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.
Today, MP Ted Opitz tabled a motion in the House of Commons, which received unanimous consent from all political parties, condemning Russia’s provocative military intervention in Ukraine.
The motion was as follows:
That this House strongly condemn Russia’s provocative military intervention in Ukraine; call upon Russia to withdraw its forces and respect the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, as
March 3, 2014- Today, while in Toronto Prime Minister Stephen Harper today delivered the following remarks on the troubling situation in Ukraine:
“The situation in Ukraine remains extremely serious for global peace and security.
“Canada and its G-7 partners have spoken with one voice in condemning President Putin’s military intervention in Ukraine.
“We call once again on President
UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS WELCOMES DECISION OF CANADIAN GOVERNMENT TO SEND DELEGATION TO UKRAINE TO MEET WITH NEW AUTHORITIES
February 26, 2014 - The Ukrainian Canadian Congress welcomes the decision of the Government of Canada to recognize the new authorities in Ukraine. An announcement on February 26 by the Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, shared that
Prime Minister Stephen Harper, joined by James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, and Raynell Andreychuk, Senator for Saskatchewan, meets with Paul Grod, President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Paul Migus, past President of the Ukrainian National Federation, and Adriana Wilson, President of the League of Ukrainian
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Canada Welcomes Presidential Transition in Ukraine
February 24, 2014 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement welcoming the confirmation of Oleksander Turchinov as Ukraine’s acting president:
“The Ukrainian parliament acted legitimately in naming Speaker Turchinov as acting president pending the May 25 elections,
February 23, 2014
MANITOBA ANNOUNCES HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE FOR VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE IN UKRAINE
Manitoba will provide $25,000 for immediate humanitarian assistance in Ukraine, to be used for urgently needed first aid and medical supplies, Premier Greg Selinger announced today.
This afternoon, Premier Selinger will attend a memorial service for victims of violence in Ukraine, organized by the Ukrainian
Ukraine: economic sanctions and expanded travel ban
From the Prime Minister’s Office
February 20, 2014Ottawa, Ontario
The Government of Canada is committed to supporting democracy in Ukraine. In consultation with like-minded countries, Canada is imposing targeted sanctions against those members of the Yanukovych regime and other individuals directly responsible for recent violent repression against Ukrainian citizens who are
Remarks on Situation in Ukraine
Thank You Mr. Speaker.
I will be sharing my time with the member from Etobicoke Centre.
Like all Ontarians, I am deeply disturbed and saddened by the events that have been unfolding in Ukraine.
Over the past few months the World has been witness to increasing violence against peaceful demonstrators seeking democracy and
February 20, 2014Ottawa, Ontario
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on Canada’s response to the escalation of violence in Ukraine:
“Canada continues to be outraged by the ongoing violence in Ukraine. Our Government has responded by introducing a travel ban on the regime’s senior leaders and announcing medical aid to assist the protestors in