Canadian Media on Ukraine

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  • “Ukraine’s other war: The fight to heal soldiers’ bodies and minds” [MACLEAN’S]

    Source: Inside a military hospital in Kyiv, Canadian-backed doctors are fighting to save battle-scarred soldiers Christian BorysJune 22, 2015 Sergey, a 23-year-old Ukrainian soldier, is resting in a drab, grey, Soviet-era military hospital on the outskirts of Kyiv. Asked about his recent combat experience, he says, “I just wish that nobody would ever have to [&hellip

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    “Canada needs a ‘Magnitsky’ law to take on human-rights violators” [Article: Globe & Mail]

    SOURCE: IRWIN COTLER Contributed to The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2015 3:00AM EDT Last updated Tuesday, Jun. 09, 2015 5:32PM EDT Irwin Cotler is the Liberal MP for Mount Royal, former justice minister and attorney-general of Canada, and professor of law emeritus at McGill University. He is chairman of the Justice for [&hellip

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    Op-Ed by Paul Grod UCC President: Canadian Values are Ukrainian Values

    Canada stands among Ukraine’s greatest friends. Why Canada? It says as much about the challenges that Ukraine faces internationally as it does about the leadership of the Canadian government.                                                                                                                                                                                        PMO Photo: Jason Ransom In Ukraine last week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper shakes hands with Arseniy Yatsenyuk, prime minister of Ukraine, at a police [&hellip

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    CBC | Harper kicks off pre-election trip to Europe with harsh words for Vladimir Putin

    PM accuses Russian president of ‘Cold War mindset’ but defers calls from Ukraine for weapons By Terry Milewski, CBC News Posted: Jun 06, 2015 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Jun 07, 2015 2:17 PM ET SOURCE:   On his third visit to Ukraine, gripped now by fresh and deadly clashes with Russian-backed separatists, Prime [&hellip

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    Stephen Harper heads to Ukraine, but won’t commit to providing weapons

    Stephen Harper is heading to Ukraine to demonstrate solidarity just as Kiev’s war with Russian-backed rebels escalates, but the Prime Minister is still balking at providing weapons to the ancestral home of more than 1.2 million Canadians. Mr. Harper, on his final international trip before a federal election campaign begins, is stopping in Ukraine on [&hellip

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    Community Leaders Blast Rogers for Ethnic News Cutbacks

    Written by New Canadian Media Wednesday, 20 May 2015 Community leaders gathered together to voice their concerns on recent job cuts at OMNI. From L to R: Tam Goossen, Ontario Press Council; Dr. Joseph Wong, Chinese Canadian National Council; Dominic Campione, Canadian Ethnocultural Council; Amy Casipullai, Policy and Communications of Ontario Council of Agencies Serving [&hellip

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    Canada Announces Official Signing of Second $200-Million Loan to Ukraine

    March 27, 2015 – Toronto, Ontario – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today met with Oleksiy Pavlenko, Ukraine’s Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food, Member of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. Canada announced the official signing of the disbursement [&hellip

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    Edmonton store helps send tonnes of donations to Ukraine [Edmonton Journal]

    SOURCE: EDMONTON – A small Edmonton shop has become a shipping depot for tonnes of supplies donated for Ukrainian soldiers and refugees affected by fighting with Russian-backed rebels. Luba Tsisar, owner of the Ukrainian Orbit Store, said local residents have been raising money to buy clothes, medical equipment and other items since fall. They’ve also [&hellip

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    Jars Balan on CBC radio

    LISTEN HERE: On the Coast Talk Variety Time: Feb 4, 2015 5:15 PM CST (UTC -0600) Local Broadcast Time: 5:15 PM CST (UTC -0600) Call Sign: CBWAM (CBW) Market: International Programming   …well tonight at the canadian museum for human rights a lecture about the role canadians played of warning the world about the whole of the more [&hellip

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