100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

  We express our extended sympathy on the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide! Today, April 24, 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide in Ottoman Turkey (Western Armenia). The four stage of the Armenian genocide that began in Turkey in 1894 destroyed the Armenian civilization in most parts of Western Armenia, taking the lives of more than 2,000,000 people, about 300,000 were killed in 1894-1896, 1,500,000 in…

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Op-Ed by Very Rev. Archpriest Vladimir Malchenko

This open letter with regards to the March 5, 2015 press release of Peter Goldring, MP from Edmonton East ( http://www.petergoldring.ca/media/2015-03-06-goldring(1).pdf ) was written by the Very Rev. Archpriest Vladimir Malchenko, Rector of Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (Toronto, ON), head of the RCC Committee for Religious Affairs, and confirmed by the Russian Congress of Canada.  To the Most Reverend Bishops, Clergy, Pious Laity Of the Orthodox Church, And…

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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….

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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.

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ISSUES WITH THE EARLY SEX EDUCATION CURRICULUM IN ONTARIO

ISSUES OF THE SEX EDUCATION CURRICULUM WHICH THE ONTARIO GOVERNMENT IS PLANNING TO IMPLEMENT IN SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 WERE DISCUSSED WITH THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE WELL INFORMED PARENTS. It is fair to say, that general public has been following the Ontario Ministry of Education plans to radically change the Sex Ed Curriculum in provincial schools for months. Hundreds of thousands of parents reacted in an highly negative way to the fact that the…

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Letter to TSO Regarding Valentina Lisitsa

Valentina Lisitsa is a famous pianist who also actively comments in respect to the Ukrainian conflict on her Twitter account. She was scheduled to perform at the Roy Thompson Hall in Toronto on April 8 and 9 but the Toronto Symphony Orchestra decided to silence her music and her political views. Members and friends of the RCC strongly disagree with this bias approach  and expressed  their resentment in an open letter addressed…

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Presentation of the Russian Congress of Canada

On March 8, 2015 the Russian Congress of Canada (RCC) held its presentation in Toronto. All members of the National Council, friends and activists were present at the event. Among the guests were also media representatives, a member of Slav community, and a delegate from the Russian Consulate in Toronto. The meeting was held in a warm and friendly atmosphere with tea and pies and turned into a live and…

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RCC hosts a musical program “Songs in the Flames of War…”

On February 22, 2015 the Russian community in Toronto celebrated the Defender of the Fatherland Day and the anniversary of lifting the siege of Leningrad at a charity lunch hosted by Crystal Grand Banquet Hall. The event was organized for the veterans of the World War II residing in Toronto area. The lunch was accompanied by a musical program “Songs in the Flames of War…” All the money collected at…

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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…

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“Is Ukraine United?” Conference in the University of Ottawa

An Insight and International Community Viewpoint at Euromaidan Revolution and the Rebellion in Donbass Conference at the University of Ottawa  (December 4, 2014) Press release The leading political scientists and sociologists in Canada shared their thoughts on the civil war in Ukraine.  It is noteworthy, that their view of the so called “Russian aggression” and Russia’s support of the militia in Donbass is different from the official line taken by…

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