Martin Laflamme joined the Foreign Service in 2002. He has served overseas in Japan, Afghanistan and China—most of his assignments at headquarters have also focused on Asia. He is currently a Deputy Director in the Southeast Asia and Oceania Division, at Global Affairs Canada. The views presented in the LRC are his own.
Articles by Martin Laflamme
- Starchitect Saga (January–February 2016)
A review of Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry, by Paul Goldberger, and Frank Gehry, edited by Aurélien Lemonier and Frédéric Migayrou
- The Diplomatic Dance (October 2005)
A review of Rollercoaster: My Hectic Years as Jean Chrétien’s Diplomatic Advisor 1994–1998, by James Bartleman, Getting It Done: A Memoir, by Derek H. Burney, and Escott Reid: Diplomat and Scholar, edited by Greg Donaghy and Stéphane Roussel
- Reluctant Nationalistic Hero (May 2014)
A review of Paul-Émile Borduas: A Critical Biography, by François-Marc Gagnon, translated by Peter Feldstein
- Like Father, Like Daughter (December 2010)
A review of The Ghost Brush, by Katherine Govier.
- Thought in Action (July–August 2009)
A review of Norman Bethune, by Adrienne Clarkson and Norman Bethune: trail of Solidarity — La huella solidaria at the McCord Museum of Canadian History
- Diplomats: Do We Need Them? (March 2008)
A review of Ambassador Assignments: Canadian Diplomats Reflect on Our Place in the World, edited by David Chalmer Reece
- Our Man in London (December 2006)
A review of Commissions High: Canada in London, 1870–1971, by Roy MacLaren