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Call to Action: Together and united – we will prevail!

Call to Action! Kyiv, Ukraine – March 2, 2014 – From the ground in Ukraine there is general fear that Russia will not stop without strong and rapid pressure from the international community.  Ukraine’s government has asked for Ukrainians to demonstrate in front of Russia’s diplomatic missions around the world.  Not just for an hour [&hellip


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RUSSIAN MILITARY INTERVENTION IN UKRAINE CONDEMNED

  1 March 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   UCC Strongly Condemns Russian Provocation and Military Intervention In Ukraine   Kyiv, Ukraine – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress strongly condemns Russian provocation and military intervention in Ukraine. “Today we saw heavily armed Russian forces wearing unmarked uniforms that block and seize strategic buildings and airports in Ukraine’s [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress Welcomes Decision of Canadian Government to Send Delegation to Ukraine to Meet with New Authorities

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS WELCOMES DECISION OF CANADIAN GOVERNMENT TO SEND DELEGATION TO UKRAINE TO MEET WITH NEW AUTHORITIES   February 26, 2014 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress welcomes the decision of the Government of Canada to recognize the new authorities in Ukraine. An announcement on February 26 by the Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, [&hellip


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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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Canada Welcomes Presidential Transition in Ukraine [Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada]

To view this document on the department website, please click on the following link: http://www.international.gc.ca/media/aff/news-communiques/2014/02/24a.aspx Canada Welcomes Presidential Transition in Ukraine February 24, 2014 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement welcoming the confirmation of Oleksander Turchinov as Ukraine’s acting president: “The Ukrainian parliament acted legitimately in naming Speaker Turchinov as acting [&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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BREAKING NEWS: Deal signed to end Ukraine crisis

Source: http://www.cnn.com/2014/02/21/world/europe/ukraine-protests/ Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) — Ukraine’s President and opposition leaders agreed Friday to a deal meant to end the country’s political crisis and bloody fighting that has left parts of Kiev’s city center a war zone. President Viktor Yanukovych, opposition leaders and representatives of the European Union signed the deal Friday afternoon after a night [&hellip


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Article: Bloodshed in Kyiv as Ukrainian government clashes with protesters [Toronto Star]

SOURCE: http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2014/02/18/ukraine_protests_turn_deadly_as_police_warn_of_crackdown.html By: Tanya Talaga Global economics reporter, Published on Tue Feb 18 2014 Western democracies condemned the escalated violence in Ukraine and Canada called for an international, co-ordinated response against the “appalling” use of force in Kyiv on Tuesday. A vicious crackdown by Ukrainian authorities on thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators inside Kyiv’s Independence Square has left at [&hellip


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