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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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Historic XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians kicks off

29 September 2016. REGINA, SK – The historic XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians is kicking off in Regina, SK. Over 250 delegates from across the country are arriving today in the Queen City. Tomorrow morning the Congress will officially open, and the Triennial Congress will begin its work. High-level delegations from both Canada and [&hellip

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UCC Welcomes High-Level Officials to the XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians

September 26, 2016. Ottawa, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is very pleased to welcome high-level official delegations from both Canada and Ukraine to the XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, which will take place for the first time in Regina, Saskatchewan, on September 29-October 2, 2016. “We are very honoured that high-level delegations of [&hellip

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Ukraine Team to Participate in 2017 Invictus Games

September 26, 2016. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce that Ukraine will be sending a team of athletes to participate in the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto, September 24-30, 2017. The UCC is partnering with the Government of Ukraine through the Ministry of Youth and Sport of Ukraine, on Ukraine’s participation in [&hellip

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UCC Announces Shevchenko Medals, UCC Leadership & Youth Leadership Award of Excellence Recipients

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is pleased to announce the recipients for the Taras Shevchenko Medal, the highest form of recognition that can be granted by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Ukrainian Canadian Youth Leadership Awards of Excellence. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress announced today the awarding of thirteen Taras Shevchenko Medals, seventeen UCC Leadership Awards [&hellip

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UCC and SUSK Welcome Connor Moen as New National Coordinator

August 15, 2016, Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) and the Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) are pleased to announce the appointment of Connor Moen as the new National Coordinator. Connor recently completed his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science at the University of Saskatchewan and will join the UCC staff in Ottawa on September [&hellip

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