High Commissioner Julia Bentley: Extending A Welcome to Canada's Warm Bosom

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High Commissioner Julia Bentley: A Definition of Canada's Warmth

Canadian High Commissioner to Malaysia Julia Bentley travelled the world before settling down to join the diplomatic corps. The Mandarin-speaking ambassador shares tales from her early travels and how it shaped her world and views on migration with AWANI Review's Zakiah Koya.

One may be forgiven if one thinks Julia Bentley is in the job just to get to travel and to get to know people of all types.  As a matter of fact, Bentley admits in some ways that she is a people person and she has always been travelling since she was a teen, having lived in India and China on her own. However, that teenager-traveller has swapped her knapsack for an executive briefcase and as we speak, she is the Canadian...

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