The First News About Canada’s Visa-Free Regime With Ukraine

Thursday, August 19, 2021
The First News About Canada’s Visa-Free Regime With Ukraine

Canada's largest opposition conservative party promises to introduce a visa-free regime with Ukraine in case of victory in future federal elections

"We will introduce a visa-free regime for Ukrainians visiting Canada," the document said.

The conservatives also promise to "expand and deepen economic, political, intelligence and security ties with the Baltic States and Ukraine."

Extraordinary federal parliamentary elections in Canada will be held on September 20. In the current convocation of the parliament, the conservative party ranks second in the number of seats.

Let’s recall that Ukraine and Canada began consultations on visa liberalization in the summer of 2016.

Then Canada began issuing multiple-entry visas to Ukrainian citizens for a period of 10 years. Moreover, Canada has gradually increased the number of applicants receiving such" rel="dofollow">long-term entry permits. In addition, visa requirements for Ukrainians have been significantly simplified.

Also, in 2020, the Canadian government decided to allocate an additional $4,3 million to support the security and defense sector of Ukraine.

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