Ukrainian Canadian Congress
Press Release: September 21st 2000

UCC RELEASES POSITION PAPER CONCERNING BILL C-31




Winnipeg -- The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) tabled with the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration its position paper concerning Bill C-31, the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. This paper will form the basis of UCC's presentation before the Standing Committee later this fall.

The sixteen page position paper proposes six recommendations for the consideration of the Standing Committee, namely the UCC:

"The UCC looks forward to exploring all these issues with the Standing Committee to ensure that balance, fairness and transparency are the key elements to a sound Canadian immigration policy for the 21st century" said Eugene Czolij, UCC President.



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September 21, 2000

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Lydia Shawarsky
Executive Director
Ukrainian Canadian Congress
(204) 942-4627
http://www.ucc.ca/


 

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26 September 2000