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Announcement of New Diplomatic Appointments

September 18, 2023 – February 20, 2024 News Releases from Global Affairs Canada Announcements made by The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs: December 12, 2023 Julie Crowley becomes High Commissioner in the Republic of Rwanda. Ms. Crowley replaces Christopher Thornley. Biographical note December 4, 2023 Bernadette Jordan becomes Consul General in Boston (United States of America). Ms. Jordan replaces Rodger Cuzner. Biographical notes November 15, 2023 Sarah Taylor […]

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Announcement of New Diplomatic Appointments

May 24, 2023 – September 11, 2023 News Releases from Global Affairs Canada Announcements made by The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs: September 11, 2023 Carmen Sorger becomes Ambassador to the Eastern Republic of Uruguay. Ms. Sorger replaces Isabelle Valois. Biographical note September 1, 2023 Ping Kitnikone becomes Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand. Ms. Kitnikone replaces Sarah Taylor. Biographical note August 28, 2023 Emily McLaughlin becomes Ambassador to the Czech […]

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Minister Joly names Canada’s Special Envoy for the Indo-Pacific

News release April 19, 2023 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The partnership between Canada and the Indo-Pacific is deeply rooted in the vibrant and dynamic ties between our peoples, as well as long-standing trade and diplomatic relations. Canada is committed to strengthening this partnership to advance our ambitious Indo-Pacific Strategy, launched in November 2022. This will contribute to our economic resilience and growth, prosperity, security and national interests. The […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW DIPLOMATIC APPOINTMENTS

August 10, 2022 – April 13, 2023 News Releases from Global Affairs Canada Announcements made by The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs: April 13, 2023 Paul Gibbard becomes Ambassador to the Holy See. Mr. Gibbard replaces Dennis Savoie. Tamara Mawhinney becomes Ambassador to the Republic of Korea. Ms. Mawhinney replaces Mark Fletcher. Biographical notes   March 14, 2023 Victoria Singmin becomes Ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, in […]

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Annonce de nouvelles nominations diplomatiques

  Le 2 septembre 2022 – Ottawa (Ontario) – Affaires mondiales Canada La ministre des Affaires étrangères, l’honorable Mélanie Joly, a annoncé aujourd’hui les nominations diplomatiques suivantes : Mme Lorraine Anderson est nommée haute-commissaire auprès de la République du Cameroun. Mme Anderson succède à M. Richard Bale. M. Colin Bird est nommé consul général à Détroit (États-Unis d’Amérique). M. Bird succède à M. Joe Comartin. Mme Sylvia Cesaratto est nommée consule générale à Miami (États-Unis d’Amérique). Mme Cesaratto succède à Mme Susan Harper. Mme […]

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Announcement of new diplomatic appointments

  News release September 2, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointments: Lorraine Anderson becomes High Commissioner in the Republic of Cameroon.  Ms. Anderson replaces Richard Bale. Colin Bird becomes Consul General in Detroit (United States of America). Mr. Bird replaces Joe Comartin. Sylvia Cesaratto becomes Consul General in Miami (United States of America). Ms. Cesaratto replaces Susan Harper. Susan […]

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Announcement of new diplomatic appointments

Announcement of new diplomatic appointments From: Global Affairs Canada News release August 4, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointments: Daniel Ahmad becomes Ambassador to the Republic of El Salvador. Mr. Ahmad replaces Karolina Guay. Anderson Blanc becomes Ambassador to the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire. Mr. Blanc replaces Claude Demers. Ambra Dickie becomes High Commissioner in Brunei Darussalam. Ms. […]

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A coat of arms for Canada’s Foreign Service

Canada’s Governor General Mary Simon recently signed a warrant authorizing the Canadian Heraldic Authority to design a coat of arms to honour Canada’s Foreign Service – a” first” – in keeping with the long tradition of other government departments. This coat of arms will serve as a unique identifier and be made available as a template for etching on headstones wherever members choose as their final resting place. Amb Canada […]

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Des armoiries pour le Service extérieur du Canada

