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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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    NDP Supports Democracy and Diplomacy in Ukraine

    2014 05 29
    NDP Supports Democracy and Diplomacy in Ukraine
    The NDP is congratulating the Ukrainian people on exercising their democratic rights in elections last weekend.
     “The resilience and determination of the Ukrainian people in the face of violence and intimidation by armed groups is impressive and inspiring,” said NDP Foreign Affairs Critic Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre). “With


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    Baird Condemns Provocateurs in Eastern Ukraine

    To view this document on the department website, please click on the following link: http://www.international.gc.ca/media/aff/news-communiques/2014/04/07a.aspx 
    Baird Condemns Provocateurs in Eastern Ukraine
    April 7, 2014 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement:
    “Canada strongly condemns the agents provocateurs that are fomenting unrest in the three Ukrainian oblasts of Kharkiv, Donetsk and Luhansk.
    “Canada calls for calm and for


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