Dominica will have a diplomatic presence in Toronto before the end of the year.
The island’s permanent representative and ambassador to the United Nations, Vince Henderson, made the announcement last Saturday night at the Commonwealth of Dominica Ontario Association’s (CDOA) 41st anniversary celebration in Scarborough.
The decision to establish a consular office in the city comes in the wake of last month’s closure of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) High Commission in Ottawa which was operational since in 1982. In light of the international financial crisis and global recession, the OECS Heads of Government concluded it was no longer sustainable or viable to operate the diplomatic office.
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