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Canada’s response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine

On February 24, 2022, Russia began a military invasion of Ukraine, launching attacks on many cities. The Government of Canada has since put in place measures to help Ukrainians in and outside Canada.

We advise travelers to avoid all travel to Ukraine due to the Russian military invasion.

If you are a Canadian in Ukraine and need emergency consular assistance, contact the Emergency Watch and Response Centre.

Support for Ukrainians

Immigration measures

Helping Ukrainians come to Canada. Assisting Canadian citizens and permanent residents to return home.

Provincial and territorial resources

Settlement and orientation services for Ukrainian newcomers.

Jobs for Ukraine

Jobs on Job Bank that Ukrainians can apply for, with information for employers who recruit them.

Opportunities offered to scientists fleeing Ukraine

Department-wide effort to support Ukraine-based scientists through temporary employment opportunities.

Rebuilding Ukraine

Canada’s efforts in supporting Ukraine’s energy and reconstruction needs.

What Canada is doing

International Coalition for the Return of Ukrainian Children

Joint Canada-Ukraine initiative to bring illegally deported or forcibly transferred children back to Ukraine.

Economic, humanitarian, development assistance and security and stabilization support

Responding to needs of people affected by the military invasion.

Targeted sanctions

Sanctions against individuals and entities, prohibitions, import and export controls.

Canadian military support to Ukraine

Providing equipment to support the military forces of Ukraine.

Political situation

Supporting Ukraine’s sovereignty, territorial integrity, and independence.

How you can help

Ukraine Sovereignty Bond

Canada is offering a Ukraine Sovereignty Bond to offer Canadians an opportunity to directly support Ukraine.

How to handle disinformation

Countering disinformation in Canada and internationally.

How to help Ukrainians in Canada and abroad

Donating to and supporting trusted organizations and initiatives.

Donation assistance for disasters abroad

Best ways to help in an emergency situation abroad.

How Canadian businesses can help

The Government of Canada is making an appeal to Canadian businesses interested in providing support to displaced Ukrainians arriving in Canada.

Cyber security precautions

Helping keep Canada and Canadians safe online.

Trade, business and investment

Trade and investment with Ukraine

Adapting to international trade disruptions to reduce risks.

Trade with Russia and Belarus

Regulating and restricting commercial activities with Russia and Belarus.

Access data on Canada’s international trade

Customized reports on Canada trade with over 200 countries.


Ukraine immigration measures: Key figures

Key numbers on some of the measures put in place to support Ukrainians fleeing the invasion.

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