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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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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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UCC joins international call to release Ukrainian political prisoners illegally imprisoned by Russia

October 7, 2016   Ottawa ON The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) joins the appeal of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) to the international community to put pressure on Russia to release illegally imprisoned Ukrainian citizens, including journalists Roman Sushchenko and Mykola Semena. There are over 20 Ukrainian citizens currently illegally imprisoned by Russia including Oleg Sentsov, [&hellip

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