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PM Press Release on Economic Stabilization and Development in Ukraine

OTTAWA – JANUARY 28, 2015
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced additional support to further promote economic and social stability in Ukraine, whose economy continues to face serious challenges, including from the Putin regime’s persistent aggression and occupation of Crimea.
The additional support – in the form of a second low-interest loan – aims to help Ukraine’s newly-elected


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MP Joy Smith Speaks Out on Behalf of Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko

Statement
MP Joy Smith Speaks Out on Behalf of Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko
 
January 26, 2015 – Ottawa, ON
Joy Smith, Member of Parliament for Kildonan—St. Paul, released the following statement in support of Ukrainian Member of Parliament Nadiya Savchenko.
“Today is the international day in support of Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko, who has been illegally imprisoned by Russia since


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UCC Welcomes Additional Support by Canada for Ukraine

UCC WELCOMES ADDITIONAL SUPPORT BY CANADA FOR UKRAINE

 

L-R: Lenna Koszarny (Head of UCC Ukraine Advisory Council); Emma Turos (Executive Director, CUCC); Zenon Poticzny (President CUCC); Minister Ed Fast; Roman Sawycky, Roman Tatarsky (Members of UCC Ukraine Advisory Council); Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Waschuk

  
26 January, 2015 – Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes


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Ukrainian Canadian Community Welcomes Federal $1.5M Funding For Holodomor Awareness Project

The Ukrainian Canadian Community is grateful to the Government of Canada, the Ministry of Multiculturalism, and Minister Jason Kenney, for supporting the “Holodomor National Awareness Tour”. The three year grant, valued at $1.5M, will support the education of tens of thousands of students, community leaders and the public at large on the historical events of the horrific Holodomor Genocide in Ukraine, 1932-33.

The “Holodomor National Awareness Tour”, is a joint project between four organizations: the Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF, the lead on the project), the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC), the Ukrainian Canadian Research and Documentation Centre (UCRDC) and the Holodomor Research and Educational Consortium (HREC).

“This project will build bridges among communities to promote intercultural understanding, tolerance, awareness and a deeper respect for the democratic values that we Canadians hold so dear,” said Bob Onyschuk, Q.C., Past Chair of CUF, and Project Lead.


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Christmas Carols Performed at Prime Minister’s Residence, 24 Sussex Drive

Christmas Carols Performed at Prime Minister’s Residence,   24 Sussex Drive 
 

 
Ottawa, Canada – January 12, 2015-On January 8, Ukrainian Canadian Carollers performed traditional Ukrainian Christmas carols “Koliady” and “Shchedrivky” at the Prime Minister’s residence.
At the beginning of the Ukrainian Christmas season (Julian calendar January 7 to 19), a group of carollers composed of members of


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UCC Welcomes additional sanctions by Government of Canada against Russia and Kremlin-backed terrorists

Statement by Prime Minister of Canada announcing additional sanctions
http://www.pm.gc.ca/eng/news/2014/12/19/statement-prime-minister-canada-announcing-additional-sanctions
 
Backgrounder – Expanded Sanctions List
http://www.pm.gc.ca/eng/news/2014/12/19/expanded-sanctions-list
 
Backgrounder – Restrictions on Technologies
http://www.pm.gc.ca/eng/news/2014/12/19/restrictions-technologies-used-russias-oil-exploration-and-extractive-sector
 
Prime Minister Harper Speaks to President Poroshenko
http://www.pm.gc.ca/eng/news/2014/12/19/prime-minister-stephen-harper-speaks-ukrainian-president-petro-poroshenko


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UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT OF CANADA’S ANNOUNCEMENT OF ADDITIONAL AID TO UKRAINE’S MILITARY

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT OF CANADA’S ANNOUNCEMENT OF ADDITIONAL AID TO UKRAINE’S MILITARY
26 November, 2014 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement by the Government of Canada on the provision of additional non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine’s military.
Canada’s Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Rob Nicholson, today announced,
“Our Government is committed


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Commemoration of Holodomor Memorial Week at the Ontario Legislature

Commemoration of Holodomor Memorial Week at the Ontario Legislature

On November 17, 2014, Mr. Yvan Baker, MPP for Etobicoke-Center, invited the Ukrainian Canadian Congress’ National Holodomor Education Committee to join him as special guests in the Ontario Legislature for the start of Holodomor Education Week. During the parliamentary session Mr. Baker commemorated the 81st anniversary of


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Holodomor Commemorated in Parliament 2014

81st Holodomor Anniversary Commemorated in Parliament
 

 

 

Rev. Michael Winn (L) and Rev. Fr. Ihor Okhrimtchouk lead those assembled in prayer 

 
November 19, 2014 – Ottawa, Canada 
On Wednesday November 19th, in participation of National Holodomor Awareness Week, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) in cooperation with the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group (CUPFG) and the Embassy of Ukraine in Canada


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