2016 Victory Day Celebrations in Toronto, Ontario

We invite all residents of Greater Toronto Area to participate in the events celebrating the 71st anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war of 1941-1945 in Toronto . April 23, 2016  – Auto Rally 2016 Toronto (620 Ortona Rd, Borden) https://www.facebook.com/events/426086300886739/ May 8th, 2016  – The Immortal Regiment march with the Russian Congress of Canada followed by the Victory Day celebrations in Earl Bales Park, North York, prepared  by the Organizing Committee for the May 9th celebrations. https://www.facebook.com/events/1563632417291979/  

May 8, 2016

Paschal Greetings from the Russian Congress of Canada

The Russian Congress of Canada wholeheartedly greets the Russian Canadian community and all our Orthodox brothers and sisters in Canada, Russia and Ukraine, with the bright feast of Pascha of Christ, which has become the most important event in the history of the salvation of the humananity We pray for revival of traditional spiritual and moral values, education of the younger generation based on those values, and strive for the protection of family, motherhood and childhood. We wish…

May 1, 2016

“I remember, I am proud!”

April 28, 2016

“I remember, I am proud!” is the motto of  the charitable rally, one of many upcoming events dedicated to the WWII Victory Day in Canada that started from Toronto’s Earl Bales Park on April 23, 2016. On this day, the Russian community of Greater Toronto Area celebrated the anniversary of the Elbe Day, the day when Soviet and American troops met at the Elbe River, in Germany, on April 25th , marking an important step toward the end of World War II in Europe….


Civilian conflict in Ukraine still not resolved

February 22, 2016

Appeal to the Members of Canadian Parliament on Minsk Accord– Seek Diplomatic Solution to the Conflict in Ukraine February 12, 2016 marked one year since the Minsk Agreement on Ukraine crises was signed. The conflict claimed thousands of lives, left tens of thousands injured, and more than a million seeking refuge, all as a result of brutal force used by the Ukrainian army against civilians of densely populated areas in…


RCC Open Letter regarding Kyiv Pechersk Lavra in Ukraine: New attempt to seize the UOC shrine

THE OPEN LETTER OF THE RUSSIAN CONGRESS OF CANADA REGARDING THE ATTEMPT OF UKRAINIAN AUTHORITY TO SEIZE THE PROPERTY AND SHRINE OF THE UKRANIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH BY UKRAINIAN AUTHORITIES The Russian Congress of Canada has learned of an Internet petition urging the transfer of the Kiev Caves Monastery of the Dormition from the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church (sometimes called the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate) to the schismatic…

December 11, 2015

Russia Day Celebration

June 12, 2015

The Russian Congress of Canada hosted a festive celebration of the Day of Russia in Toronto that took place at the Holy Trinity Church on June 12, 2015. More than 100 people attended the cocktail party and the concert that followed the talk given by Halyna Mokrushina, a freelance journalist and Doctoral Student in Sociology at University of Ottawa, who was among the special guests at the event. Halyna shared…


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…


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…

February 22, 2015