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UCC Statement on Third Anniversary of Russia’s Illegal, Illegitimate Crimea “Referendum”

Three years ago, on March 16, 2014, following the Russian invasion of Ukraine and occupation of Crimea, Russian “authorities” staged an illegal and illegitimate “referendum.” In violation of international law and numerous treaties to which Russia is a signatory, the “referendum” was held under the barrels of Russian guns and in the presence of Russian forces. [&hellip


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UCC Statement on the Anniversary of Taras Shevchenko’s Birth

203-та річниця дня народження Тараса Шевченка Сьогодні відзначаєтся день народження Великого Кобзаря, Тараса Шевченка. 9-го березня українці відзначaють безмірний внесок Шевченка в розвиток української культури, національної ідентичності, та національної свідомості. Хоч він прожив лиш 47 років, його численні вірші та мистецтво шанує цілий світ і його відданість Україні залишатимется в наших серцях назавжди. Шевченко виступав [&hellip


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UCC Statement on International Women’s Day

UCC Statement on International Women’s Day #IWD2017 UCC Vice Presidents Alexandra Chyczij and Andrea Kopylech issued the following statement on International Women’s Day, March 8: “On International Women’s Day, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) celebrates the extraordinary contributions that women have made and continue to make to our Ukrainian Canadian community, to Canada and to [&hellip


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Canada’s Military Training Mission to Ukraine Renewed

March 6, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes today’s announcement that Canada’s military training mission to Ukraine – Operation UNIFIER – is being renewed until the end of March, 2019. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign [&hellip


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Bitter Harvest Premieres in Canada

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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In Memory of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred

  В пам’ять Героїв Небесної Сотні 20-го лютого 2017. Оттава. 20-го лютого  українці по всьому світу вшаноаують День Пам’яті Героїв Небесної Сотні. У листопаді 2013 року народ України піднався протестуючи проти авторитарного клептократичного режиму колишнього проезидента Віктора Януковича. У Києві на Майдані Незалежності та по міських площах по всій Укоаїні  народ поставив перед урядом єдину [&hellip


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Employment Opportunity: Head – Communications and External relations at Alberta’s Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

Employment Opportunity: Head, Communications & External Relations, Program Services 4 Alberta Culture and Tourism, Mundare, Alberta. The Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village (UCHV) is an award-winning living history museum showcasing the history of settlement in east central Alberta from 1892 – 1930. More than 35 historic buildings have been relocated from the surrounding community and restored to [&hellip


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Employment Opportunity: UCC Canada150 Youth Community Animator

Apply for the Summer Job of a Lifetime! Are you a Ukrainian Canadian with a passion for our community? Are you excited about sharing your culture, engaging with volunteers, and working with youth across the country? To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress will work with our member organizations and community [&hellip


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UCC Launches Canada 150 Project Celebrating Canada’s Diversity

February 13, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce the launch of its project, Celebrating the Strength of Canada’s Diversity: Youth Engaging Youth. The project is undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada’s Department of Heritage Canada 150 Fund. With the Celebrating the Strength of Canada’s Diversity: Youth [&hellip


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UCC Meets with Senior Government Officials to Discuss Canada-Ukraine Relations

UCC Meets with Senior Government Officials to Discuss Canada-Ukraine Relations February 9, 2017 – OTTAWA. On February 3, 2017 representatives of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) met with senior government officials from the Departments of Global Affairs and National Defence to discuss the development of Canada-Ukraine relations. The meeting of the Canada Ukraine Stakeholder Advisory Council (CUSAC), [&hellip


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