Piece on Russian disinformation campaign practicing what it preaches against, says letter writer

The Hill Times (March 6, 2019) https://www.hilltimes.com/2019/03/06/piece-on-russian-disinformation-campaign-practicing-what-it-preaches-against-says-letter-writer/190791 Letters to the Editor Piece on Russian disinformation campaign practicing what it preaches against, says letter writer Re: “Canada is a target of Russia’s disinformation. Let’s be ready,” (The Hill Times, Jan. 30, p. 10). In this article, Alexandra Chyczij, the national president of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, misrepresents the information contained in a report on the Ukrainian Canadian diaspora broadcast by the…

March 11, 2019

Open Letter to the Macdonald-Laurier Institute in reply to the publication of Marcus Kolga’s report “Stemming the Virus”

By this letter the Russian Congress of Canada (RCC) expresses its deepest regret that the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, which claims to be Canada’s only truly public, rigorously independent and non-partisan policy think tank, has published the report “Stemming the Virus” by Marcus Kolga. This report makes unsupported and inappropriate accusations against the RCC and others whose opinions differ from the author’s. We ask that this report be withdrawn and an official…

February 23, 2019

RCC statement on CBC coverage of the Rossiya 1 report on the Ukrainian Canadian Diaspora

This open letter is in regards to the broadcast by Moscow correspondent Chris Brown on CBC: The National aired on January 15, 2019 ( https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/top-russian-news-host-takes-aim-at-ukrainian-canadians-1.4980859 ). This broadcast covered the video report on the Ukrainian Canadian Diaspora, produced by the journalist of the Russian National TV Channel Rossiya 1 (Russia 1) Anton Lyadov and aired in the weekly news review on Sunday, January 13 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYotE8i8Oyo ). Russian Congress of Canada…

February 10, 2019

Russian airplane Tu-154 crash

Today’s news of the Tupolev-154 crash is devastating for many Russian Canadians . All but three members of Russia’s most beloved vocal ensemble have died in the tragic plane crash. Of the 92 souls on board, the vast majority were members of the Alexandrov Choir, colloquially known as the Red Army Choir. The rest were civilian journalists and charity workers, including Elizaveta Glinka who has worked tirelessly to help the…

December 25, 2016

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…

March 8, 2015

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

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