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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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Canada and US boycott Biathlon World Cup in Russia – FIFA should be next

Canada and US boycott Biathlon World Cup in Russia – FIFA should be next March 2, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the decision by the Canadian and American Biathlon Associations to boycott the Biathlon World Cup event being held in Tyumen, Russia, March 19-26. Biathlon Canada stated, “it is our consideration that [&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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Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism

Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism UCC encourages youth from coast to coast to apply by April 20, 2018 February 23, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement  of the Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism. The funding initiative was announced yesterday by the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage and [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Community Welcomes  $1.45 M Federal Funding  For Holodomor Awareness Project

Ukrainian Canadian Community Welcomes  $1.45 M Federal Funding  For Holodomor Awareness Project   February 22, 2018 Toronto – The Ukrainian Canadian community welcomes the announcement by the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, of a three-year grant valued at $1.45 million to support the Holodomor National Awareness Tour and the Holodomor Mobile Classroom (“the HMC”).  The funding announcement [&hellip


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Holodomor National Awareness Tour Fact Sheet

Holodomor National Awareness Tour Fact Sheet &nbsp


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Four Years of Russia’s War against Ukraine

Four Years of Russia’s War against Ukraine  UCC calls on Canada to lead world response to Russian aggression February 21, 2018. OTTAWA. February 20 marked the fourth anniversary of the beginning of Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine. Today the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) needs your help in our advocacy for Canada to lead the international [&hellip


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Honouring the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred

Honouring the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred February 20, 2018. OTTAWA. Today, Ukraine marks the Day of Commemoration of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred (Небесна Сотня).  In the fall of 2013, the Ukrainian people took to the streets in protest against the authoritarian, corrupt regime of former president Victor Yanukovych. This movement known as [&hellip


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