At least eight heads of mission have come to the end of their posting so far in December and January.
Two prominent departures: U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman, left, will be leaving Ottawa with his wife Vicki Heyman, right, by Friday. Former Israeli ambassador Rafael Barak, and his spouse, Miriam Barak, left Canada at the end of November. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Several diplomats—some of them well known in the Ottawa community—took the new year as an opportunity for new beginnings, having finished their postings here.
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