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Ukrainian Canadian Community Celebrates Canadian Multiculturalism Day

June 27, 2016 – OTTAWA. “I am pleased to bring greetings to all Canadians on this Multiculturalism Day,” stated Paul Grod, National President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC).  “Multiculturalism has become one of the most fundamental values that defines Canada as a nation, and the Ukrainian Canadian community feels very proud to have been [&hellip


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UCC Applauds Successful Canada-Ukraine Business Forum, Welcomes Announcement of Prime Minister’s Trudeau Trip to Ukraine

June 24, 2016. TORONTO. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) applauds the successful Canada-Ukraine Business Forum, held in Toronto on June 20, and welcomes the announcement of the official visit to Ukraine by the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, which will take place on July 11-12. The Canada-Ukraine Business Forum, organized by [&hellip


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Prime Minister to attend NATO Summit in Poland and visit Ukraine

News release from the Prime Minister’s Office Toronto, Ontario – 20 June 2016 The Government of Canada is committed to strengthening Canada’s place in the world and will continue to pursue Canadian interests and values at every opportunity. Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced that he will travel to Warsaw, Poland, to attend the [&hellip


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UCC Participates in Canada’s Defence Policy Review at Edmonton Roundtable

The Edmonton Roundtable hosted by Minister Hehr (Photo – Department of National Defence) June 10, 2016. EDMONTON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) participated in a roundtable with key stakeholders held June 4 in Edmonton, Alberta as part of public consultations taking place across Canada to inform Canada’s new defence policy. The roundtable was hosted by [&hellip


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Canada Ukraine Business Forum – June 20, Toronto

  11 May, 2016. The Canada Ukraine Business Forum will be held on June 20 in Toronto, at the Toronto Congress Centre. Global Affairs Canada and Ukraine’s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, in partnership with the Canada-Ukraine Chamber of Commerce and the Conference Board of Canada, have the pleasure of inviting you to take [&hellip


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UCC 75 Years Strong – President/Ambassador Tour visits Alberta

27 April, 2016. Edmonton/Calgary/Red Deer, Alberta. To mark the 75th anniversary of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC), as part of the Cross-Canada Tour undertaken by UCC President Paul Grod, and Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada Andriy Shevchenko, UCC and UCC Alberta Provincial Council together held celebrations in Edmonton, Calgary and Red Deer, Alberta on April 15-18 [&hellip


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Senator Andreychuk Commemorates the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

Rising in the Senate on April 20, 2016, Senator Andreychuk commemorated the thirtieth anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. “Today, we commemorate those who lost their lives, and those who continue to suffer in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster,” said Senator Andreychuk. On April 26, 1986, a nuclear reactor exploded at the Chernobyl power [&hellip


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Minister Dion announces further support to help address aftermath of 1986 Chornobyl nuclear accident

April 25, 2016 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada will continue to support international efforts dealing with the containment and safe storage of radioactive materials resulting from the 1986 accident at the Chornobyl nuclear power plant, in Ukraine, with a contribution of [&hellip


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Europe expected to lift visa requirements for Ukraine – UCC calls on Canada follow suit

April 21, 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes yesterday’s proposal by the European Commission to lift visa requirements for Ukrainian citizens travelling to the European Union. The UCC calls on Canada to follow suit by establishing criteria and a timetable for the lifting of visa requirements for Ukrainians travelling to Canada. Once the [&hellip


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Canadian Member of Parliament Shows Support for Savchenko

For Immediate Release   20 April 2016   Canadian Member of Parliament Shows Support for Savchenko   Ottawa – On Tuesday, April 19, Etobicoke Centre MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj delivered a statement on the floor of Canada’s House of Commons calling on the Russian government to release and return kidnapped air force pilot Nadia Savchenko to [&hellip


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