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
Helping Ukrainians come to Canada. Assisting Canadian citizens and permanent residents to return home.
Settlement and orientation services for Ukrainian newcomers.
Jobs on Job Bank that Ukrainians can apply for, with information for employers who recruit them.
Department-wide effort to support Ukraine-based scientists through temporary employment opportunities.
Canada’s efforts in supporting Ukraine’s energy and reconstruction needs.
What Canada is doing
Joint Canada-Ukraine initiative to bring illegally deported or forcibly transferred children back to Ukraine.
Responding to needs of people affected by the military invasion.
Sanctions against individuals and entities, prohibitions, import and export controls.
Providing equipment to support the military forces of Ukraine.
Supporting Ukraine’s sovereignty, territorial integrity, and independence.
How you can help
Canada is offering a Ukraine Sovereignty Bond to offer Canadians an opportunity to directly support Ukraine.
Countering disinformation in Canada and internationally.
Donating to and supporting trusted organizations and initiatives.
Best ways to help in an emergency situation abroad.
The Government of Canada is making an appeal to Canadian businesses interested in providing support to displaced Ukrainians arriving in Canada.
Helping keep Canada and Canadians safe online.
Trade, business and investment
Key numbers on some of the measures put in place to support Ukrainians fleeing the invasion.
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