'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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Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.
If the current voting trends continued until election time, the Green Party could win 14 seats, says EKOS president Frank Graves. But he also says if progressive voters choose to vote strategically to prevent the Conservatives from forming government, they could vote for the Liberals.