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Holodomor Commemorated in Parliament 2014

81st Holodomor Anniversary Commemorated in Parliament
 

 

 

Rev. Michael Winn (L) and Rev. Fr. Ihor Okhrimtchouk lead those assembled in prayer 

 
November 19, 2014 – Ottawa, Canada 
On Wednesday November 19th, in participation of National Holodomor Awareness Week, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) in cooperation with the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group (CUPFG) and the Embassy of Ukraine in Canada


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Canada Condemns Escalated Violence and Reported Movement of Russian Troops into Eastern Ukraine

http://www.international.gc.ca/media/aff/news-communiques/2014/11/13b.aspx?lang=eng
November 13, 2014 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today released the following statement:
“Canada is deeply concerned by the escalation in violence in eastern Ukraine and by the reported movement of additional Russian troops and weapons into Ukraine in recent days.
“Russia must immediately withdraw its troops and weapons from sovereign Ukrainian territory and cease its material support


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Items of interest to the Ukrainian community from the House of Commons – Oct 27 – 30, 2014

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Ukraine mentioned in House of Commons Debate on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act

It was interesting that when the president of Ukraine addressed the House of
Commons, one of the things he made reference to was the need to have a free trade
agreement with Ukraine. When one thinks about it, Ukraine is moving rapidly toward
freer trade association with the European Union, yet Canada seems to be putting that
issue on


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UCC Calls for International Election Observers for Ukraine Parliamentary Elections

Ukrainian Canadian Congress calls for International Election
Observers for Ukraine Parliamentary Elections
 
19 September, 2014 - Ottawa - The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is calling on all interested Canadians to volunteer as international election observers for the Parliamentary elections in Ukraine being held on 26 October, 2014. On 11 September, 2014, Prime Minister of Canada, the Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper announced that Canada


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UCC WELCOMES HISTORIC VISIT OF PRESIDENT POROSHENKO TO CANADA

UCC WELCOMES HISTORIC VISIT OF PRESIDENT POROSHENKO TO CANADA
18 September, 2014 – Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the visit of Ukraine’s President, His Excellency Petro Poroshenko to Canada.
On September 17, President Poroshenko met with Canada’s Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper. Poroshenko and his delegation held a working meeting with the


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President Poroshenko addresses Parliament of Canada

 
The Speaker    The Speaker: I would now like to invite the right hon. Prime Minister to take the floor.
 
 
Le très hon. Stephen Harper (premier ministre, PCC)    Le très hon. Stephen Harper (premier ministre, PCC): Monsieur le Président du Sénat, monsieur le Président de la Chambre des communes, honorables sénateurs et députés, distingués invités, mesdames et


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PM welcomes successful visit of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to Canada

PM welcomes successful visit of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to Canada
September 17, 2014Ottawa, Ontario
Introduction
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today welcomed the visit by Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine, to Canada.
The two leaders discussed the steps required to restore territorial integrity in Ukraine and to ensure the country’s sovereignty in light of the Putin regime’s illegal occupation


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CANADA COMMITS MILITARY SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE

CANADA COMMITS MILITARY SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE
Ottawa – 7 August 2014 - The Ukrainian Canadian Congress commends the Government of Canada for its commitment to send up to $5 million of military equipment to Ukraine. Canada has once again shown that it unequivocally supports the people of Ukraine in their brave struggle to defend the sovereignty and


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