'This is overdue,' says Florence Zano Chideya, whose posting in Canada began under ex-president Robert Mugabe in 2005.
Zimbabwean Ambassador Florence Zano Chideya, left, pictured with former U.S. ambassador David Jacobson in 2013, is the longest-serving head of foreign diplomatic mission resident in Canada. Her posting began in 2005. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
The ambassador of Zimbabwe thinks it’s “overdue” for Canada to remove the new president of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa,from its sanctions list.
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One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
A culmination of three years of work, the book takes stock of challenges facing Canadian democracy, including the decline of Cabinet government, centralization of the PMO, and 'fault lines' in the public service.
Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.