Melanie Joly

Canada imposes additional sanctions on enablers of President Putin’s illegal invasion of Ukraine

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada is imposing new sanctions under the Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations in response to the Russian regime’s illegal and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine. These new measures impose restrictions on 15 Russian officials who enabled and supported President Putin’s choice to invade a peaceful and sovereign country. As part of Canada’s …

Sean Fraser

Canada to welcome those fleeing war in Ukraine

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa—Canada remains steadfast in support of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. Ukrainian immigrants have helped build this country, and we stand with the courageous people of Ukraine in upholding the values that our countries share. As part of the Government of Canada’s response to Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is introducing new immigration streams …

Melanie Joly

Minister Joly condemns Russian invasion of Ukraine in meeting with Moscow’s envoy

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OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly called the Russian ambassador to Canada Oleg V. Stepanov at the headquarters of Global Affairs Canada in Lester B. Pearson Building, and condemned “in the strongest possible terms Russia’s egregious attack on Ukraine,” the minister’s office told The Canadian Press. Her office said in a statement that Joly told Stepanov that Russia has …

Melanie Joly

Canada condemns Russia’s move to recognize independence of 2 regions within Ukraine

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa –  Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “Canada strongly condemns President Putin’s recognition of the non-government controlled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk as independent territories. This constitutes a clear violation of the Minsk agreements, the UN Charter, and a serious threat to the security and stability of the region. “Canada, with its partners and …