From the CBC:
Bruce Heyman confirmed by U.S. Senate as ambassador to Canada
'Time to get to work!' Bruce Heyman says on Twitter
By Susana Mas, CBC News Mar 12, 2014Bruce Heyman was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday as the next ambassador to Canada, six months after U.S. President Barack Obama nominated him for the job.
Senator Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat from Minnesota, said she was "very pleased" to see Heyman, a partner at Goldman Sachs in Chicago and a top political fundraiser for Obama, confirmed to the post.
"I think it's pretty important that we have an ambassador to Canada when Canada is our biggest trading partner. We haven't had one now for months. This is a very good thing," she said.
Heyman, who has stayed quiet about his appointment throughout the process, took to Twitter Wednesday evening to express his eagerness to get started on the job....
Read the rest here. I suppose we are expected to believe that he is as qualified as MIC's current nominee for Surgeon General.
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