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  • UCC Welcomes Additional Support by Canada for Ukraine

    UCC WELCOMES ADDITIONAL SUPPORT BY CANADA FOR UKRAINE

     

    L-R: Lenna Koszarny (Head of UCC Ukraine Advisory Council); Emma Turos (Executive Director, CUCC); Zenon Poticzny (President CUCC); Minister Ed Fast; Roman Sawycky, Roman Tatarsky (Members of UCC Ukraine Advisory Council); Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Waschuk

      
    26 January, 2015 – Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes


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    Call to Action: Stop Putin’s war against Ukraine!

    Stop Putin’s war against Ukraine!
    Dear community leaders, activists, and peace loving Canadians.
    Today the OSCE confirmed that Putin’s proxies and Russian troops fired multiple rockets into
    the center of Ukraine’s city of Mariupol. This is the latest in a series of murderous attacks on
    civilians by these terrorists. It is obvious that Putin is moving to take the


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    UCC APPALLED BY BRUTAL ATTACK ON CIVILIANS BY KREMLIN-BACKED TERRORISTS

    UCC APPALLED BY BRUTAL ATTACK ON CIVILIANS
    BY KREMLIN-BACKED TERRORISTS
    CALL TO ACTION!
    24 January, 2015 – Ottawa - The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is appalled by the brutal and unprovoked attack on civilians today in Mariupol, Donetsk oblast, by terrorists armed, trained and actively supported by Russia’s military. The Kremlin-backed terrorists indiscriminately shelled residential areas of the city, murdering


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    Rally in Support of Ukrainian POW Nadiya Savchenko

    The Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Manitoba Provincial Council is organizing a rally in support of Ukrainian pilot and member of parliament Nadiya Savchenko, who is currently in the fifth week of a hunger strike protesting her illegal detention by Russian authorities.

    This event will take place on Monday January 26, 2015 in the Manitoba Provincial Legislative


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    CALL TO ACTION! UCC CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF NADIYA SAVCHENKO

    CALL TO ACTION! UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS CALLS ON RUSSIA TO IMMEDIATELY RELEASE POLITICAL PRISONER NADIYA SAVCHENKO 
      
    Ottawa - 14 January, 2015 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) supports the call by the Ukrainian World Congress for the immediate release of Ukrainian pilot, Member of Ukrainian Parliament and delegate to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE),


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    UCC Strongly Condemns Killing of Civilians in Eastern Ukraine

     UCC STRONGLY CONDEMNS KILLING OF CIVILIANS IN EASTERN UKRAINE
    Ottawa - 13 January, 2015. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the murder of innocent civilians by Kremlin-backed terrorists, who today shelled a checkpoint near Volnovakha, Donetsk oblast in Eastern Ukraine. One of the shells hit a civilian bus, killing at least 10 people and injuring another


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    Ukrainian Canadian Community Welcomes Federal $1.5M Funding For Holodomor Awareness Project

    The Ukrainian Canadian Community is grateful to the Government of Canada, the Ministry of Multiculturalism, and Minister Jason Kenney, for supporting the “Holodomor National Awareness Tour”. The three year grant, valued at $1.5M, will support the education of tens of thousands of students, community leaders and the public at large on the historical events of the horrific Holodomor Genocide in Ukraine, 1932-33.

    The “Holodomor National Awareness Tour”, is a joint project between four organizations: the Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF, the lead on the project), the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC), the Ukrainian Canadian Research and Documentation Centre (UCRDC) and the Holodomor Research and Educational Consortium (HREC).

    “This project will build bridges among communities to promote intercultural understanding, tolerance, awareness and a deeper respect for the democratic values that we Canadians hold so dear,” said Bob Onyschuk, Q.C., Past Chair of CUF, and Project Lead.


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