Appeal to Prime Minister Trudeau to question Minister Freeland’s integrity

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada March 21, 2017   Dear Prime Minister:   The Russian Congress of Canada would like to register its utmost concern with the appointment of Ms. Chrystia Freeland as Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. Apart from distinguishing herself as a prominent critic of Russia, Ms. Freeland has few qualifications for the job. Diplomacy presupposes an ability to build bridges and…

March 21, 2017
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Will Chrystia Freeland Finally Ruin Canadian-Russian Relations?

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March 19, 2017

MICHAEL JABARA CARLEY  16.03.2017   On 10 January 2017 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fired his minister of external affairs, Stéphane Dion, and replaced him with Chrystia Freeland, who was then minister of international trade. This cabinet shuffle might not have gotten much public notice except that Dion is a distinguished parliamentarian, former leader of the party and leader of the opposition, and a former key minister in the Liberal…

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Canadian cabinet minister claims Russian disinformation campaign

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March 8, 2017

by Ken Hanly Mar 9, 2017 source http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/politics/op-ed-canadian-cabinet-minister-claims-russian-disinformation-campaign/article/487533 At a recent news conference Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced that Canada would extend its training mission to the Ukraine. The announcement was no surprise as Canada has long been a supporter of the U.S.-led NATO campaign supporting the Ukraine in reaction to the annexation of the Crimea and Russian support for the rebel enclaves in eastern Ukraine. Freeland herself is…

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Canada’s proposed ‘Magnitsky Act’ and Canadian-Russian relations

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February 24, 2017

By Halyna Mokrushyna, source New Cold War.org, February 22, 2017   Relations between Canada and Russia have rarely been worse. After the Conservatives with their strong anti-Russian rhetoric were defeated in the Parliamentary election in October 2015, a tiny hope for improvement flared. The new foreign affairs minister Stéphane Dion stated that his Liberal government would at least engage in some kind of dialogue with Russia. Alas, the good intention…

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RCC Condolences for Loss Of Vitaly Churkin

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February 20, 2017

February 20, 2017-Toronto   Russian Congress of Canada expresses its condolences on the sudden death of the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations and the UN Security Council, Vitaly Churkin. It is a terrible loss for Russia and all humanity. His voice, at times lonely, sounded strongly from the tribune of the UN Security Council defending the position and interests of Russia on the international scene….

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Chrystia Freeland: Kiev’s Minister of Foreign Affairs in Ottawa

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January 25, 2017

MICHAEL JABARA CARLEY | 23.01.2017 | OPINION http://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2017/01/23/chrystia-freeland-kiev-minister-foreign-affairs-ottawa.html On Tuesday, 10 January 2017, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shuffled his cabinet after only 14 months in office. The most newsworthy change was the sacking of Stéphane Dion, as minister of foreign affairs, and his replacement by Chrystia Freeland, previously minister of international trade. The cabinet shuffle might not have made much news except for the shabby treatment of Dion and…

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Bill C-306 Defeated

We welcome the defeat of Bill C-306, an Act to establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the deportation of the Crimean Tatars in 1944 as an act of genocide.

December 16, 2016
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Canada Needs To Stop Wasteful Funding To Ukraine

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October 8, 2016

By Bhupinder S. Liddar,  former Canadian diplomat and founding publisher/editor of “Diplomat & International Canada” magazine. Source:  http://thelinkpaper.ca/?p=58787   Why is it that Ukraine, after 25 years of re-emergence as an independent country, from the ruins of the Soviet empire, cannot put its house in order and stand on its own feet? Why does a country of 46 million and largest in Europe, continues to rely, almost exclusively, on Western…

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The Arctic Council at 20 years: More necessary than ever

Address by Parliamentary Secretary Goldsmith-Jones, on behalf of Minister Dion, marking the 20th anniversary of the Arctic Council September 29, 2016 – Ottawa, Ontario “Cooperation with Russia on the full range of Arctic issues is simply in our best interests. And by the way, I am pleased to know that a Canada-Russia Arctic conference is planned for late November, with Carleton University again playing host. Diplomacy and cooperation—with all members…

September 30, 2016
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