A rally to stand in solidarity with the Ukrainian community is planned for Sunday, May 15 outside of Ottawa's Embassy of Russia.
According to the event's Facebook page, donations will be collected on site, and all proceeds will go towards the Canada-Ukraine Foundation.
UCC is calling a National Canada-wide Day of Action for Ukraine. We call on all communities in all provinces to join us by organizing rallies and protests in all communities. Wear your vyshyvanka Ukrainian embroidered shirts and lets turn Canada blue and yellow! pic.twitter.com/t3Va5m2gJJ— Ukrainian Canadian Congress (@ukrcancongress) May 3, 2022
There will be speakers from the Russian anti-war community and calls for the Russian embassy to be kicked out of Ottawa.
Bagpipers will be playing the national anthems of Ukraine and Canada.
The rally will take place on Sunday, May 15 at 2 p.m. at 285 Charlotte Street.