Press coverage of Minister Dion’s trip to Ukraine

Articles and coverage relating to Minister of Foreign Affairs Stephane Dion’s recent visit to Ukraine, as well as associated appearances and statements by representatives of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress through both Canadian and Ukrainian media

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Minister Dion underscores Canada’s unwavering support for Ukraine during visit to Kyiv

News Release from Global Affairs Canada February 1, 2016 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today concluded a successful visit to Ukraine where he met with his counterpart, Pavlo Klimkin, and with Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. Minister Dion reiterated the need for the full respect of [&hellip

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Russia’s Failed Attempt to Spin “Reset” of Relations with Canada

January 28, 2016 – OTTAWA. On January 26, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated at a press conference, “We were surprised by the total lack of any pragmatism in the impulsive actions taken by the previous government, which took the course, as you can understand, of blindly following the demands of rabid representatives of the [&hellip

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Article: “Ceremony marks change of command for Joint Task Force-Ukraine” []

Source: A formal Change of Command ceremony was held at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Starychi, Ukraine on Jan. 17 for Lt.Col. Tim Arsenault as he assumed command of Joint Task Force-Ukraine (JTF-U) from Lt. Col. Jason Guiney. Joint Task Force-Ukraine is part of Operation UNIFIER, Canada’s military training mission in Ukraine. “I [&hellip

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  GOVERNMENT OF SASKATCHEWAN DESIGNATES 2016 TO BE YEAR OF SASKATCHEWAN UKRAINIANS   January 15, 2016 — On Tuesday, January 5, 2016, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall officially proclaimed 2016 as the Year of Saskatchewan Ukrainians. The proclamation acknowledges the 125th anniversary of Ukrainian immigration to Canada while recognizing contributions that Ukrainians have made to the [&hellip

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Canada Gains Expanded Market Access for Beef and Pork to Ukraine [AAFC News Release]

Full Text Below Canada Gains Expanded Market Access for Beef and Pork to Ukraine January 11, 2016 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Minister of International Trade Chrystia Freeland announced today that Ukraine has approved beef and pork exports from any Canadian federally registered establishment that meets certification [&hellip

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Orthodox Christmas

January 7, 2016 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on the celebration of Orthodox Christmas: “Today, Orthodox Christians around the world will gather with family, friends, and loved ones to celebrate Christmas. “This joyful time of year is an opportunity to appreciate the many blessings we enjoy here in [&hellip

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UCC Offers Sincere Thanks to Volunteers and Donors from Coast to Coast – Your Support Keeps The Ukrainian Canadian Community Strong

January 5, 2016 – 2016 is a year for celebrating milestones. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Ukrainian Canadian Committee (now Congress). We have led and united the community over these 75 years as a direct result of the commitment of our volunteers and generosity of our donors. Your selfless [&hellip

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Trudeau Government Keeps Promise to Build Memorial to the Victims of Communism

December 17, 2015 – OTTAWA.. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomed the announcement today by the Government of Canada to move forward with the Memorial to the Victims of Communism in Ottawa’s Parliamentary precinct. Canada’s Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Mélanie Joly announced at a news conference in Ottawa today that the Government of [&hellip

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