We are the community united by love for our Motherland with its rich cultural and historical traditions

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November 1, 2017

source   http://russianexpress.net/secondary_id/1796?id=862 November 01, 2019 The Russian Congress of Canada and the “Svetoch” Association express their deep gratitude to everyone who has come to our first Alexander Ball in Toronto, to all those who have supported us morally and financially, to all who value our past and our future, to all who feel that we are not just individuals scattered in the foreign lands, but the community united by love…

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Christian Orthodox Family Festival in Canada

Toronto Second Festival of the Orthodox Family in Canada took place on June 17, 2017 in Hamilton. It was a family oriented event dedicated to the orthodox family values ​​and traditions. Various ethnic communities enjoyed Russian songs and dances, the show, master classes on creative arts for children and adults, educational programs, presented by private schools, lessons on spiritual development and, of course, the taste of traditional Russian pies and…

June 6, 2017
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REJECTING FALSIFICATION OF HISTORY

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May 22, 2017

In reply to the publications that have appeared in the media in connection with the event commemorating WWII in Canada http://euromaidanpress.com/2017/05/09/immortal-regiment-march-in-toronto-shameful-display-of-russian-propaganda/#arvlbdata http://upnorth.eu/rejecting-kremlins-falsification-history-cult-victory/ Contributed by Konstantin Goulich Seventy two years ago the most horrible war of the twentieth century had ended in a spectacular victory of Allied Powers over the united forces of Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan, their satellites and collaborators. The Soviet Union has paid the highest price to attain…

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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

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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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