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Historic decision on independence for Ukraine’s Orthodox Church

Historic decision on independence for Ukraine’s Orthodox Church October 11, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) warmly welcomes the historic decision by the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate recognizing the right to independence of Ukraine’s Orthodox Church. “The decision announced by the Holy Synod has been awaited by millions of Ukrainian [&hellip


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Parliamentary Internship: Bi-weekly Update from the Parliament Hill

Larysa-Lubka Lewyckyj reports on her first 2 weeks at the MP’s office:  It’s been two weeks on the Hill so far, and I’ve begun to settle into my MP’s office. I’m working for Michael Levitt, a Liberal Member of Parliament in the York Centre riding in Toronto. I have an interest in foreign affairs, and this [&hellip


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2018 Provincial Council Award Winners Announced

UCC Alberta (Hetman Awards) Executive Hetman Award: Bohdan Romaniuk, Calgary Youth • Daniel Feculak Edmonton • Stephania Nedoshytko Edmonton • Brett Strutynski Calgary • Stephania Romaniuk Calgary Adult • Gregory P. Syrnick Calgary • Dr. Linda Dudar Calgary • Oleksandr Melysh Calgary • Dr. Alla Nedashkivska Edmonton Senior • Zennovia Haydey Calgary • Evelyn Eveneshen [&hellip


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UCC visits Ukrainian Festivals in September

September marks the official beginning of autumn and the start of the festival season! This month, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) team has visited the Montreal Ukrainian Festival during the weekend of September 7-9, 2018 and the Bloor West Village Ukrainian Festival in Toronto, which took place on September 14-16, 2018. The Montreal Ukrainian Festival [&hellip


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UCC calls on Canada’s MPs to stand up for Ukrainian political prisoners

UCC calls on Canada’s MPs to stand up for Ukrainian political prisoners  September 18, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is calling on Canada’s Members of Parliament to take a strong stand in support of over 70 Ukrainian political prisoners illegally jailed by Russia. As the fall session of Parliament gets underway, today the [&hellip


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Перший світовий форум українознавчих суботніх та недільних шкіл

Освітяни Канади ділилися своїм досвідом із колегами з 36 країн світу Оксана Левицька Голова Національної Української Освітньої Ради КУК 17-22 серпня цього року у Львові відбувся Перший світовий форум українознавчих суботніх та недільних шкіл, організований з ініціативи Міжнародного інституту освіти, культури та зв’язків з діаспорою, директор пані Ірина Ключковська. Вперше в історії незалежної України відбувся [&hellip


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Meet New Presidents of UCC Provincial Councils

Recently, three Provincial Councils of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress elected new presidents. These are Mr. Bohdan Wynnyckyj for Ontario PC, Fr. Ihor Kutash for Quebec PC, and Ms. Joanne Lewandoski for Manitoba PC. Thank you for becoming part of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress! We wholeheartedly welcome our new leaders and would like to share their biographies with you [&hellip


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UCC expresses condolences on the passing of US Senator John McCain

UCC expresses condolences on the passing of US Senator John McCain August 26, 2018. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) joins the United States of America and the international community in mourning the passing of US Senator John McCain. Senator McCain died on August 25. He was 81. Senator McCain, a war hero, six-term US Senator [&hellip


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