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  • MP Joy Smith Speaks Out on Behalf of Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko

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    MP Joy Smith Speaks Out on Behalf of Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko
     
    January 26, 2015 – Ottawa, ON
    Joy Smith, Member of Parliament for Kildonan—St. Paul, released the following statement in support of Ukrainian Member of Parliament Nadiya Savchenko.
    “Today is the international day in support of Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko, who has been illegally imprisoned by Russia since


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    UCC Welcomes Additional Support by Canada for Ukraine

    UCC WELCOMES ADDITIONAL SUPPORT BY CANADA FOR UKRAINE

     

    L-R: Lenna Koszarny (Head of UCC Ukraine Advisory Council); Emma Turos (Executive Director, CUCC); Zenon Poticzny (President CUCC); Minister Ed Fast; Roman Sawycky, Roman Tatarsky (Members of UCC Ukraine Advisory Council); Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Waschuk

      
    26 January, 2015 – Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes


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    Commemoration of Holodomor Memorial Week at the Ontario Legislature

    Commemoration of Holodomor Memorial Week at the Ontario Legislature

    On November 17, 2014, Mr. Yvan Baker, MPP for Etobicoke-Center, invited the Ukrainian Canadian Congress’ National Holodomor Education Committee to join him as special guests in the Ontario Legislature for the start of Holodomor Education Week. During the parliamentary session Mr. Baker commemorated the 81st anniversary of


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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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    STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA ANNOUNCING THE INTENT TO IMPOSE ADDITIONAL SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA

    Ottawa, Ontario
    29 July 2014
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement announcing that Canada intends to impose additional sanctions on Russia in concert with allies and partners:
    “On July 24th, 2014, we announced strengthened sanctions on arms manufacturers and energy and financial entities with significant links to the Russian Government.
    “In the wake of continued aggression


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    STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA ANNOUNCING FURTHER SANCTIONS

    This document is also available at http://pm.gc.ca
    Date: July 24, 2014
    For immediate release
     
    STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA ANNOUNCING FURTHER SANCTIONS
     
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement announcing new economic sanctions and travel bans against Ukrainian individuals, as well as economic sanctions against Ukrainian entities and a broad range of entities related to various


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