More than two dozen ambassadors are being replaced around the world.
Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion announced Colin Rutherford's release in a brief statement.
Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion used Twitter to express Canada's outrage about the news out of North Korea.
The man dubbed "not a leader" has been named Canada's foreign affairs minister. It's one of the most coveted and prestigious roles in government. Dion will now get the chance to represent Canada on the world stage, a prospect that might have seemed impossible back when the death of the Liberal party was being exaggerated.
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By appointing a unilingual Foreign Affairs Minister, Rob Nicholson, Prime Minister Harper fails to understand his role to protect this precious heritage. He also handicaps heavily our country's ability to take advantage of our linguistic duality on the world stage. In 2015, it is totally unacceptable.
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