La gouverneure générale du Canada, Mary Simon, a récemment signé un mandat autorisant l’Autorité héraldique du Canada à concevoir des armoiries en l’honneur du Service extérieur du Canada − une « première » − conformément à la longue tradition des autres ministères. Ces armoiries serviront d’identifiant unique et seront disponibles comme modèle pour être gravées sur les pierres tombales, quel que soit l’endroit choisi par les membres pour leur dernier […]

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Coat of Arms

Canada’s Governor General Mary Simon recently signed a warrant authorizing the Canadian Heraldic Authority to design a coat of arms to honour Canada’s Foreign Service – a” first” – in keeping with the long tradition of other government departments. This coat of arms will serve as a unique identifier and be made available as a template for etching on headstones wherever members choose as their final resting place. Amb Canada […]

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Announcement of new diplomatic appointments

December 23, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointments: Rajani Alexander becomes Ambassador to the Republic of Guatemala. Ms. Alexander replaces Rita Rudaitis-Renaud. Nadia Burger becomes Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia. Ms. Burger replaces Cameron MacKay. Michael Callan becomes Ambassador to the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria. Mr. Callan replaces Christopher Wilkie. Mark Fletcher becomes Ambassador to the Republic of […]

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Announcement of new diplomatic appointments: Rachael Bedlington and Christopher Cooter

August 14, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointments: Rachael Bedlington becomes Consul General in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (People’s Republic of China). Ms. Bedlington replaces Jeff Nankivell. Christopher Cooter becomes High Commissioner in the Republic of South Africa. Mr. Cooter replaces Sandra McCardell. Related products Biographical notes – Rachael Bedlington and Christopher Cooter Contacts Syrine Khoury Press Secretary […]

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The Canadian Ambassadors Alumni Association (AMBCANADA) extends warmest congratulations to former Ambassador Mary Simon on her appointment as Governor General of Canada Designate

Ottawa, July 6, 2021 The Canadian Ambassadors Alumni Association (AMBCANADA) extends its warmest congratulations to Mary Simon following her appointment as Canada’s Governor General Designate. Ms. Simon served as Canada’s first Ambassador for Circumpolar Affairs from 1994-2004, and concurrently, as Ambassador to Denmark from 1999 – 2002. “We are truly delighted to witness the appointment of one of Canada’s former Ambassadors to this important position,” stated Abbie Dann, President of […]

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Announcement of a new diplomatic appointment

May 3, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointment: Isabelle Savard becomes Ambassador to the State of Libya, resident in Tunis, Tunisia. Ms. Savard replaces Hilary Childs-Adams. Related product Biographical note

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Prime Minister announces High Commissioner for Canada in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

April 21, 2021 Ottawa, Ontario   The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Honourable Ralph Goodale has been appointed as High Commissioner for Canada in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. As High Commissioner, Mr. Goodale will provide strategic advice to the Prime Minister on areas of importance to people in Canada and the United Kingdom. His decades of experience will further strengthen the relationship […]

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Announcement of new diplomatic appointments

April 15, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointments: Joanne Lemay becomes High Commissioner in New Zealand.  Ms. Lemay replaces Mario Bot. Ian G. McKay becomes Ambassador to Japan. Mr. McKay replaces Ian Burney. Biographical notes

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Announcement of a new diplomatic appointment

March 26, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointment: Lisa Stadelbauer becomes Ambassador to the State of Israel. Ms. Stadelbauer replaces Deborah Lyons. Biographical note

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Announcement of a new diplomatic appointment

March 24, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointment: Nancy Smyth becomes Ambassador to Ireland. Ms. Smyth replaces Kevin Vickers. Biographical note  

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AMBCANADA ANNOUNCES TEN NEW AMBASSADORS OF NOTE

Ottawa, February 18, 2021 AMBCANADA, the Canadian Ambassadors Alumni Association, today revealed the names of its newest Ambassadors of Note. They will join the twenty Ambassadors who were honoured in 2019 as distinguished men and women diplomats who, as Canadian heads of mission and through their accomplishments and careers, served to advance Canada’s interests and place in the world. The 2020 Ambassadors of Note are: 1. James Bartleman 2. Michael […]

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Announcement of new diplomatic appointment

February 16, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointment: Stéphane Jobin becomes Ambassador to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Permanent Observer to the African Union. Mr. Jobin replaces Antoine Chevrier. Related product Biographical note

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