At the invitation of the Government of Canada and the Flaherty Family, Paul Grod attends State funeral for the Honourable Jim Flaherty to pay respects on behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian community.
“Jim was a very good friend of the Ukrainian Canadian community,” stated Paul Grod UCC President. “We are very grateful for his tremendous contribution
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Baird Condemns Provocateurs in Eastern Ukraine
April 7, 2014 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement:
“Canada strongly condemns the agents provocateurs that are fomenting unrest in the three Ukrainian oblasts of Kharkiv, Donetsk and Luhansk.
“Canada calls for calm and for
20 March 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
UCC WELCOMES PRIME MINISTER HARPER’S VISIT TO UKRAINE
The Ukrainian Canadian Congress welcomes the announcement by the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Stephen Harper to visit Ukraine on March 22. He is the first leader of the G7 countries to travel to Ukraine since the beginning of the crisis
UCC DENOUNCES CRIMEAN “REFERENDUM” AS UNCONSTITUTIONAL, ILLEGAL AND ILLEGITIMATE
The “referendum” which took place in Crimea Sunday under the illegal occupation of Russian armed forces who have invaded sovereign Ukrainian territory, is unconstitutional, illegal and illegitimate. The Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled the “referendum” to be in breach of several provisions of the Constitution of Ukraine.
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Canada Cautions Russia on Proposed Crimea Legislation
March 11, 2014 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement:
“Canada, alongside our G-7 partners, is gravely concerned by news that Russia may be proceeding with draft legislation aimed at the absorption of Ukraine’s
March 9, 2014
Government Provides $100,000 for Humanitarian Aid for the People of Ukraine
Ontario is assisting the people of Ukraine by providing $100,000 in humanitarian aid and other supports as necessary during this challenging and difficult time.
Over the past few weeks and months, Ontario has closely observed the ongoing political unrest and escalating violence in Ukraine.