Bob Rae named new Canadian ambassador to the UN
Succeeds Marc-Andre Blanchard following Canada’s unsuccessful effort to win a seat at the UN Security Council.
Acting ambassador Kirsten Hillman to be permanent envoy to US
A significant player in the 13-month effort to negotiate a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Liberals taps Dominic Barton as ambassador to China
Larger task will be helping repair Canada’s shredded diplomatic and economic relations.
MacNaughton, ambassador to US, to leave post end of summer
Returning to the private sector in Toronto, to be replaced on an acting basis by his deputy Kirsten Hillman.