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

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EKN

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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EKN

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.

Estonian Canadians Join Jewish Communities Around the World To Observe Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day

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EKN

TORONTO - Today on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Estonian Central Council in Canada remembers all those who have lost their lives and loved ones to tyranny, fascism, and totalitarianism everywhere - especially the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust.

ESTO 2019

The XII Global Estonian Cultural Festival, ESTO, will be held in Helsinki, Tartu and Tallinn from June 27 – July 3, 2019. The largest ever worldwide gathering of Estonians, ESTO 2019 aims to bring together Estonians and estophiles from around the world, establishing new international connections and reinforcing the bonds of our shared heritage and culture by celebrating our global Estonian identity together.

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GLOBAL ESTONIAN ELECTION TOWN HALL FEBRUARY 10, 2019

TORONTO - The Estonian Central Council in Canada is pleased to announce that it is hosting a Town Hall Election Discussion on issues addressing the global Estonian diaspora communities, with representatives from all major Estonian political parties.

This is the first time an international Estonian election discussion is being held specifically on global Estonian issues.