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We demand the release of all political prisoners in Belarus

We demand the release of all political prisoners in Belarus

May 21st is the Day of the Political prisoner in #Belarus . Today more than 1,200 political prisoners are in Belarusian prisons according to human rights center Viasna. The illegitimate regime of Aliaksandr Lukashenka continues to prosecute Belarusians who dare to disagree with the state propaganda and publicly challenge the political status quo in Belarus....

23 May 202223 May 2022
Vyshyvanka Day in Toronto

Vyshyvanka Day in Toronto

On May 19th, 2022 Ukrainians worldwide celebrated Embroidery Day. Belarusians of Toronto and GTA marched at  Ukrainian “Embroidery Parade” in Bloor West Village.  BCA is thankful to Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Toronto Branch, for organizing the event and for the opportunity to join this amazing parade. Belarusians stand with Ukrainians today, tomorrow and forever!

23 May 202223 May 2022
Выйшаў 29-ты чарговы нумар часопіса “КУЛЬТУРА. НАЦЫЯ”

Выйшаў 29-ты чарговы нумар часопіса “КУЛЬТУРА. НАЦЫЯ”

29-ты нумар часопіса “КУЛЬТУРА. НАЦЫЯ” за  красавік 2022 года змясьціў разнастайныя матэрыялы 12 аўтараў на 553 старонках. Просім  распаўсюдзіць інфармацыю аб выхадзе 29-га нумара “КН” сярод вашых сяброў і знаёмых. Часопіс “КУЛЬТУРА. НАЦЫЯ”, ISSN2562-9506, заснаваны ў сьнежні 2012 года як незалежнае перыядычнае выданьне online, прызначанае для абмеркаваньня праблем беларускай культуры і развіцьця беларускасьці. Часопіс зьмяшчае арыгінальныя аналітычныя артыкулы,...

5 May 20225 May 2022
Medical assistance to Belarusian volunteers in Ukraine

Medical assistance to Belarusian volunteers in Ukraine

Dear friends, Belarusian Autocephalous Church in US and Canada launched a fundraiser for medical supplies to support Belarusian volunteers in Ukraine. First-aid kits are sourced in USA in collaboration with local suppliers. Free shipping to Ukraine is facilitated by Meest Corporation. Please donate online, Canadian residents will receive a tax receipt https://www.canadahelps.org/.../parish-of-st-kiryla-of…/ Or mail your...

8 March 20228 March 2022

Belarusian Canadian Alliance calls on Canada to formally derecognize the illegitimate regime of Alexander Lukashenka

Belarusian Canadian Alliance calls on Canada to formally derecognize the illegitimate regime of Alexander Lukashenka as it continues to demonstrate an apparent disregard for the interests of the Belarusian people and puts Belarus’s sovereignty in grave jeopardy. Despite all the regime’s assurances, by February 20, Russian troops were not withdrawn from Belarus. By letting Putin...

21 February 202221 February 2022

Call for submissions: a logo for Belarusian Canadian Alliance

The Purpose of this request is to receive the best logo design for the non-profit organization Belarusian Canadian Alliance. The designer of the logo agrees to donate the logo to the organization. Donate means to provide the logo free of change without any limitation on use, time and the format. The logo can be used...

21 January 202211 February 2022
Ноч (не)расстраляных паэтаў

Ноч (не)расстраляных паэтаў

29 кастрычніка 2021 года, у рамках сусьветнай імпрэзы “Ноч (не)расстраляных паэтаў”, Згуртаваньнем Беларусаў Канады была арганізавана онлайн вечарына, у якой прынялі ўдзел беларусы Атавы, Таронта, Эдмантана і бразыльскага горада Саўвадор. У ноч з 29-га на 30-га кастрычніка 1937 года, у сутарэньнях менскай турмы НКУС БССР, так званай “амэрыканцы”, было расстраляна больш за 100 прадстаўнікоў беларускай...

6 November 20216 November 2021
On September 24-25, the Office of Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya (OTS) held an international conference of Belarusian diasporas

On September 24-25, the Office of Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya (OTS) held an international conference of Belarusian diasporas

Representatives of 40 organizations from 27 countries gathered in Vilnius, Lithuania to share success stories and align on key initiatives supporting democratic transformation in Belarus. I was honored to represent Canada at this forum. The conference began with opening statements by Sviatlana Tskihanouskaya, Ivonka Survila (via zoom), Pavel Latushka and Volha Kavalkova. After the Q&A...

19 October 202119 October 2021

Belarusian Canadian Alliance urges Canadian government to block access to International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) 1 billion special drawing rights (SDR) by Lukashenko’s regime

August 17, 2021 Dear Minister Freeland, We, the Belarusian Canadians and friends of the Belarusian People, residing all across Canada, are writing to you in connection with the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) upcoming SDR issuance and Belarus’s share in it. We would like to draw your attention to the fact that current Belarus ian government...

20 August 202120 August 2021
Belarusian Canadian Alliance asks Canada to develop specific new measures to assist the victims of the dictatorship in Belarus by holding peaceful demonstrations in their cities across Canada on August 8

Belarusian Canadian Alliance asks Canada to develop specific new measures to assist the victims of the dictatorship in Belarus by holding peaceful demonstrations in their cities across Canada on August 8

As the Belarus crisis continues to escalate a year after the country’s rigged election, Belarusian Canadians will rally on August 8 in support of the democratic movement in Belarus. Belarusian Canadian Alliance (BCA) asks Canadian officials to respond to this crisis with new measures to bring Belarusians targeted by the regime to Canada through preferential...

6 August 20216 August 2021
Spring issue of Diplomat Magazine features an interview with BCA chairwoman Alena Liavonchanka

Spring issue of Diplomat Magazine features an interview with BCA chairwoman Alena Liavonchanka

Alena Liavonchanka became the chairwoman of the Belarusian Canadian Alliance in Toronto in 2017. In that capacity, she works with fellow Belarusians in Canada and worldwide to promote its culture, language, arts and to raise awareness about the political situation in Belarus. She studied biochemistry in Belarus and came to Canada as a post-doctoral fellow...

12 May 202114 May 2021
Belarusian Canadian Alliance commemorates victims of Chernobyl 35 years after accident with a webinar

Belarusian Canadian Alliance commemorates victims of Chernobyl 35 years after accident with a webinar

  Toronto, Canada (May 3, 2021) – On the occasion of the 35th International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day, The Belarusian Canadian Alliance (BCA), a non-profit organization that represents Canada’s Belarusian diaspora, held an online panel discussion on the topics of nuclear power, civil activism and changes in the Belarusian society over the past 35 years....

12 May 202114 May 2021
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