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Condolences To The Families of Wednesday’s Tragedy and The Ukrainian Community in Canada

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January 8, 2020

Toronto - The Estonian community in Canada joins the Ukrainian and Persian communities in Canada, and indeed all Canadians, in mourning the victims of Wednesday’s tragedy in Iran. “Our hearts and thoughts go out to the affected communities and the families of all the victims,” said Estonian Central Council in Canada President, Marcus Kolga.

Estonian Community Stands With Canada’s Jewish Community To Condemn Anti-Semitic Violence

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December 30, 2019

Toronto - The Estonian Central Council in Canada and the Estonian community in Canada strongly condemn the vicious anti-semitic violence that took place in Monsey, New York during a local Chanukah celebration.

The rise of anti-semitism around the world is a very serious concern. The Estonian community in Canada stands with Canada’s Jewish community in condemning it and calls for greater action to combat it.

Estonian Central Council in Canada Calls on Justin Trudeau To Remove Candidate in Nova Scotia

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October 8, 2019
 
OTTAWA – The Estonian Central Council in Canada (EKN) is calling on the Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada to remove their candidate in the Nova Scotia riding of Sydney-Victoria in light of a report about a number of deeply offensive social media posts by the candidate, Jaime Battiste.

The sexist and racist nature of the posts are inexcusable, including the grossly insensitive glorification of Soviet symbols which is deeply insulting to Estonian Canadians and the millions of Canadians whose families fled Soviet terror. 

Estonian Central Council in Canada Calls on Justin Trudeau To Remove Candidate in Nova Scotia

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October 8, 2019
 
OTTAWA – The Estonian Central Council in Canada (EKN) is calling on the Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada to remove their candidate in the Nova Scotia riding of Sydney-Victoria in light of a report about a number of deeply offensive social media posts by the candidate, Jaime Battiste.

The sexist and racist nature of the posts are inexcusable, including the grossly insensitive glorification of Soviet symbols which is deeply insulting to Estonian Canadians and the millions of Canadians whose families fled Soviet terror. 

Estonian Canadian Community Applauds Creation of Estonian Government Global Estonian Cooperation Committee

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TORONTO - The Estonian Central Council in Canada (ECC/EKN), representing Canadians of Estonian heritage, joins the global Estonian community in thanking the government of Estonia for supporting and actively joining the initiative to create an Estonian government committee of global Estonian affairs and cooperation.

The initiative to create this committee was supported by all Estonian political parties at an Estonian Central Council in Canada organized election town hall before the recent Estonian parliamentary elections.