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  • At a School or Community Near You – Holodomor National Awareness Tour

    Press Release from the Holodomor National Awareness Tour At a School or Community Near You TORONTO – May 2, 2016 – The Holodomor Mobile Classroom (HMC) is officially on the road, spreading awareness about the man-made Famine of 1932-33 in which millions of Ukrainians were starved to death. The HMC visited six Ontario high schools [&hellip


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    Call For Nominations – Shevchenko Medal, UCC Leadership Award, UCC Youth Leadership Award

    May 3, 2016, OTTAWA. Ahead of the Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, to be held in Regina, Saskatchewan on September 29-October 2, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) has issued a call for nominations for the Taras Shevchenko Medal, the UCC Leadership Award and the UCC Youth Leadership Award of Excellence. The deadline for applications is [&hellip


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    Easter Greetings from the Ukrainian Canadian Congress

    Великоднє вітання Конґресу Українців Канади    Конґрес Українців Канади щиро вітає Духовенство Українських Церков, місцеві відділи, складові організації, українсько-канадську громаду та українців по всьому світі які святкують світлий Празник Христового Воскресіння! В цей найсвятіший день року, святкуючи перемогу життя над смертю, добра над злом, ми дякуємо Богу за всі блага, згадуємо наших близьких, які відійшли [&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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    Europe expected to lift visa requirements for Ukraine – UCC calls on Canada follow suit

    April 21, 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes yesterday’s proposal by the European Commission to lift visa requirements for Ukrainian citizens travelling to the European Union. The UCC calls on Canada to follow suit by establishing criteria and a timetable for the lifting of visa requirements for Ukrainians travelling to Canada. Once the [&hellip


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    Ukrainian Canadian Congress: 75 Years Strong

    April 13, 2016. Toronto and St. Catharines. 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, the UCC held celebrations in Toronto on April 8 and St. Catharines on April 9. Attended by 500 [&hellip


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    Thank You to Our Volunteers! Together We Keep Our Community Strong

    11 April 2016. OTTAWA – As Canada celebrates National Volunteer Week, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) expresses heartfelt gratitude to our thousands of volunteers from coast to coast to coast of our great country. Together, we keep our Community Strong! This year, the theme of National Volunteer Week is Volunteers are the roots of strong [&hellip


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    Appeal to Dutch Community in Canada – Help Secure a “YES” Vote for Ukraine’s European Future!

    April 4, 2016. OTTAWA. The Kingdom of the Netherlands will be holding a consultative referendum on the approval of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement on April 6, 2016. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) appeals to all citizens of the Netherlands to vote YES in support of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement! Information on how to vote is [&hellip


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    UCC Strongly Condemns “Verdict” in Russia’s Show Trial of Nadiya Savchenko

    March 22, 2016. OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns today’s “verdict” in Russia’s show trial of Ukrainian pilot, Member of Parliament and delegate to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Lt. Nadiya Savchenko. In June 2014, Lt. Savchenko was captured by Russian-backed terrorists in Luhansk oblast, Ukraine. She was [&hellip


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