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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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UCC testifies at Human Rights Committee

UCC testifies at Human Rights Committee Reiterates call for strong G7 response to Russia’s human rights violations June 8, 2018. OTTAWA. Yesterday, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) testified at the House of Commons Subcommittee on International Human Rights on the human rights situation in Ukraine. Ihor Michalchyshyn, UCC CEO, and Orest Zakydalsky, UCC Senior Policy [&hellip


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UCC May Bulletin

Learn more about the work we do and various community events including Vyshyvanka Day in the May monthly bulletin!


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#SaveOlegSentsov Events

Upcoming Events   Victoria, BC There will be a “Free Oleg Sentsov” rally in Victoria on June 1st at 6:45pm at the Ukrainian Cultural Centre (3277 Douglas St).   Calgary, AB Edmonton, AB There will be a “Free Oleg Sentsov” rally in Edmonton on June 4th from 5:00pm-7:00pm at Edmonton City Hall.   Winnipeg, MB There will be [&hellip


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Russian military responsible for downing Flight MH-17

Russian military responsible for downing Flight MH-17 May 24, 2018. OTTAWA. Today, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT – Australia, Belgium, Ukraine, Malaysia and the Netherlands) concluded that Russia’s 53rd Antiaircraft Missile Brigade shot down Flight MH-17 over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 people on board. “The confirmation today by the JIT [&hellip


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Remembering the Genocide of the Crimean Tatar People

Remembering the Genocide of the Crimean Tatar People May 17, 2018 – OTTAWA – May 18 is the Day of Remembrance of the Genocide of the Crimean Tatar People. The Ukrainian Canadian community joins the Crimean Tatar People in mourning, grief and solemn remembrance. May the Memory of the Victims Be Eternal. Вічная Пам’ять. The entire [&hellip


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Canada must stand up for Ukrainian political prisoners

Canada must stand up for Ukrainian political prisoners Oleh Sentsov declares hunger strike May 17, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) calls on the Government of Canada to take a strong stand in support of Ukrainian political prisoners illegally jailed by Russia. The UCC calls on Canada to immediately implement sanctions against Russian officials [&hellip


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