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Statement Re: Russia-Ukraine War

The Mayor provided the following remarks at the Regular Council Meeting March 9, 2022.

The Municipality of Tweed condemns the ongoing attack on Ukraine and supports Canada’s response and unwavering support of its people and democratically elected government.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Ukrainian people and with their Canadian family and friends.  We encourage our residents to support them in their time of need.

How you can help:

Canadian Red Cross

Donate to the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal. The Government of Canada will match all eligible donations—not exceeding $100,000—made by individual Canadians to the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal between February 24, 2022 and March 18, 2022, up to a maximum of $10 million.


Canada-Ukraine Foundation

Humanitarian Appeal


GlobalMedic

Supporting those exiting Ukraine into neighbouring countries and are raising funds to facilitate this operation.


UNICEF
Emergency response to conflict in eastern Ukraine. UNICEF supports health, nutrition, HIV prevention, education, safe drinking water, sanitation and protection for children and families caught in the conflict in eastern Ukraine.


United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Canada

UNHCR Canada provides shelter, food, water, medical care and other life-saving assistance to refugees around the world. In a statement on February 24, it said it is “working with the authorities, UN and other partners in Ukraine and is ready to provide humanitarian assistance wherever necessary and possible.”