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  • The Government of Canada’s Response to the Situation in Ukraine
    The Government of Canada is taking important steps to support Ukraine and to impose sanctions against those responsible for the ongoing crisis. January 26, 2014 Andrew Bennett, Canada’s Ambassador for Religious Freedom, led a successful visit to Ukraine, during which he expressed Canada’s ongoing concern about violations of basic freedoms and reinforced Canada’s commitment to the Ukrainian people. February 14, 2014
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 24 July 2014
  • Expanded sanctions list
    Canada is imposing economic sanctions and travel bans against the following Ukrainian individuals, as well as prohibitions on dealings with the following Ukrainian entities; it is also imposing prohibitions on dealings with a broad range of Russian entities related to Russia’s arms industry, as well as to its financial and energy sectors: Individuals (Ukrainian)
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 24 July 2014
  • The Government of Canada’s response to the situation in Ukraine
    The Government of Canada is taking important steps to support Ukraine and to impose sanctions against those responsible for the ongoing crisis.
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - 21 July 2014
  • Expanded Sanctions List
    Canada is imposing economic sanctions and travel bans on 14 individuals who bear responsibility for the crisis:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 11 July 2014
  • The Government of Canada’s response to the situation in Ukraine
    The Government of Canada is taking important steps to support Ukraine and to impose sanctions against those responsible for the ongoing crisis.
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - 11 July 2014
  • Biographies
    Michael Wernick Education Bachelor of Economics, University of Toronto Master of Economics, University of Toronto Professional Experience Since May 2006 Deputy Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development 2003 - 2006 Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet, Plans and Consultations, Privy Council Office 2002 - 2003 Associate Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage 1998 - 2002
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 11 July 2014
  • Elizabeth Dowdeswell, O.C.
    Elizabeth Dowdeswell is an executive whose career has spanned provincial, federal and international borders and transcended traditional disciplinary lines. She is currently the President and CEO of the Council of Canadian Academies and a management consultant. Ms. Dowdeswell serves as the chair of the board of directors of the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario and contributes in an advisory capacity to a number of Canadian and international not-for-profit organizations.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 26 June 2014
  • Gas Tax Fund Administrative Agreement with Quebec
    The Government of Canada is committed to helping Quebec municipalities build and revitalize their public infrastructure with a view to generating jobs, growth and prosperity and well-being in the province. To this end, Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced with Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard the finalization of the renewal of the Gas Tax Fund Administrative Agreement with Quebec.
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    Roberval, Quebec - 25 June 2014
  • Government of Canada’s response to situation in Ukraine
    The Government of Canada is taking important steps to support Ukraine and to impose sanctions against those responsible for the ongoing crisis. January 26, 2014 Andrew Bennett, Canada’s Ambassador for Religious Freedom, led a successful visit to Ukraine, during which he expressed Canada’s ongoing concern about violations of basic freedoms and reinforced Canada’s commitment to the Ukrainian people. February 14, 2014
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - 21 June 2014
  • Expanded Sanctions List
    Canada is imposing economic sanctions against the following Russian and Ukrainian individuals and an entity who bear responsibility for the crisis: Russian Individuals Vladimir Shamanov, commander of the Russian Airborne Troops. Ukrainian Individuals
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 21 June 2014

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