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New embassies banned on Ottawa’s Sussex Drive

A security assessment has led the Canadian government to forbid the building of new embassies on Sussex Drive in the nation’s capital, Ottawa, reports Canadian Press (CP). The street is already home to the embassies of countries like the United »

Economy, International, Politics, Society

Conditions for domestic help for diplomats in Canada: delicate issue

Foreign diplomats and their staff are facing new rules when hiring household helpers in Canada.  This comes as a result of investigation and other allegations about the treatment and exploitation of the domestic help hired from abroad. New rules say »