Media Releases Feb 24, 2022

Canadian Chamber statement on Russia’s further invasion of Ukraine

The President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Perrin Beatty, issued the following statement on Russia’s further invasion of Ukraine.

“The Canadian Chamber is dismayed and saddened to see today’s unprovoked further incursion by Russia into Ukraine. The recent actions by the Russian government strike at the rule of law and international norms which are the foundations of our democratic societies and our economic system. We support efforts by Canada and its allies to find an urgent resolution to the conflict.

We also express our solidarity with the Ukrainian business community during these tragic times for their country.”

About the Canadian Chamber of Commerce — The Future of Business Success

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is Canada’s largest and most activated business network — representing 450 chambers of commerce and boards of trade and more than 200,000 businesses of all sizes, from all sectors of the economy and from every part of the country — to create the conditions for our collective success. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is the undisputed champion and catalyst for the future of business success. From working with government on economy-friendly policy to providing services that inform commerce and enable trade, we give each of our members more of what they need to succeed: insight into markets, competitors and trends, influence over the decisions and policies that drive business success and impact on business and economic performance. 

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Phil Taylor
Managing Director, External Communications
Canadian Chamber of Commerce