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2017 Christmas Card Artwork – Request for Proposals

Request for Proposals: 2017 Christmas Card Artwork Issue Date:  May 23, 2017 Closing Date: July 25, 2017 The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is seeking to work with a visual artist for our annual Christmas Card mailing.  Our mailing goes out to thousands of Canadians, including donors, supporters and dignitaries. We also use the artwork as part of our [&hellip

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Ukrainian Canadian Community Commemorates 70th Anniversary of Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla)

Ukrainian Canadian Community Commemorates 70th Anniversary of Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla) April 28, 2017. OTTAWA. April 28, 2017 marks the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla), the forcible deportation by the Soviet-backed Polish government of Ukrainians from their ancestral lands in what is today eastern Poland. Ukrainians living in the [&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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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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UCC Invictus Organizing Committee update on Team Ukraine

UCC Invictus Organizing Committee update on Team Ukraine February 1, 2017. KYIV. Tryouts for Ukraine’s Invictus Games team were held on January 28th in Kyiv for Ukrainian armed forces veterans.  The Invictus Games will take place in Toronto in Sept 2017. The Invictus Games are an international sports competition in which wounded, ill and injured military [&hellip

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UCC Board Concludes Successful Strategic Planning Session

UCC Board Concludes Successful Strategic Planning Session  December 16, 2016. On the weekend of December 3, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Board of Directors, along with special guests, gathered in Toronto to undertake a strategic planning session. The session focused on developing the resolutions set out by the recent UCC Triennial Congress as well as [&hellip

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Ontario Legislature Commemorates 125th Anniversary of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada in Ontario Legislature

On Wednesday December 7, 2016 Members of the Provincial Parliament (MPP’s) from all parties delivered statements in the Legislature to celebrate 125 years of Ukrainian immigration to Canada.  Guests at the Ontario Legislature included leaders of many Ukrainian Canadian community organizations from across the province. Lida Narozniak, President of UCC Ontario Provincial Council, spoke on [&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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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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