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LIN 06: The Canadian Ambassador to Norway

Canadian Ambassador to Norway Interview

Learn about the life of a modern diplomat as Artur Wilczynski joins David for the latest episode of the Life in Norway Show.

I'm pleased to welcome my first Canadian guest to the Life in Norway Show, but not just any Canadian. Artur Wilczynski moved to Norway in 2014 to take up the role of Canadian Ambassador to Norway.

Since taking up the post, the Ambassador has travelled Norway extensively meeting Canadians living in Norway and talking to Norwegians about the country's relationship with Canada.

I'm honoured that Artur took time out of what you'll hear is a very busy schedule to give an honest interview about what life is like as a diplomat in the modern age. I hope you enjoy this show as much as I did making it! If you do, please consider supporting the show on Patreon from just $2 per month.

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We talk about:

  • How an Ambassador becomes an Ambassador
  • The role of a diplomat in 2017
  • The areas in which Norway and Canada have a common interest
  • Whether Artur lives a Canadian or a Norwegian lifestyle
  • If learning the language is a requirement of working as a diplomat
  • The parts of Norway Artur has enjoyed the most
  • The surprising thing that frustrates Artur about Oslo

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About the Author: David Nikel

Originally from the UK, David now lives in Trondheim and was the original founder of Life in Norway back in 2011. He now works as a freelance writer for technology companies in Scandinavia.

2 Comments

  1. Hi David,
    Great interview with the Canadian Ambassador. I was surprised to here there are around 3000 other Canadian in Norway!
    One question, do you have a lump sum annual payment option for the Patreon?

    Keep up the good work!

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