World War II Victory Day Ceremony at Toronto City Hall

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May 14, 2017

On Monday, May 8th  in Nathan Phillips Square outside Toronto City Hall we commemorated the anniversary V-E Day and Victory Day. V-E Day, May 8. 1945 (Victory Day in Europe) mark the Allies formal acceptance of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender of its armed forces. Victory Day, May 9, 1945  is a holiday that commemorates the victory of the Soviet Union over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War.  

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The Immortal Regiment March in Toronto 2017

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April 27, 2017

The Immortal Regiment march is a rememberence event that commemorates the millions of lives lost by the Soviet Union in World War II. Known as “Immortal Regiment,” this event has spread to dozens of cities and made the Victory Day celebrations the most meaningful holiday in Russia. It has also restored the bond between generations, merging millions of diverse family stories into a common memory of suffering, courage and resilience….

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Victory Day 2017 Charity Auto Rally

2017
April 27, 2017

Toronto-Hamilton The Russian community of Toronto has launched a new tradition to start Victory Day celebrations in World War II with a spring auto and motor rally “I remember! I’m proud!” For the third time this year, the Association of World War II veterans from the USSR, activists from various public organizations and members of the Russian Congress of Canada took part in the event. The event took place on…

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2016 Annual General Meeting

Toronto, 18 December 2016 The second annual general  meeting of  the Russian Congress of Canada, held in Toronto,  summed up the work of RCC for 2016 and elected the new Board members. We sincerely thank all members of the Board and its Chairman Alla Suvorova for the contribution of time, effort and ideas for development of our organization and building of strong Russian community in Canada. We congratulate all RCC members,…

December 19, 2016
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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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In Support and Solidarity with Russian Paralympians

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August 26, 2016

  Activists of the Russian community of Toronto, Montreal, and other North American cities will protest against the blanket ban on the Russian National team of Paralympic athletes from participation in the Rio 2016 Olympics. The decision to ban the athletes demonstrates an absolute disregard for the legal right of people to the presumption of innocence. We cannot allow such blatant attacks on our morals, ethics, and democratic freedoms. Unfortunately,…

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The 95th Warriors’ Day Parade

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August 18, 2016

Saturday, August 20, 2016 10:30am Canadian National Exhibition Toronto, Ontario, Canada   Please join the marching of the veterans of the Canadian Associationof World War II Veterans from the Soviet Union at the Warriors’ Day Parade http://www.thewarriorsdayparade.ca/parade_info.htm https://www.facebook.com/events/275684926156722/

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2016 Victory Day Celebrations in Toronto, Ontario

We invite all residents of Greater Toronto Area to participate in the events celebrating the 71st anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war of 1941-1945 in Toronto . April 23, 2016  – Auto Rally 2016 Toronto (620 Ortona Rd, Borden) https://www.facebook.com/events/426086300886739/ May 8th, 2016  – The Immortal Regiment march with the Russian Congress of Canada followed by the Victory Day celebrations in Earl Bales Park, North York, prepared  by the Organizing Committee for the May 9th celebrations. https://www.facebook.com/events/1563632417291979/  

May 8, 2016
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