Renewing Canada’s Place in the World
H.E. David MacNaughton, Ambassador of Canada to the United States


Washington, DC—On September 20, 2016, Ambassador David MacNaughton of Canada spoke to WFPG members and guests at an Embassy Series event on Canada’s agenda to renew their place in the world. The election of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in 2015 has represented a shift in Canadian policies, especially foreign policy. The Ambassador discussed how Canada has improved their relationship with the US, shown leadership during the Syrian refugee crisis and begun to restore Canada’s involvement in multilateral organizations.

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Board members Gail Leftwich Kitch and Theresa Loar with Ambassador David MacNaughton and
WFPG President Patricia Ellis

Ambassador MacNaughton and Patricia Ellis


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Ambassador MacNaughton

Gail Leftwich Kitch welcomes guests


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Ambassador Sylvie Lucas of Luxembourg
with Patricia Ellis

Sheila Riordan and Ambassador MacNaughton of the Embassy of Canada with Patricia Ellis, WFPG Board
Member Mary Brady, and Hon. Ann Stock


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Guests during the program

Canadian Ambassador to Israel Designate
Deborah Lyons asks a question