When the mayor of Canada’s capital city decides to boycott the American ambassador’s annual Fourth of July picnic, you know the jig is up with the Yanks.
Party like it's 2015: Thousands of guests attended the 2015 U.S. ambassador's Fourth of July party. This year's is expected to be a lot smaller and some in Ottawa are boycotting the annual bash. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
OTTAWA—What if you threw a party and nobody came?
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