August 9, 1996 |
Former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell, 49, the first woman to lead her nation, was named Thursday as Canada's consul general in Los Angeles, effective Sept. 16. Campbell, who has been a lecturer at UC Irvine since February, was selected for the post by Prime Minister Jean Chretien, who dealt Campbell a crushing 1993 election defeat. The consulate in Los Angeles represents the Canadian government in trade, immigration, cultural affairs and other issues in California and four other states.
July 17, 1988
A Canadian delegation visiting Iran to discuss improved relations held talks with Deputy Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Larijani, the Iranian news agency IRNA said. The Canadian team, led by Assistant Deputy Foreign Minister Marc Brault, discussed "bilateral relations and matters of mutual interest" with Larijani, according to the IRNA report, monitored in Cyprus. No other details were given.