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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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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Appeal to reject Bill C-306, An Act to establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of the Crimean Tatars in 1944 as an act of genocide

November 25th, 2016-Toronto, Ontario The Russian Congress of Canada appeals to the Canadian Parliament to reject  Private Member’s Bill C-306, An Act to establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of the Crimean Tatars in 1944 as an act of genocide, introduced by Mr. Kerry Diotte, MP for Edmonton-Griesbach. In his presentation of this bill, Mr. Diotte said that he has a “clear, irrefutable…

November 26, 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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Canada-wide Rally in Support of Russian Paralympic Team

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August 29, 2016

Toronto, August 28, 2016- Russian-speaking community of Canada held a mass rally in support of the Russian Paralympics team suspended from participation in the Games in Rio de Janeiro. Montreal and Winnipeg will join Toronto and Vancouver next week. Here in Canada, we feel a special responsibility for the unfair report produced by the World Anti-Doping Agency, which essentially deprived the 267 Paralympic athletes from Russia of presumption of innocence….

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World War II V-Day Ceremony at Toronto City Hall

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April 23, 2016

  On Monday, May 9, 2016, the Toronto City Hall marked World War II V-E Day and Victory Day with a ceremony in Nathan Phillips Square outside of Toronto City Hall. V-E Day, May 8th, and Victory Day, May 9th, commemorate the unconditional surrender of the armed forces of Nazi Germany in 1945. World War II veterans, elected officials and representatives from the Allied countries  paid tribute to the sacrifices and…

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