Ryckewaert      

Meanwhile, Howard Anglin reflects on two years as a top PMO staffer, including watching Harper play piano while waiting to address the nation on the night of the 2014 Parliament Hill attack, and spending a long weekend figuring out what exactly had happened in the Duffy affair.

Former ambassador and recent Liberal candidate Claude Boucher is now an adviser for La Francophonie to International Development and La Francophonie Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau. Photograph courtesy of Pierre Bouillon

International Development and Minister for La Francophonie Marie-Claude Bibeau recently hired former ambassador Claude Boucher to join her ministerial staff team as an adviser for La Francophonie. Mr. Boucher was Canada’s ambassador to Haiti from 2004 to 2008, arriving at a difficult time in the fragile Caribbean country's history, months after president Jean-Bertrand Aristide fled the country amid a coup d'état. In 2008, Mr. Boucher was appointed Canadian deputy high commissioner to the United Kingdom and served in the role until 2012.

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