And it's diplomatic shuffle season. Ambassadors from Germany, France, Benin, and Georgia are among those on the move.
The ODA is keeping the same executive for one more year to ensure efficiency of the non-profit organization, say members. Executive members include president Naif Bin Bandir Alsudairy, ambassador of Saudi Arabia, seventh from right; first vice-president Sofia Cerrato, ambassador of Honduras, seventh from left; and second vice-president Janice Miller, high commissioner of Jamaica, third from right. The Hill Times photograph by Shruti Shekar
The current executive team of the Ottawa Diplomatic Association is staying put for another year, in what one member said was a first for the group of foreign diplomats.
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Peter Kent says Canada's campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council is a 'possible, even, likely motivation' for a vote supporting a pro-Palestine, anti-Israel resolution last month in the UN General Assembly.
The estimates include $44-million for Phoenix damages, $131.9-million towards reconciliation on Indigenous rights and fisheries issues, and $9.9-million for the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization.