As the world watches protests unfold in Venezuela and Ukraine, the revolution in Syria is all but forgotten. That is how one Canadian woman feels, after following news reports on the actions of countries in response to events in Venezuela and Ukraine. Sarah Ahmed* is a Canadian of Syrian descent who says that Syria is being pushed to the side even though the situation is escalating.

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Ukrainian student Valentine Auklova cosies up to a good book in her favorite library hideaway spot. Photo by Tatenda Chikukwa

Yesterday Ken Krawetz, the Saskatchewan Party finance minister,  announced the party had donated $60, 000 in humanitarian aid to the Ukrainian Assistance Account. This comes after a special meeting with the Saskatchewan-Ukrainian Advisory Committee in Saskatoon.

 

In a statement to the media, Krawetz said he recognized the hard work of the Ukrainian-Canadian community and the Ukrainian Canadian Congress in their continuing fight for a democratic homeland.

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The University of Regina is considering a controversial partnership that critics say could damage the reputation of the school.
The University of Regina faculty of business administration is considering a controversial partnership in Israel with Hebrew University that raised public concerns about the ethics of such a partnership.

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