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Canadian senator urges Russian Federation to release Ukrainian political prisoners

Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade of the Canadian Senate Raynell Andreychuk said this in the greetings on the Independence Day...

Senate ethics officer Lyse Ricard resigns from post

The author of a damning report earlier this year that led to the eventual resignation of Sen. Don Meredith has herself resigned. Senate ethics officer...

Andreychuk has long history of defending human rights in the Senate

Raynell Andreychuk has said that one of the first things she saw after being appointed to the Senate in 1993 was a lawn sign calling...

In the Don Meredith case, the Senate tries to decide the price of privilege

The Guardian“Senator Meredith,” said the ethics committee chair, Raynell Andreychuk, “misused his privileged position as a senator.” Because they are unelected, Ms. Andreychuk said, senators...

Meredith won't address allegations by former aide: lawyer

(registration)The committee was aiming to finalize its recommendations by Tuesday, and then table them in the upper chamber, committee chairwoman Raynell Andreychuk said last...

Andreychuk: Mauril Bélanger's passion for African issues

A. Raynell Andreychuk is a Conservative senator from Saskatchewan. She presently serves as co-chair of the Canada-Africa Parliamentary Association, and is a former High Commissioner...

​Canadian Senator Andreychuk calls for NATO strength and unity in face of Putin threat

​Canadian Senator Andreychuk calls for NATO strength and unity in face of Putin threatTogether with her Ukrainian co-chair, Verkhovna Rada speaker Andriy Parubiy, Andreychuk issued...

Diplomatica: Moldova forges closer ties with Canada

The Moldovan Embassy in Ottawa celebrated its 25th anniversary of independence by organizing Moldova Night May 3 at Santé Restaurant, featuring national art, cuisine and...

This week on the diplomatic reception circuit

(subscription) (subscription)Liberal MP Alexandra Mendes, chair of the Canada-Moldova Parliamentary Friendship Group, with Conservative MP Ed Fast, and Conservative Senator Raynell Andreychuk at the...

Senate committee can't study Senate ethics because it can't legally pick any members for committee

Meanwhile, previous committee members, including Conservative chair Raynell Andreychuk and Liberal vice chair Serge Joyal, are considered an intersessional authority — but they don't have...

Dion's craven Russian appeasement on Magnitsky

(subscription)Last week I travelled to Ottawa and stood with members of the three main political parties to announce the introduction of the Magnitsky Bill...

Dion rejects law targeting Russian human-rights violators

(subscription) (subscription)... MP Murray Rankin at a news conference Thursday in support of a private member's bill tabled by Conservative MP James Bezan that...

Human rights bill would deepen sanctions against Russia in Magnitsky case

A similar bill was tabled in the Senate by Conservative Raynell Andreychuk. In Toronto, former interim Liberal leader Bob Rae said the bills would “send...

@Kady's Watchlist for May 12 – Annual anti-abortion rally hits Parliament Hill

Conservative MPs James Bezan and Tony Clement, Senator Raynell Andreychuk and former Liberal MP Irwin Cotler hit the stage of the Centre Block press theatre...

Regina YWCA Women of Distinction Awards recipients recognized for special contributions to the community

Senator Raynell Andreychuk was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement award, recognizing her 40-year career as a lawyer, judge, diplomat and senator, promoting freedom, democracy...

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(subscription) (subscription)The Senate ethics officer will investigate allegations of ethical lapses then present a report to the Ethics and Conflict of Interest committee chaired...

Senator Raynell Andreychuk named lifetime achievement award recipient

“Senator Andreychuk's distinguished 40-year career as lawyer, judge, diplomat, and Senator has demonstrated exceptional dedication to promoting freedom, democracy and human rights throughout the world,”...

Mandry: Senate controversy casts shadow on Saskatchewan

Alas, this does a horrible disservice to Saskatchewan senators like former judge Raynell Andreychuk, who, despite the Senate furore, have continued with important work. Andreychuk...

FOR THE RECORD: Sen. Andreychuk's statement on Holodomor remembrance

The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)Sen. Raynell Andreychuk of Canada made the following statement ahead of the Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (Holodomor) Memorial Day on...

Up to Canadians to change the Constitution, then Senate: Andreychuk

After Raynell Andreychuk was appointed to the Senate back in 1993, one of the first things she saw was an MP's sign on Albert Street...

'Fighter' MP Mauril Bélanger takes on ALS, 'a lot of people are rooting for him'

(subscription). Last week, Grit MP Mauril Bélanger called Sen. Raynell Andreychuk, with whom he co-chairs the Canada-Africa Parliamentary Association, to discuss the group's work...

Raynell Andreychuk: Venezuela's broken political system

. Senator Andreychuk is a member and former chair of the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade. She is also the sponsor...

Ukrainian Canadian community sets priorities at annual general meeting

The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)Sen. Raynell Andreychuk brought greetings, as did Ukrainian World Congress President Evhen Czolij and UCC...

Elections in Burma: Time to Consolidate the Democratic Transition

The Honourable Raynell Andreychuk is a senator from Saskatchewan, Canada. A lawyer, former judge, chancellor of the University of Regina, Canadian ambassador and representative of...

19th Annual Bloor West Village Toronto Ukrainian Festival reports record ...

