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Canusa Street Episode 52: From The Tundra to Hotlanta

December 21, 202229:11

Our guest this week in the Mexico City pop up studio is Ambassador Louise Blais, whose 25-year career as a Canadian diplomat brought her everywhere from INTERPOL and the United Nations to the Canada’s Consulate in Atlanta and its Embassy in Paris. She joins Chris and Scotty to discuss the importance of people-to-people connections in diplomacy, prospects for growth in North America, and other lessons from her storied career.

Cover image credits: Pavone


Louise Blais headshot

Louise Blais

Senior Special Advisor, U.S. and International Affairs, Business Council of Canada


Chris Sands

Christopher Sands

Director, Canada Institute
Maryscott Greenwood Profile Photo

Maryscott "Scotty" Greenwood

Chief Executive Officer, Canadian American Business Council

Canada Institute

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