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Canada expels Russian diplomats in response to chemical attack in UK

Canada expels Russian diplomats in response to chemical attack in UK March 26, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the expulsion of four Russian diplomats by Canada in response to the recent chemical attack in Salisbury, United Kingdom, perpetrated by the Russian Federation. The expulsions were announced by the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s [&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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March 2018 UCC Parliamentary Internship Report

March 2018 UCC Parliamentary Internship Report By Halyna Paliychuk  Almost seven months of my internship in the Parliament have already passed, and it seems to be a busy time of the year, when the Parliament is wrapping up before the summer break. In December I had a chance to attend a massive Christmas party with [&hellip


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Joint letter to Minister Freeland

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress was pleased to co-sign a letter to Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland in response to reports that various parliamentarians are encouraging the Government of Canada to add the “Magnitsky Law” to the agenda of the upcoming G7 summit in Quebec, to encourage our allies who have not [&hellip


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#mypysanka contest

Join us this year as we commemorate Easter and our Ukrainian traditions with the UCC #myPysanka Contest! Download the pysanka colouring page Fill in the spaces with your choice of colour(s) Share on social media (Facebook/Twitter/Instagram) with the hashtag #myPysanka and you might be featured! &nbsp


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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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