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Prime Minister of Canada meets with members of the Ukrainian-Canadian Community

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 [&hellip


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News Release: Manitoba Announces Humanitarian Assistance for Victims of Violence in Ukraine

SOURCE: nmservices@leg.gov.mb.ca 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, [&hellip


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URGENT APPEAL TO ALL CANADIANS TO PROVIDE URGENT HUMANITARIAN RELIEF TO ASSIST UKRAINIAN VICTIMS

URGENT APPEAL TO ALL CANADIANS TO PROVIDE URGENT HUMANITARIAN RELIEF TO ASSIST UKRAINIAN VICTIMS   For a tax-deductible donation, donate to: Donate Online through the CUF Maidan Fund www.cufoundation.ca Donate Online through Ukrainian Canadian Social Services via https://www.canadahelps.org/dn/15000.   For non-tax deductible donations, donate to: Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Toronto 145 Evans Avenue – Suite 208, Toronto, [&hellip


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UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS: POSITIVE STEPS TOWARD RESOLUTION OF CRISIS IN UKRAINE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE!   UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS: POSITIVE STEPS TOWARD RESOLUTION OF CRISIS IN UKRAINE   The Ukrainian Canadian Congress welcomes news of recent developments in Ukraine, including the establishment of a new Parliamentary majority in the Verkhovna Rada, the release of former PM Yulia Tymoshenko, and the decision to have Ukraine become a signatory [&hellip


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Panakhyda for the victims of Yanukovych Regime violence against democratic demonstrators in Ukraine

On  Sunday, February 23, 2014 a panakhyda will be served at Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic church, 505 Watt St. @ 4:00 p.m. for the victims of Yanukovych Regime violence against democratic demonstrators in Ukraine and to show solidarity with the people of Ukraine. All are welcome to attend. Please come and pray for the victims and for Ukraine’s future


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Canada imposes Economic Sanctions and Expanded Travel Ban

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 [&hellip


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Premier of Ontario’s remarks in legislature on situation in Ukraine

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 [&hellip


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Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing Note (February 20th, 2014)

      PLAIN TEXT VERSION: 1. More casualties in Kyiv as Zakharchenko issues criminal orders Today the Yanukovych regime issued criminal orders, and is no longer bothering to hide it. Interior Minister Zakharchenko confirmed that live ammunition has been issued to special forces. Snipers and Berkut special forces shot live rounds at demonstrators on Hrushevsky [&hellip


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Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces additional sanctions against Yanukovych regime

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 [&hellip


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