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  • March 1, 2017. OTTAWA. The feature-film Bitter Harvest, which is based on the events of the Holodomor Famine-Genocide, 1932-33 in Ukraine, premiered in Canada at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa on February 28. Bitter Harvest takes place in Ukraine during the Holodomor – the Genocide perpetrated against the Ukrainian people by Soviet dictator Joseph [&hellip


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    CBC documentary – Ukrainian-Canadians: A Time to Remember

    In 1988 the CBC produced a great documentary exploring the history of Ukraine, its culture and its politics as it reached across to Canada through 100 years of immigration. It covers the origins of Ukrainian nationalism, the waves of immigration to Canada and their challenges, and even looking forward as to what it means to [&hellip


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    UCC 75 Years Strong – President/Ambassador Tour visits Alberta

    27 April, 2016. Edmonton/Calgary/Red Deer, Alberta. To mark the 75th anniversary of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC), as part of the Cross-Canada Tour undertaken by UCC President Paul Grod, and Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada Andriy Shevchenko, UCC and UCC Alberta Provincial Council together held celebrations in Edmonton, Calgary and Red Deer, Alberta on April 15-18 [&hellip


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    Ukrainian Canadian Community Commemorates 30th Anniversary of the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster

    April 22, 2016. OTTAWA. April 26, 2016 will mark the 30th anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine. On April 26, 1986, a reactor at the Chornobyl nuclear power plant near Prypiat exploded and melted down. The disaster affected the lives of thousands of people in Ukraine and Belarus. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) [&hellip


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    UCC Statement on the Occasion of the 70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day

    UCC Statement on the Occasion of the 70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day  8 May, 2015 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress issued the following statement on the occasion of the70th anniversary of V-E Day. Today marks the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day. In 2004, the United Nations General Assembly declared 8-9 May [&hellip


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    Winnipeg Youth Honour Taras Shevchenko

    On March 7th 2015, Ukrainian Canadian youth met in front of the Taras Shevchenko Monument on the grounds of the Manitoba Legislative Building to honour the 201st Anniversary of his birth.  Representatives of PLAST and Ukrainian Youth Association CYM placed a wreath at the foot of the monument and listened to short biography of Shevchenko’s [&hellip


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    UCC Statement on the 201st Anniversary of the Birth of Taras Shevchenko

    ЗАЯВА КОНҐРЕСУ УКРАЇНЦІВ КАНАДИ З НАГОДИ 201-ої РІЧНИЦІ  ДНЯ НАРОДЖЕННЯ ТАРАСА ШЕВЧЕНКА   9-го березня, 2015 р. – Конґрес Українців Канади опублікував наступну заяву з нагоди 201-ої річниці дня народження Тараса Шевченка: Сьогодні відзначаєтся двіста-перша річниця дня народження Великого Кобзаря, Тараса Шевченка. 9-го березня українці відзначaють безмірний внесок Шевченка в розвиток української культури, національної ідентичності, та [&hellip


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    Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred Commemorations across Canada

    Edmonton Host: UCC Alberta Provincial Council Date & Time:Friday, February 20, 2015 @ 7:00pm Venue: Churchill Square, Edmonton  A Commemorative gathering for the fallen heroes of the Euromaidan. As a tribute to the brave defenders of Ukraine, UCC-APC is commemorating the first anniversary of the Euromaidan movement and those who sacrificed their lives in the battle [&hellip


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    CIUS to Hold Euromaidan Anniversary Symposium

    Contact:            Mykola Soroka                                                                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            Tel:                   (780) 492-6847 E-mail:              ciusfund@ualberta.ca CIUS to Hold Euromaidan Anniversary Symposium 10 February 2015— In the course of the Euromaidan revolution and the subsequent military conflict with separatists and the Russian army in Donbas in 2013‒15, thousands of people—military and civilian—have been killed and hundreds of thousands displaced. The [&hellip


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    Gala Shevchenko Concert

    Gala Shevchenko Concert, March 8th   Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Manitoba Provincial Council invites you to a  Gala Concert “Tribute to Shevchenko” Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of his Birth   Конґрес Українців Канади – Манітобська Провінційна Рада щиро запрошує Вас на  Ґала Концерт – Поклін Шевченкові Відзначення 200 річчя його народження   Sunday March 8th, 2015 – [&hellip


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