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 70th Anniversary Celebration

May 10, 2015

Toronto-May 9, 2015 RCC contributed to the celebration of the 70 years of victory over fascism in WWII held in Toronto. Close to a thousand of Russian-speaking Torontonians joined the people in Russia this weekend to take part in the so-called ‘Immortal Regiment’ march, carrying photographs of their relatives in memory of those who took part in the Great Patriotic War (a term used in Russia and other former Soviet…


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…


Mourning the Victims of Odessa Massacre, Ukraine

May 2, 2015

Toronto- On May 2, 2015,  RCC hold a memorial meeting and service commemorating the first anniversary of Odessa Massacre in Ukraine. An Orthodox memorial service which followed the meeting, was performed by The Very Rev. Archpriest Vladimir Malchenko, Rector of  Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia  in Toronto, ON. This day one year ago, thousands of Odessa residents took it to the streets to voice their protest against…