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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada announcing additional sanctions

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement announcing additional economic sanctions and travel bans against three Russian individuals, and economic sanctions against 14 Russian entities, as well as an import/export ban covering illegally-occupied Crimea: “Until there is real peace, until occupying forces are withdrawn, and until Ukraine’s territorial sovereignty is restored, there must [&hellip


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Canada’s Minister of National Defence visits Canadian Armed Forces Personnel in Yavoriv, Ukraine

Canada’s Minister of National Defence visits Canadian Armed Forces Personnel in Yavoriv, Ukraine June 27, 2015 – YAVORIV – National Defence YAVORIV, Ukraine – Defence Minister Jason Kenney visited Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel in Ukraine today. The CAF personnel are observing Ukrainian forces receiving training in order to further refine the training package that [&hellip


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UKRAINIAN CANADIAN COMMUNITY EXPRESSES HEARTFELT GRATITUDE TO THE BALTIC COMMUNITIES FOR THEIR STRONG SUPPORT OF UKRAINE

26 June, 2015 – TORONTO. The Ukrainian Canadian community expresses its heartfelt gratitude to the Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian Canadian communities for their strong support of Ukraine as the people of Ukraine bravely defend themselves against Russia’s brutal invasion. At an event in Toronto at the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ Lithuanian Church on [&hellip


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UCC PRESIDENT PARTICIPATES IN CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER’S DELEGATION TO UKRAINE

    UCC PRESIDENT PARTICIPATES IN UKRAINIAN WORLD CONGRESS MEETINGS WITH UKRAINIAN PRESIDENT AND HIGH RANKING MINISTERS AND OFFICIALS 12 June, 2015 – KYIV, UKRAINE – The National President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Paul Grod concluded a five-day working visit to Ukraine (June 6-June 10, 2015). Grod accompanied the Prime Minister of Canada, [&hellip


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Exclusive Interview with UCC President Paul Grod: ‘Putin needs to be exposed to his own people’

http://uatoday.tv/politics/paul-grod-ukrainian-canadian-congress-president-435677.html === Canada has been the staunchest pro-Ukrainian advocate on the international level, says Paul Grod  Ukraine Today talks to with Paul Grod, President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and Vice President of the Ukrainian World Congress.   “Canada has been Ukraine’s, I would say, steadfast supporter through the Maidan Revolution and now during this war [&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: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/harper-kicks-off-pre-election-trip-to-europe-with-harsh-words-for-vladimir-putin-1.3102982   On his third visit to Ukraine, gripped now by fresh and deadly clashes with Russian-backed separatists, Prime [&hellip


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UCC WELCOMES PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA’S VISIT TO UKRAINE

June 1, 2015 – OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes today’s announcement that the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, will visit Ukraine on June 6, in advance of the G-7 Summit being held in Schloss Elmau, Germany,on June 7-8. Prime Minister Harper stated, “Canada continues to stand with the Ukrainian people [&hellip


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UCC DELEGATION CONCLUDES VISIT TO REGINA PARTICIPATES IN HOLODOMOR MONUMENT COMMEMORATION

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JqSBXwdsoo OTTAWA – May 19, 2015. Representatives of Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) National were hosted for 2 days of meetings in Regina by the organizing committee for next year’s 25th Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, UCC Saskatchewan Provincial Council, and UCC Regina. The delegation participated in the unveiling of a Holodomor monument “Bitter Memories of [&hellip


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