PS Bezan and MP Opitz to Reiterate Canada’s Support for Human Rights in Ukraine

July 22, 2014

James Bezan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, and Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will make an announcement regarding Canada’s support for human rights following a round-table meeting with the […]


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MP OPITZ JOINS TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT MISSION TO UKRAINE

July 9, 2014

(July 9, 2014 – Ottawa, ON) Member of Parliament Ted Opitz (Etobicoke Centre) has joined the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, who is leading a trade and development mission to Ukraine to build on strong people-to-people ties, further strengthen economic cooperation and create opportunities for Canada-Ukraine partnerships. “As Chair of the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary […]


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MP OPITZ TRAVELS TO UKRAINE FOR ELECTION OBSERVATION MISSION

May 22, 2014

(May 22, 2014 – Ottawa, ON) Member of Parliament Ted Opitz (Etobicoke Centre) has been appointed to Canada’s OSCE Parliamentary Association’s Presidential Election Observation Mission in Ukraine. “I am proud to be a member of a Government that did not sit idly by while the Yanukovych regime and Russia tried to destroy the unity of […]


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ROYAL CANADIAN MINT STRIKES GOLD AND SILVER COINS FOR THE CANONIZATION OF POPE JOHN PAUL II

March 27, 2014

Ottawa, Ontario, March 27, 2014 – The year 2014 marks the canonization of Pope John Paul II and the Royal Canadian Mint is commemorating this historic event by striking pure gold and pure silver collector coins. The coins were unveiled today at ceremonies in Mississauga, Ontario and Saguenay, Quebec as well as the Canadian Embassy […]


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MP OPITZ’S STATEMENT ON BEING SANCTIONED BY RUSSIA

March 25, 2014

(March 24, 2014 – Ottawa, ON) Member of Parliament Ted Opitz (Etobicoke Centre) made the following statement on being sanctioned by Russian President Vladimir Putin: “To be included on this list is a validation of Canada’s strong stance on condemning Russia’s illegal aggression against Ukraine. “Canada and its G-7 partners have spoken with one voice […]


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