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Minister Kenney issues statement recognizing Ukraine’s Independence Day

Ottawa, August 24, 2012 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement recognizing the celebration of Ukraine’s Independence Day:
Today is a special day for Ukrainians as they celebrate the 21st anniversary of their country’s declaration of independence in 1991 after a long period of totalitarian oppression. Canada was the first


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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 21st Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence

24 August 2012 – Ottawa - Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the occasion of the 21st anniversary of Ukraine’s independence:
 
“Today we celebrate the 21st anniversary of the momentous occasion when Ukraine gained its independence from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on August 24, 1991.”
 
“Canada was the first Western country to recognize Ukraine’s


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Greetings on the 21st Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence

~ August 24, 1991 – August 24, 2012 ~
Dear Friends!
The Ukrainian Canadian Congress and all its member organizations extends greetings and best wishes to the Ukrainian Canadian community and the people of Ukraine on the occasion of the 21st Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence.
Twenty one years ago, the people of Ukraine resoundingly voted to peacefully establish


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Ukraine’s Independence Day Zabava on Corydon Ave. (Winnipeg, MB)

[ August 24, 2012; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Come out for a “Ukrainian Independence Day Zabava on Corydon” Featuring “HIGH PROFILE” dance band!Place: Corydon Ave and Arbuthnot St in WinnipegCome and join the band for a fun evening in Winnipeg featuring a variety of music including lively Ukrainian Vocal & Instrumental music!!  Dancing on the street is allowed and encouraged!  Hope to see you all


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Hon. Jim Karygiannis Greetings on Ukraine’s Independence Day

Ukrainian Independence DayStatement by the Hon. Jim Karygiannis,Member of Parliament, Scarborough-Agincourtand Liberal Critic for Multiculturalism
I would like to take the opportunity to wish members of the Canadian Ukrainian community a Happy Independence Day. 
On August 24, 1991, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted the Act of Declaration of Independence of Ukraine, establishing Ukraine as an independent, democratic state.  Until


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Ukraine’s Independence Day Flag Raising Ceremony (Toronto, ON)

[ August 23, 2012; 12:00 pm; ] A flag raising ceremony on the occasion of the 21st anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 12:00 at Queen’s Park, Toronto.Let’s celebrate Independence Day together!Organizers: League of Ukrainian Canadians, League of Ukrainian Canadian Women, Ukrainian Youth Association, Society of Veterans of Ukrainian Insurgent Army with support of the


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Ukrainian Day (Edmonton, AB)

[ August 12, 2012; 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. ] Location: Hwy 16 E, Tofield, AB T0B 4J0, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

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Banquet on 21st Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence (Montreal, QC)

[ August 30, 2012; 6:00 pm; ] Location: 3260, rue Beaubien E, Montréal, QC H1X 3C9

Ukrainian Canadian Congress Montreal invites you to the Banquet on the occasion of 21st anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence in the Ukrainian Youth Center.

Main speaker Bohdan Onyschuk, Chair of the Canada Ukraine Foundation.

Tickets: adults $65, full table (8) $60 per person, students $25. Tickets can be purchased at Caisse Populaire


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Ukrainian Day in the Park (Winnipeg, MB)

[ August 25, 2012; 2:00 pm; ] Location: Lyric Theatre, Assiniboine Park, 55 Pavilion CrescentUkrainian Day in the Park, a diverse cultural program featuring Ukrainian talent from Manitoba, was showcased on the grand stand featuring a separate Zabava (Dance) with a live band and DJ offering traditional Ukrainian as well as contemporary Ukrainian music to finish the night off.Ukrainian Day in the Park


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21st Ukraine’s Independence Day (Toronto, ON)

[ August 25, 2012; ] Location: Centennial Park, Etobicoke, TorontoUCC Toronto is organizing a celebration of 21st Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence


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