Ottawa, May 19, 2020. - This afternoon, Tuesday, May 19, the 13th National Meeting of Cuban Residents in Canada took place, organized virtually by the associations "Somos Cuba" of Montreal, "Community of Cubans in Canada" of Montreal, "Cubans Residing in Ottawa - Gatineau" and "Juan Gualberto Gomez" of Toronto.
During the event, which gives continuity to the one held in the city of Toronto on May 17, 2019, and coincides this time with the commemoration of the 125th anniversary of the fall in combat of the National Hero José Martí, the participants ratified their commitment to Martí's ideology by reaffirming their support from abroad for the causes of our people and the defense of Cuba's sovereignty.
Ottawa, May 10, 2020 - Stéphane Bergeron, Member of Parliament and Foreign Affairs Critic for the Bloc Québécois Party, authorized the registration in the House of Commons of the petition of a Quebec citizen in favour of lifting the US blockade against Cuba.
The petition requests the government of Canada, through the Minister of Foreign Affairs, to demand the United States government to lift the blockade on Cuba.
Fundraising campaign launched from Canada to help Cuba fight COVID-19.
Ottawa, April 29, 2020 - The campaign, launched by the Canadian Network of solidarity with Cuba (Canadian Network on Cuba/CNC) to help the Caribbean island fight the COVID-19 pandemic, has already raised more than 25,000 Canadian dollars until this Wednesday.
His coordinator, Keith Ellis, professor emeritus of the University of Toronto, said that “so far there has been no new hurricane, no earthquake, no tornado affecting our dear Cuba.