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

Canada Needs To Stop Wasteful Funding To Ukraine

Justin Trudeau Petro Poroshenko
October 8, 2016

By Bhupinder S. Liddar,  former Canadian diplomat and founding publisher/editor of “Diplomat & International Canada” magazine. Source:   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…


Canada’s Liberal Gov’t Joins NATO’s War Escalation

source: by Roger Annis Canadians who hoped the federal election last October 19 would usher in change to the aggressive, foreign policy of the defeated Conservative government are wondering what happened to their wishes. The transition in imperialist foreign policy from the Harper Conservatives to the Justin Trudeau-led Liberals has been utterly seamless, if not predictable. In the Middle East, Canada’s support to ‘regime change’ in Syria stands. The…

July 21, 2016

Odessa: Averting Another Massacre

  By Nicolai Petro, Counterpunch, April 28, 2016   May 2 will mark the second anniversary of one of the most horrific, politically inspired tragedies in modern European history — the fire in the Odessa trade union building that killed 48 people and wounded another 200. Numerous pleas by the United Nations and the European Union for a thorough investigation into the causes of this tragedy have gone unanswered. Multiple…

May 1, 2016

Murder is a non-pardonable offense… for Nadezhda Savchenko and anyone else

April 29, 2016

Stephane Dion, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, issued a statement on March 8 in which he called on Russia to immediately release from custody Nadezhda Savchenko, the Ukrainian citizen arrested in the summer of 2014 in the midst of armed hostilities in Donbass.  On March 22nd, a Russian court found Savchenko guilty of murder for the killing of two Russian citizens, both of whom were journalists, and one an ethnic…


RCC Statement on Dismantling of World War II Soviet Army memorials in Poland

April 24, 2016

The following  letter from the Russian speaking community in Canada was  forwarded to Andrzej Duda, the President of the Republic of Poland, and the National Assembly of Poland.   Toronto, April 19th, 2016   Andrzej Duda President of the Republic of Poland   Dear President Duda,   The Russian Congress of Canada is deeply concerned about the Polish authorities’ initiative to dismantle more than five hundred monuments to Soviet soldiers…


‘We will work together with pleasure’

In a large and informal media scrum immediately after the broadcast, CBC News Susan Ormiston asked Russian President Vladimir Putin about Canada’s prime minister Trudeau and how he saw Canada-Russia relations going forward . “Positively,” he replied. With regard to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Putin added, “We are acquainted … we met in Antalya at the G20. We met personally. He expressed how he plans to build relations with Russia. This,…

April 14, 2016