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Online journal published by the graduate students of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs.
Diplomat & International Canada magazine is published four times a year in Ottawa by Sparrow House Enterprises Inc.

Both print and electronic edition subscriptions are available. The magazine is also sold on newsstands and at Chapters/Indigo stores across Canada.

Diplomat magazine is a member of Magazines Canada.

Jennifer Campbell, Editor

Telephone: 613- 231-8476

Jennifer Campbell grew up in New Brunswick. After completing a political science degree with specialization in international relations at the University of New Brunswick and a journalism degree at the University of King’s College, she went to work for one of the newspapers she grew up reading, The Saint John Times Globe. In 1998, after four years of reporting and a two-year stint writing a weekly column, she moved to Ottawa and began freelancing for various publications, including the Ottawa Citizen. She has written on everything from municipal elections to international affairs and her work has appeared in numerous newspapers across the country including the National Post, Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, and the Edmonton Journal. Her magazine writing has appeared in Reader’s Digest, Ottawa Magazine, The New Brunswick Reader, Atlantic Progress and Diplomat, to name a few.

In 2004, she became editor of Diplomat & International Canada, which underwent a complete redesign, both in the look of the magazine and the content.

Jennifer also writes Diplomatica, a weekly column on Ottawa’s diplomatic scene, for the Ottawa Citizen.


Margaret Dickenson, Columnist

Margaret Dickenson, who for almost 30 years accompanied her Foreign Service spouse to many countries, is author of the international award-winning cookbook From the Ambassador's Table. She is creator and host of an award-winning 26-episode lifestyle and cooking series, Margaret's Sense of Occasion, televised nationally on Rogers Cable for five seasons. She is now working on a second cookbook and TV series. A home economist with a degree in foods and nutrition from the University of Guelph, Margaret was recognized in 2003 as one of 76 recipients of the Macdonald Institute's Centennial Awards.

Margaret has a regular food and entertaining section in Diplomat and International Canada and also writes for other publications. Visit Margaret Dickenson's website at:


Dyanne Wilson, Photographer

Dyanne Wilson is an Ottawa native and former public servant. Although she’s always loved photography, it was only recently that she seriously turned her attention full-time to practicing the art and skill of photography.

On assignment for Diplomat & International Canada, she has photographed the Viennese Winter Ball, a Latin Carnival at the Museum of Civilization, the visit of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands’ as well as many other diplomatic events within the community. She has numerous clients, including the National Arts Centre.

Dyanne is available to photograph events of all kinds and lifestyle portraiture. Visit her website at or send email to for more information.