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Ukraine World's Top Security Issue

Published in World
Thursday, 26 March 2015 05:26

Conservative cabinet minister Chris Alexander says the situation in Ukraine is the biggest security issue facing the world today, even as his government debates expanding its military actions in the Middle East.

IEC program Will Officially Begin to Accept Applications for the 2015 Season

Published in Immigration
Friday, 13 March 2015 04:08

This year’s program will officially begin to accept applications for the 2015 season on early March and already the internet is buzzing with forums, groups, and websites all filled with stories and updates from people sorting out their applications.

Canada quietly tiptoes into Ukraine-Russia war

Published in Canada
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 18:02

As debate over Canada’s role in the latest Iraq war rages, Ottawa is quietly being drawn into a second, more dangerous, conflict.

Canadian Immigration Main Source of Population Growth in Cities

Published in Immigration
Monday, 23 February 2015 17:20

Montreal is now home to 4 million people. The latest population estimates from Statistics Canada upgraded the region’s population to 4,027,100  as of July 1, 2014). Greater Toronto’s population increased by a million to 6 million between 2013 and 2014.

Moscow Slings Insults Following Canadian Sanctions

Published in Business
Friday, 20 February 2015 02:44

So what do you do when a wealthy nation imposes sanctions on your chief – perhaps only – industry? In the case of Russia, the answer is to fling insults.

Canada Imposes New Sanctions on Russia

Published in Canada
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 02:19

Canada is imposing sanctions against top Russian oil firm NK Rosneft OAO and the head of conglomerate Rostec, among others, in response to the actions of Russian-backed militants in Ukraine, Ottawa said on Tuesday.

Shumka Dancers

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 15:57

The Ukrainian Shumka Dancers of Edmonton are perhaps the most well known of Canada's 230 Ukrainian dance groups and schools.

Ottawa Plans to Provide Valuable Satellite Images to Ukrainian Forces

Published in Politics
Thursday, 12 February 2015 03:24

Ottawa plans to help Ukraine’s beleaguered armed forces by providing them with high-resolution images from Canada’s powerful RADARSAT-2 satellite, CTV News has learned. 

Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Program Began Accepting Applications

Published in Immigration
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 03:06

The Immigrant Investor Venture Capital program is designed to attract experienced business immigrants who will contribute to the economic growth and long-term prosperity.

#FreeSavchenko Rally in Toronto, Canada (Video)

Published in Video
Friday, 30 January 2015 14:50
#FreeSavchenko Rally in Toronto, Canada - January 26th, 2015 by Kontakt TV.

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Ukrainians (Ukrainian: українці, ukrayintsi) are an East Slavic ethnic group native to Ukraine, which is the sixth-largest nation in Europe. The Constitution of Ukraine applies the term 'Ukrainians' to all its citizens. Also among historical names of the people of Ukraine Rusyns, Cossacks, etc. can be found. According to some dictionary definitions, a descriptive name for the "inhabitants of Ukraine" is Ukrainian or Ukrainian people.

The Ukrainian diaspora is the global community of ethnic Ukrainians, especially those who maintain some kind of connection, even if ephemeral, to the land of their ancestors and maintain their feeling of Ukrainian national identity within their own local community.

A Ukrainian Canadian (Ukrainian: Український канадець, Україноканадець) refers to a Canadian of Ukrainian descent who is an immigrant to or a descendant born in Canada. In 2011, there were an estimated 1,209,085 persons of full or partial Ukrainian origin residing in Canada (mainly Canadian-born citizens) making them Canada's ninth largest ethnic group, and giving Canada the world's third-largest Ukrainian population behind Ukraine itself.

Ukrainian Americans (Ukrainian: Українці Америки, Українці у США) are Americans who are of Ukrainian ancestry. According to U.S. census estimates, in 2006 there were 961,113 Americans of Ukrainian descent representing 0.33% of the American population. The Ukrainian population of the United States is thus the second largest outside the former Soviet Union; only Canada has a larger Ukrainian community. According to the 2000 U.S. census, the metropolitan areas with the largest numbers of Ukrainian Americans are: New York City with 160,000 Ukrainians, Philadelphia with 60,000 Ukrainians, Chicago with 46,000 Ukrainians, Los Angeles with 34,000, Detroit with 33,000 Ukrainians, Cleveland with 26,000 and Indianapolis with 19,000.