Canadian Media on Ukraine

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  • The Holodomor: Why the West must push back against Putin’s version of history [The Globe and Mail]

    Source: TARAS KUZIO Contributed to The Globe and Mail Taras Kuzio is a senior fellow at the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta. — This month, as Russian President Vladimir Putin continues his aggression against Ukraine, Ukrainians around the world commemorate the Holodomor, the terror-famine of 1932-1933. The murder of upwards of five [&hellip

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    Saskatchewan and Alberta ambulances donated to Ukraine

    Source: CBC News Ambulances are a key tool on the front lines of any emergency. That’s why a bunch of volunteers, paramedic groups, and the provincial and federal government are helping send four of them to Ukraine. The ambulances are from Saskatoon, Parkland Ambulance in Prince Albert, Sask., Duck Mountain EMS and Associated Ambulance services in Edmonton. [&hellip

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    Trade deal with Ukraine a vote of confidence in country’s potential [ Financial Post ]

    Source: Diane Francis | July 17, 2015 5:06 PM ET LVIV, Ukraine – It’s hard to believe, while touring this charming medieval city, there’s a war raging in this country against Russia. But the fighting is 25 hours’ drive east, and the psychology is even further away. There are reminders here and there, a memoriam [&hellip

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    “We Are All Ukrainians” [Huffington Post]

    Source: Posted: 07/13/2015 4:57 pm EDT Updated: 07/13/2015 4:59 pm EDT The tale of two realities: an expensive motorcycle parked outside Tiffany’s in Lviv beside a memorial to a fallen hero in the War against Russia — Diane Francis My first visit to Ukraine was in February 1992 and the City of Kiev was gray, [&hellip

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    July 14, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates the Governments of Canada and Ukraine on the signature of the historic Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA). The Agreement was signed today in the presence of Prime Minister of Canada, the Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper and the Prime Minister of Ukraine, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, [&hellip

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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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