Russian Congress of Canada address to the memebers of the Russian community before 2015 Federal election

October 18, 2015

  Dear Friends,   On October 19th, you along with millions of other Canadians will be making a very important decision. The outcome of the election will determine not only who will form the next Government, but also what Canada will we live in, what legacy will we leave to our children. Your voice, your vote, your support for the candidate, your intelligent decision will make a real difference.  …


Address to Candidates in 2015 Federal Election

Toronto – October 2015. The Russian Congress of Canada (RCC) released an address to the candidates in 2015 Canadian federal elections on the issues related to the current Canada-Ukraine foreign policy  and its affect on Russian and Ukrainian diasporas, as a matter of high importance to both communities. The statement is available for downloads here:    Address to Candidates The RCC National Council encourages RCC members, its friends, and members…

October 7, 2015

Meeting with the members of the Russian-Canadian Trade mission

August 21, 2015 – Toronto The Senior Trade Commissioner of the Trade Mission of the Russian Federation in Canada Konstantin Trofimov and the Deputy Commissioner Igor Prigaro had a meeting with the members of the Russian-Canadian mission and the general public. The members of the Russian Congress of Canada were among those invited to the meeting. The issues of development of bilateral relations in trade and economic sphere under the…

August 31, 2015

RCC Statement – Act Of Vandalism In Montreal

May 13, 2015

  The Russian Congress of Canada would like to express its greatest discontent in connection with the act of vandalism that took place in Montreal. On May 12, 2015, following a celebration of victory over Nazi Germany in the Second World War, an individual or group of individuals had set fire to a car decorated with the Russian national flag. Over the past few months the Russian Congress of Canada…


Victory Day Ceremony in Nathan Phillips Square at Toronto City Hall

May 5, 2015

Toronto-May 5, 2015.  James Pasternak, Toronto CIty Councillor, Ward 10 – York Centre honoured World War II veterans with a Victory Day Ceremony in Nathan Phillips Square at Toronto City Hall. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the World War II Allies formally accepting the unconditional surrender of the armed forces of Nazi Germany. The celebration was joined by World War II veterans and their families, Canadian and American military…


RCC Visits the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Ottawa

Ottawa -April 20, 2015.   Representatives of the Russian Congress of Canada visited the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Ottawa where they met with His Excellency Mr. Alexander Darchiev, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Canada,  Mr.Konstantin Zatulin, Director of the CIS Institute, and Andranik Migranyan, Director of the New York office of the Institute for Democracy and Cooperation. The expert opinions on the political processes in Russia and former Soviet Union were shared at the meeting….

April 20, 2015

RCC Meets Ottawa Friends

Ottawa – April 19, 2015. Valentin Lossev, the President of the Russian Congress of Canada, meets the activists of the Russian community in Ottawa and members of the Russian Congress of Canada. The possibility of opening of the first regional  brunch of the Russian Congress of Canada in Ottawa is discussed at the meeting.

April 19, 2015

Meeting with Peter Goldring, MP for Edmonton East

On February 20, 2015, representatives of the Russian Congress of Canada and the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad had the pleasure of meeting with Peter Goldring, Member of Parliament for Edmonton East. Peter Goldring shared his UKRAINE MISSION REPORT which he compiled after his trip to Ukraine on May 7- June 1, 2014 and presented to the Canadian Parliament. The Very Rev. Fr. Vladimir Malchenko, Rector of the Holy Trinity parish…

February 20, 2015

First Annual General Meeting

On January 17, 2015 the Russian Congress of Canada held its first Annual General Meeting in Toronto. At the meeting, members of the organizational Committee  adopted the Constitution and elected the National Council of the Russian Congress of Canada. Valentin Lossev became the President and Dmitri Ivanov the Vice President of the RCC.

January 18, 2015

Letter to the Members of Canadian Parliament regarding situation in Donbass, Ukraine

January 15, 2015 – Russian speaking Canadians express their profound concern with the atrocities perpetrated by the Ukrainian government and its military against the people of  Donbass  in eastern Ukraine. Russian Canadian Congress  addresses the Canadian government  to reverse its actions in supporting the Ukrainian militarily and use all available means to engage Ukrainian leaders, responsible for the repressive measures, in peaceful negotiations with the heads of the breakaway regions of…

January 16, 2015