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Commemorating the Anniversary of the Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla)

 Commemorating the Anniversary of the Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla) April 28, 2018. OTTAWA. April 28, 2018 marks the 71st 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 Lemko, Boyko, Nadsianna, [&hellip


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UCC statement on attack in Toronto

UCC statement on attack in Toronto April 24, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress expresses its deep condolences to all those who lost family and friends in the terrible attack in Toronto. May the Memory of the Victims be Eternal. Вічная Пам’ять. Yesterday, ten people were killed and fifteen injured in a deliberate and disgraceful [&hellip


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National Volunteer Week 2018

National Volunteer Week is a time to celebrate and thank Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers. From April 15-21, 2018 there will be events held across Canada to recognize the contributions of volunteers in our communities. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress would like to thank the many thousands of community volunteers who give of their time to make our [&hellip


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2018 Pysanka Events

On behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress please accept our very best wishes for a wonderful Easter celebration with your friends and family. We’re pleased to offer you a list of workshops and activities across Canada Please let us know if you have anything to add to the list, send a note to nationaloffice@ucc.ca   Richmond, BC [&hellip


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Canada’s Federal Budget 2018: What It Means For Our Community

Canada’s Federal Budget 2018: What It Means For Our Community  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress National Office has reviewed the 2018 Federal Budget, and we are pleased to present these summary highlights, which impact issues of importance to our Ukrainian Canadian community. Increase in International Assistance funding of approximately $400 million per year In Budget 2018, [&hellip


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Montreal Lithuanian Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence

Montreal Lithuanian Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence February 25, 2017 On behalf of UCC Montreal, Halyna Holowka extended a greeting and congratulations to the Lithuanian community of Montreal.  Greetings were also delivered by Mr. Darius Franckevicius, Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to Canada; Mr. Arunas Staskevicius, Honorary Consul of [&hellip


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Holodomor National Awareness Tour – Facilitator Position

Holodomor National Awareness Tour – Facilitator Position The job of the facilitator for the Holodomor Mobile Class Room is a unique position in which the incumbent must be proficient in the history of the Holodomor, the Ukrainian famine, that transpired in Ukraine while under Soviet rule in the 1930’s. The main responsibility of the facilitator [&hellip


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Різдвяні Привітання 2018

Різдвяні Привітання Ukrainian Christmas Greetings


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UCC Event-kit-in-a-box

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress was proud to be part of celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation.  As a part of our Youth Engaging Youth project we worked across Canada on many projects involving cultural celebrations, sporting events and other youth oriented activities. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress has prepared this ‘event-kit-in-a-box’ as part of our commitment [&hellip


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UCC Toronto Holodomor Memorial Project

Toronto Holodomor Memorial Project The objectives of the Holodomor Memorial Project in Toronto are: To erect a memorial to the victims of the Holodomor, To raise public awareness of the Holodomor as genocide, To have the unveiling of the Memorial in the shortest reasonable time To provide an appropriate public site for an annual Holodomor Commemoration [&hellip


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