Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

November 21, 2008 07:47 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Kenney to Travel to Kyiv, Ukraine

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 21, 2008) - Minister Jason Kenney will travel to Kyiv, Ukraine, from November 20 to November 23, to participate in an international forum and attend ceremonies to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Holodomor, the 1932-33 famine-genocide in Ukraine. The Minister will also meet with officials of the Ukrainian government and visit Bykivnia Memorial and Babyn Yar Holocaust sites.

On Saturday, November 22, Minister Kenney will hold a teleconference with Ukrainian-Canadian media at 8:00 p.m. local time (1:00 p.m. EST). Interested media should call 613-952-1650 for details.

Contact Information

  • Citizenship and Immigration Canada
    Minister's Office
    Alykhan Velshi
    Citizenship and Immigration Canada
    Communications Branch
    Media Relations