Community News

Subcategories

MEDIA RELEASE-Spirit Lake Centre Wins Top Award

     MEDIA RELEASE with photo                                  SPIRIT LAKE CENTRE WINS LES GRANDS PRIX DU TOURISME QUÉBÉCOIS   La Ferme/UCC Montreal:  Camp Spirit Lake Internment Interpretative Centre, the first internment interpretative museum established in 2010, won the highest award at the “Les Grands Prix du Tourisme Québécois”.  The announcement was made on March [&hellip


Continue Reading »

The truth about Russian intentions [jpost.com]

SOURCE: http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Op-Ed-Contributors/The-truth-about-Russian-intentions-345069 The truth about Russian intentions Consider this: for the past 10 days, the world has been swamped byskillfully spun Russian propaganda.http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Op-Ed-Contributors/The-truth-about-Russian-intentions-345069By ANYA ZHURAVEL SEGAL03/12/2014 01:27 Last Friday the conversation topic between me and my husband during thatblessed hour was unorthodox. We were debating under which family name Ishould publish this article. Earlier that [&hellip


Continue Reading »

REFERENDUM IN CRIMEA ILLEGITIMATE, ILLEGAL

UCC DENOUNCES CRIMEAN “REFERENDUM” AS UNCONSTITUTIONAL, ILLEGAL AND ILLEGITIMATE   The “referendum” which took place in Crimea Sunday under the illegal occupation of Russian armed forces who have invaded sovereign Ukrainian territory, is unconstitutional, illegal and illegitimate. The Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled the “referendum” to be in breach of several provisions of the Constitution [&hellip


Continue Reading »

RUSSIAN INVASION OF UKRAINE – CALL TO ACTION

RUSSIAN INVASION OF UKRAINE – CALL TO ACTION We call on Canadians and all freedom-loving people to help stop Russian aggression The international community must stand-up to the emboldened Vladimir Putin and his regime that seeks to reassemble the Soviet Union by invading Ukraine.  The freedom-loving people of Russia oppose these actions but themselves have [&hellip


Continue Reading »

Crisis in Ukraine – A Primer

CRISIS IN UKRAINE – A PRIMER From the EU Association Agreement to the Russian Invasion   Overview of the Crisis in Ukraine   What has grown into the deepest crisis facing Europe since the end of the Cold War began in November 2013 as peaceful protests against a corrupt and authoritarian regime in Ukraine that [&hellip


Continue Reading »

RUSSIA’S INVASION OF CRIMEA – A PRIMER

RUSSIA’S INVASION OF CRIMEA– A PRIMER   Overview Crimea is an autonomous republic within the territory of Ukraine, recognized as such by Russia and the international community.  The Russian Black Sea fleet is stationed on the territory of Crimea under a long term lease and provides Russia it’s only warm water military port.  The Crimean [&hellip


Continue Reading »

Statement of G-7 Leaders on Ukraine

STATEMENT OF G-7 LEADERS ON UKRAINE Ottawa, Ontario – 12 March 2014   We, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission, call on the Russian Federation  to cease all efforts to change the status of Crimea contrary [&hellip


Continue Reading »

UCC Welcomes Statement by G-7 Leaders on Ukraine

12 March 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   UCC WELCOMES STATEMENT BY G7 LEADERS ON UKRAINE   The Ukrainian Canadian Congress welcomes the statement issued today by the leaders of the G7 – Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and US and the Presidents of the European Council and European Commission, in which they “call [&hellip


Continue Reading »

Canada Cautions Russia on Proposed Crimea Legislation

To view this document on the department website, please click on the following link: http://www.international.gc.ca/media/aff/news-communiques/2014/03/11a.aspx  Canada Cautions Russia on Proposed Crimea Legislation March 11, 2014 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Canada, alongside our G-7 partners, is gravely concerned by news that Russia may be proceeding with draft legislation aimed at the [&hellip


Continue Reading »

News Release- Ontario Pledges Help for Ukraine

March 9, 2014 http://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2014/03/ontario-pledges-help-for-ukraine.html?utm_source=ondemand&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=o Government Provides $100,000 for Humanitarian Aid for the People of Ukraine Ontario is assisting the people of Ukraine by providing $100,000 in humanitarian aid and other supports as necessary during this challenging and difficult time. Over the past few weeks and months, Ontario has closely observed the ongoing political unrest and [&hellip


Continue Reading »
facebook YouTube Channel Instagram twitter RSS Feed