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Ukrainian Canadian Congress calls up on government of Canada to include protection of human rights in free trade talks with Ukraine

Jun 17th, 2011 | By

We urge the Government of Canada to increase pressure on the Ukrainian government to ensure respect for democracy and human rights by making these fundamental principles formal conditions in any Free Trade Agreement

Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster 25th Anniversary Commemorations Begin April 2011

Apr 16th, 2011 | By

Children of Chornobyl Canadian Fund Presents A Commemorative Concert, Photo Essay and Lecture
Marking The Silver Anniversary Of The Worldʼs Worst Nuclear Disaster.

Conservative Members of Parliament Introduce Human Rights Motion on Ukraine in Parliament

Mar 24th, 2011 | By

That the Subcommittee on International Human Rights initiate a study of actions taken by the Government of Ukraine to suppress political dissent, free speech, freedom of the press, and academic freedom in Ukraine.

Parliamentary Hearings Called on Human Rights Abuses in Ukraine

Mar 24th, 2011 | By

On Tuesday, March 22, 2011 MP David Sweet (Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale) tabled a motion that was adopted unanimously at the Parliamentary Subcommittee on International Human Rights to investigate human rights abuses in Ukraine.   The motion was drafted in cooperation with MP James Bezan (Selkirk-Interlake).

Canadian Conference in Support of Ukraine (CCSU) Reaching Out to Members of Parliament

Feb 24th, 2011 | By

The Canadian Conference in Support of Ukraine (CCSU) continues to engage MPs in Ottawa and in their ridings with issues of concern to its members and the Ukrainian Canadian community as a whole, as represented by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC).