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  • UCC WELCOMES UKRAINIAN MINISTER OF AGRARIAN POLICY AND FOOD TO CANADA

    March 30, 2015 – OTTAWA AND TORONTO– The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomed the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Mr. Oleksiy Pavlenko and Deputy Minister Vladyslava Rutytska during their official visit to Canada from March 26 to March 28, 2015.
    On March 26, Minister Pavlenko met with Canada’s Minister of International Trade, the


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    Canada Announces Official Signing of Second $200-Million Loan to Ukraine

    March 27, 2015 – Toronto, Ontario – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
    The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today met with Oleksiy Pavlenko, Ukraine’s Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food, Member of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. Canada announced the official signing of the disbursement of


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    UCC APPLAUDS APPROVAL BY HOUSE OF COMMONS FOR MAGNITSKY TYPE SANCTIONS AGAINST PUTIN REGIME

    UCC APPLAUDS APPROVAL BY HOUSE OF COMMONS FOR
    MAGNITSKY TYPE SANCTIONS AGAINST PUTIN REGIME  
    OTTAWA - MARCH 26, 2015.  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress commends the unanimous adoption by the House of Commons yesterday of a motion by the Honourable Irwin Cotler, M.P., to implement sanctions against human rights abusers.  The so-called Magnitsky sanctions mirror those implemented in the


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    Statement by Minister Nicholson on Latest Shipment of Non-lethal Equipment to Ukraine

    To view this document on the department website, please click on the following link:
    http://www.international.gc.ca/media/aff/news-communiques/2015/03/18e.aspx
    Statement by Minister Nicholson on Latest Shipment of Non-lethal Equipment to Ukraine
     
    March 18, 2015 - Ottawa, Ontario – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
    The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement regarding


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    Minister Nicholson Announces Support for Ukrainian Democracy

    To view this document on the department website, please click on the following link: http://www.international.gc.ca/media/aff/news-communiques/2015/03/18a.aspx
    Minister Nicholson Announces Support for Ukrainian Democracy
    Highlights Canada’s commitment to advancing democracy, human rights, rule of law and support for civil society
    March 18, 2015 - Ottawa, Ontario – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
    The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls,


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    MPP Baker Calls on Federal Government to Supply Defensive Weapons to Ukraine

    MPP Baker Calls on Federal Government to Supply Defensive Weapons to Ukraine

    For immediate release
    March 16, 2015. On March 11, 2015 MPP Yvan Baker (Etobicoke Centre), rose at Queen’s Park and called on the Government of Canada to “provide Ukraine with defensive weapons, equipment and training it needs to defend its territorial integrity”.
    Mr. Baker stated, “Today, Ukraine


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    MPP Baker Calls on Federal Government to Supply Defensive Weapons to Ukraine

    For immediate release
     
    March 16, 2015. On March 11, 2015 MPP Yvan Baker (Etobicoke Centre), rose at Queen’s Park and called on the Government of Canada to “provide Ukraine with defensive weapons, equipment and training it needs to defend its territorial integrity”.
    Mr. Baker stated, “Today, Ukraine is at war and the situation is dire. Russian-backed forces have


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    Statements in Parliament of interest to the Ukrainian Community – March 11th, 2015

    41st PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION
    EDITED HANSARD • NUMBER 184
    CONTENTS
    Wednesday, March 11, 2015
    STATEMENTS BY MEMBERS
    [Statements by Members]
    Russia
    Ms. Chrystia Freeland (Toronto Centre, Lib.):
    Mr. Speaker, Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian pilot, Iraqi war veteran, and member of the Ukrainian parliament, has been held as a prisoner of war in Russia since June 24, 2014.
    Last summer, Nadiya was kidnapped by


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