Canadian values are Ukrainian values

Canada stands among Ukraine’s greatest friends. Why Canada? It says as much about the challenges that Ukraine faces internationally as it does about the leadership of the Canadian government.

PMO Photo: Jason Ransom
In Ukraine last week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper shakes hands with Arseniy Yatsenyuk, prime minister of Ukraine, at a police academy of the Ministry of Interior.
Paul Grod
Published: Tuesday, 06/09/2015 1:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Tuesday, 06/09/2015 8:13 pm EDT

"We cannot let Mr. Putin’s dark and dangerous actions stand, for they have global security implications. And because, as I have said before, for Canadians, with our deep connections to the Ukrainian people, this is not to us just a matter of international law or political principle; this is a matter of kinship, this is a matter of family, this is personal and we will stand by you."

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