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  • Ukrainian Independence Day Celebrations 2018

    Every year, the Ukrainian community in Canada celebrates Ukrainian Independence Day. Below, we provide you with the list of events in your province! Events are sorted according to their commencement date. To get more information on the particular event, please click on the corresponding picture. SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 2018 – Toronto, ON Location: Centennial Park [&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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    NATO Summit Analysis – July 2018

    On July 11-12, NATO heads of state or government met in Brussels, and on July 12 they met with Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko. The UCC has reviewed and analyzed the policy positions outlined in the declarations and statements of the Summit. We present this summary and overview to update our community on issues directly related [&hellip

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    UCC welcomes strong statements on Crimea from Canadian Government and Opposition

    Aug 1 Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress welcomes the recent strong statements of support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity from the Government of Canada and Canada’s Official Opposition. Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, and Canada’s Official Opposition critics, the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, and James Bezan, Shadow [&hellip

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    July 31, 2018 Globe and Mail article

      UCC President Paul Grod was quoted extensively in this July 31, 2018 Globe and Mail article https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-how-canadas-bombardier-inc-helped-build-russias-controversial

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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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    Canada’s Minister of International Development visits Ukraine

    Canada’s Minister of International Development visits Ukraine Canada committing up to $50 million annual support July 19, 2018. KYIV.The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canada’s Minister of International Development, that Canada is committed to provide “up to $50 million annually in support of socio-economic programs across the country, [&hellip

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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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    June Newsletter

    As the Chumak Way cycling team makes their way across the Prairies, the end of the school year is upon us and summer officially begins! July marks the start of our busy Ukrainian summer, full of festivals, cultural programs, and all kinds of camps!  It’s inspiring to see that every summer thousands of volunteers from our [&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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