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UCC Meets With Nadiya Savchenko

UCC Board of Directors Meets with Nadiya Savchenko   December 3 – During its strategic planning session in Toronto, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Board of Directors met with Ukrainian Member of Parliament and former political prisoner Nadiya Savchenko. Ms. Savchenko was released from Russian prison after almost two years of illegal detention. The UCC Board [&hellip


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25th Anniversary of Canada’s Recognition of Ukraine’s Independence

25th Anniversary of Canada’s Recognition of Ukraine’s Independence December 2, 2016.  Ottawa.  Today marks the 25th anniversary of Canada’s recognition of Ukraine’s Independence. On December 1, 1991, the people of Ukraine were asked – “Do you support the Act of Declaration of the Independence of Ukraine?” as was adopted by Ukraine’s Parliament on August 24, [&hellip


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Holodomor Commemorated on Parliament Hill

Holodomor Commemorated on Parliament Hill Holodomor National Awareness Tour Visits Hill 30 November, 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress, in partnership with the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group and the Embassy of Ukraine in Canada, held a solemn commemoration in Canada’s Parliament to mark the 83rd anniversary of the Holodomor Famine-Genocide in Ukraine. In 1932-33 the [&hellip


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UCC Applauds Additional Canadian Sanctions for Russia’s Illegal Occupation of Crimea

  29 November, 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) applauds yesterday’s announcement by Canada’s Department of Global Affairs that 15 individuals, including six members of the Russian State Duma, have been subjected to asset freezes and dealings prohibitions for their role in Russia’s continuing illegal occupation of Crimea. The Department of Global Affairs stated, [&hellip


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UCC Supports Canadian Bill Establishing Crimean Tatar Deportation Memorial Day

  28 November 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) fully supports Bill C-306, An Act to establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of the Crimean Tatars in 1944 as an act of genocide. Bill C-306 was introduced in the House of Commons by Kerry Diotte (MP-Edmonton Griesbach) on [&hellip


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Holodomor Awareness in Canada’s Capital Ottawa – November 24, 2016 SUSK uOttawa Press Release

On Wednesday, November 16, 2016, in Ottawa, Canada, the nation’s capital, SUSK uOttawa (University of Ottawa Ukrainian Students’ Club) organized Holodomor Awareness Day, on the 83rd anniversary in commemoration of millions of innocent victims of Ukraine’s Holodomor – Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin’s man made famine genocide to destroy the Ukrainian nation perpetrated in 1932-1933. In Ukrainian villages [&hellip


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Statements by PMO and Official Opposition on Holodomor National Awareness Week

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Holodomor Memorial Day The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on Holodomor Memorial Day: “Today, we commemorate one of the darkest chapters in human history: the forced starvation of millions of Ukrainians by the tyrannical regime of Joseph Stalin in the early 1930s. This [&hellip


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Canada Commemorates Holodomor Memorial Day

November 25, 2016. OTTAWA. On November 26, Canada commemorates Holodomor Memorial Day. In 1932-33 the totalitarian regime of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin sentenced the Ukrainian nation to death by starvation. Millions of children, women and men were condemned to death because of the Ukrainian peoples’ aspiration for independence, their desire to speak their language and [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress Launches Holodomor Awareness Week

Ukrainian Canadian Congress Launches National Holodomor Awareness Week “We were guilty, we just didn’t know of what, of what sins. Simply because we were called Ukrainians.” Halyna Huba Holodomor survivor, Poltava oblast 22 November 2016 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) has launched National Holodomor Awareness Week from 21-27 November 2016. In 1932-33, in an [&hellip


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Ukrainians Mark Third Anniversary of the Revolution of Dignity

  November 21, 2016. OTTAWA. Three years ago today, the people of Ukraine took to the streets to protest the decision of their government not to sign the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. On the night of November 29-30, 2013, Berkut security forces attacked and savagely beat the young protestors gathered at Kyiv’s Independence Square. The citizens [&hellip


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