Yesterday the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia even as Canada takes other actions in response to Russian military intervention in Crimea, Ukraine. On Saturday Canadian Stephen Harper also stated there were no plans to boycott the Games, set to start March 7.said there are no plans to boycott the
Baird is quoted in as saying, “We don’t want the athletes to pay the price for this.[…] But politically… I don’t think there’s any way we’d want to have senior-level government leadership going there to somehow glorify Russia’s leadership.” Canada needs to boycott the Sochi Paralympics.Sports Columnist Cathal Kelly published an editorial on Saturday saying
Canada has already recalled its G8 summit. He also said Canada was working with the United Nations to monitor the situation in the Ukraine, and is exploring the possibility of offering financial assistance to the country.. The Canadian government is considering expelling the from the country. Yesterday, Harper said the country plans to boycott meetings leading up to the upcoming Russian-chaired
In an e-mail fromCEO Karen O’Neill to Kelly, the organization refused to answer direct questions about any potential boycott of the Games.