UCC calls on Canada’s MPs to stand up for Ukrainian political prisoners

UCC calls on Canada’s MPs to stand up for Ukrainian political prisoners  September 18, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is calling on Canada’s Members of Parliament to take a strong stand in support of over 70 Ukrainian political prisoners illegally jailed by Russia. As the fall session of Parliament gets underway, today the [&hellip


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UCC Greetings on Ukraine’s Independence Day

  Greetings on Ukraine’s Independence Day   August 24, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC), representing the interests of Canada’s 1.4 million strong Ukrainian community, extends warm greetings to all those celebrating the 27th anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence!   Twenty-seven years ago, the valiant centuries-long struggle of generations of Ukrainian Patriots culminated in the Declaration of Ukraine’s Independence. On August 24, [&hellip


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UCC supports Black Ribbon Day Commemorations

August 22, 2018. OTTAWA. On August 23, Canadians commemorate Black Ribbon Day, the National Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Communism and Nazism in Europe. Established through a unanimous resolution of Canada’s Parliament in 2009, Black Ribbon Day coincides with the anniversary of the signing of the infamous Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact between Nazi Germany and [&hellip


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International community must act to #FreeSentsov

International community must act to #FreeSentsov  Oleh Sentsov’s health seriously deteriorates  August 9, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) calls on Canada and its allies to demand the Russian government immediately release Ukrainian political prisoner Oleh Sentsov and the 70 other Ukrainians illegally jailed in Russian prisons. “Canada has taken no actions against the [&hellip


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Save the Date: 2019 UCC Triennial Congress

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is excited to announce that the 26th Triennial Congress will take place in Ottawa from November 1-3, 2019. We welcome you to join us in the nation’s capital. Follow our website, mailing list, and/or Facebook page for upcoming details


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UCC Expands Parliamentary Internship Program

UCC Expands Parliamentary Internship Program   Welcomes support of Shevchenko Foundation Ukrainian Canadian Veterans Fund   July 18, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce that due to the generous support of our community, the UCC Parliamentary Internship Program will be expanded to offer two internship positions for the upcoming year. [&hellip


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Defenders of Ukraine Fund Recipients

UCC announces Defenders of Ukraine grant recipients June 14, 2018. KYIV. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) and Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF) today announced the successful grant recipients from the Defenders of Ukraine Fund.  The projects were selected based upon their efficacy to assist war veterans who bravely defend their country against Russia’s ongoing military aggression [&hellip


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