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27 May, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) calls on the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to revoke the hosting of the 2018 World Cup from the Russian Federation. The UCC launched a petition today to have Russia’s hosting privileges for the 2018 FIFA World Cup revoked. Please sign the petition [&hellip

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Revocation of Russian Federation’s hosting of the 2018 FIFA World Cup

  Sign the petition! Click here: Petition to Revoke 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia &nbsp

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UCC DELEGATION CONCLUDES VISIT TO REGINA PARTICIPATES IN HOLODOMOR MONUMENT COMMEMORATION OTTAWA – May 19, 2015. Representatives of Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) National were hosted for 2 days of meetings in Regina by the organizing committee for next year’s 25th Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, UCC Saskatchewan Provincial Council, and UCC Regina. The delegation participated in the unveiling of a Holodomor monument “Bitter Memories of [&hellip

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Ukrainian Canadian Congress Welcomes Additional Support for Ukraine

May 4, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the recent announcement of significant new support provided to Ukraine by the Government of Canada.  On April 28, the Honourable Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, announced in Kyiv the “Partnership for Local Economic Development and Governance Project,” valued at up to $19.7 [&hellip

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Canadian House of Commons Holds Debate on Situation in Ukraine

OTTAWA – APRIL 30, 2015.  Canada’s House of Commons held a 4 hour “take-note” debate on the situation in Ukraine last night in which over 30 members of Parliament participated, including 4 members of the federal cabinet (the Hon. Rob Nicholson, M.P., P.C., Minister of Foreign Affairs; the Hon. Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence; [&hellip

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Spirit Lake Internment Centre Receives Second Award

UCC Montreal. Spirit Lake Internment Interpretative Centre received its second award from the Quebec organization “Neighbours” in recognition for its contribution toward community enrichment, and its active participation in furthering awareness of Quebec’s diverse heritage. “Neighbours” serves the English-speaking community in Quebec and is a partner with Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) and Canadian Heritage. [&hellip

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29 April, 2015 – Toronto/Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomed Vira Savchenko, sister of illegally imprisoned Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, to Canada.  Vira Savchenko was in Canada to raise awareness of the illegal arrest and imprisonment of her sister Nadiya by Russian authorities. While in Canada, she participated in the International Roundtable discussion [&hellip

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Chronology of Events and Global Campaign in support of Nadiya Savchenko

In June 2014, Lt. Savchenko was captured by armed terrorists backed by the Russian Federation in Luhansk Oblast, Ukraine. She was then violently and forcibly removed from the territory of Ukraine to the Russian Federation. On 9 July 2014, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation announced that charges have been laid against Savchenko for [&hellip

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UCC Announces 2015 Summer Student Positions

UCC Announces 2015 Summer Student Positions Now Accepting Resumes!   Ottawa – April 24 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce three Canada Summer Job positions available to students to work with the UCC this spring and summer.  Please find more information about the positions offered below. Students applying for the positions, must [&hellip

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