The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)... Ukraine's chargé d'affaires to Canada; and Raynell Andreychuk, Senator for Saskatchewan; as well as Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, Toronto...

Tanzanian Parliamentarians key in fight to end attacks on persons with albinism

In May 2015, Tanzania's Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Minister, Pereira Silima, issued an unambiguous warning to the members of her country's National Assembly. “I...

International education: a foreign policy imperative

(subscription)For Canada, in particular, heavily reliant on trade and with a history of leadership in knowledge-intensive industries, international education inflows and outflows must remain...

International education: a foreign policy imperative

(subscription)For Canada, in particular, heavily reliant on trade and with a history of leadership in knowledge-intensive industries, international education inflows and outflows must remain...

Ukrainian-Canadian community seeks to raise $20-million for arts

The many honorary co-chairs of the campaign include Senator Raynell Andreychuk, University of Alberta chancellor emeritus Peter Savaryn and Globe and Mail publisher Phillip Crawley.

Raynell Andreychuk: Canada needs stronger ties with Mexico

Underscoring these and other issues in its recent report, North American Neighbours: Maximizing Opportunities and Strengthening Cooperation for a More Prosperous Future, the Standing Senate...

Monthly Archive - Burmanet

The Diplomat: Protecting the Rohingya Muslims in Burma – Senator Raynell Andreychuk Wed 2 Sep 2015. Filed under: Ethnic Issues,Human Rights,Inside Burma,International,News,Opinion,Refugees,Religion. Burma is at...

Burma's Rohingya Muslims need protection

MuslimVillage.com (press release) (blog)MuslimVillage.com (press release) (blog)Burma is at a very particular stage in its development. In recent years, it has shown a new willingness...

Protecting the Rohingya Muslims in Burma

Burma is at a very particular stage in its development. In recent years, it has shown a new willingness to engage with the international community.

Canada's Sen. Andreychuk elected co-chair of Ukraine-NATO Interparliamentary ...

The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)OTTAWA – Raynell Andreychuk, senator for Saskatchewan, has been elected as co-chair of the Ukraine-NATO...

Canada Needs to Get Cozy With Mexico

It was a product of the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade, chaired by Senator Raynell Andreychuk of Saskatchewan. Entitled North American...

Diplomatica: Foreign service officers get home honours

From left: Senator Raynell Andreychuk, Zimbabwean Ambassador Florence Zano Chideya and MP Mauril Bélanger. Ulle Baum. Ethiopian Dancers participated in a colourful dance performance at...

Analysis: Harper's European trip has domestic political overtones

On Harper's plane, they joined three MPs and one senator with strong east European linkages with potential electoral consequences in urban ridings this coming October...

Magnitsky Legislation Introduced by Canadian Parliamentarian

... Andrei Sakharov, Natan Sharansky and Nelson Mandela and others. In March, the House of Commons unanimously endorsed a motion by Cotler calling for such...

Russia must pay 'high price' for aggression in Donbas: Ukraine-NATO ...

Russia must pay a high price for destabilizing eastern Ukraine; a tough stance from the co-chairperson of the Ukraine-NATO parliamentary Assembly. Canadian Senator Anita Raynell...

Holodomor monument unveiled in Saskatchewan

The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)The blessing of the Holodomor monument and memorial service on the legislature's grounds were emceed...

Holodomor monument unveiled in Saskatchewan

The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)The blessing of the Holodomor monument and memorial service on the legislature's grounds were emceed...

Chair of Armenian Parliament Standing Committee on Foreign Relations meets ...

... Zakaryan had meetings with Dean Allison, Chair of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of the House of Commons of the...

'There were huge increases in costs — it really wasn't well thought out ...

Municipal amalgamation in Ontario in the 1990s — largely forced on unwilling local governments — failed to deliver the cost savings and efficiencies promised by...

Chrystia Freeland: My Ukraine, and Putin's big lie

... while there were no Ukrainian-Americans on the Kremlin's blacklist, four of the thirteen Canadians singled out were of Ukrainian extraction: in addition to myself,...

Why Putin Is Afraid of Ukraine

... fact that, while there were no Ukrainian-Americans on the Kremlin's blacklist, four of the 13 Canadians singled out were of Ukrainian extraction: in addition...

Canada Senate adopts Magnitsky sanctions resolution - The FCPA ...

Senator Anita Raynell Andreychuk, sponsor of the Senate motion, said, "Joining with parliaments around the world, the Senate's adoption of this motion expresses our commitment...

Vira Savchenko visits Canada to raise awareness about sister Nadiya's plight

The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)While in Ottawa, Vira Savchenko raised awareness of Nadiya's grave situation and met with the...

Raynell Andreychuk: Venezuela on the brink

... member of the international community. With Parliamentary elections scheduled to take place in Venezuela later this year, there is no time to lose. .

Raynell Andreychuk: Venezuela on the brink | HotLine News

... Twitter · Webite · Word · Youtube · Home / Raynell Andreychuk: Venezuela on the brink ... Raynell Andreychuk is a Conservative senator and...

Irwin Cotler's Magnitsky Motion Wins Unanimous Support in Canada's Parliament

“Today's motion is an important step in the international effort to achieve justice for Magnitsky and help to guarantee the human rights of all Russian...