October 2017 UCC Parliamentary Internship Report

October 2017 UCC Parliamentary Internship Report By Halyna Paliychuk   It’s hard to believe that its already been more than a month of working as an intern in the Parliament Hill office of Minister Chrystia Freeland, Member of Parliament for University – Rosedale.  I feel privileged to see up-close some historic Canadian events with my own eyes.  Recently I witnessed the installation ceremony for Canada’s new Governor General, the [&hellip

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October 28: National Internment Commemoration Day

October 28th is National Internment Commemoration Day in Canada. Follow the Canada First World War Internment Recognition Fund (CFWWIRF) for more information

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Community Development Workshops

  Digital Communications & Social Media Cassian Soltykevych (UCC National Executive) and Connor Moen (UCC/SUSK National Coordinator)   Advocacy & Government Relations Ihor Michalchyshyn (UCC CEO/Executive Director) and Markian Shwec (UCC Toronto)

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2017 Holodomor Awareness Week

By Irka Mycak, Chair UCC National Holodomor Awareness Committee The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is launching the tenth annual National Holodomor Awareness Week November 20-26, 2017 to commemorate the 84th anniversary of the Holodomor – Famine Genocide of 1932-33.   As we gather this year, let us pay tribute to the victims of the Famine Genocide [&hellip

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1.36 Million Ukrainian Canadians identified in 2016 Census

Today’s census report on immigration and ethnocultural diversity showed that 1,359,655 Canadians self-identify as Ukrainian

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Magnitsky Act now the Law of the Land!

Magnitsky Act now the Law of the Land!  October 19, 2017. OTTAWA. On October 18, S-226, the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law) received Royal Assent. The Sergei Magnitsky Law, sponsored by Senator Raynell Andreychuk, provides “for the taking of restrictive measures in respect of foreign nationals responsible for gross [&hellip

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National Leadership Awards in Vancouver – October 2017

Three notable community leaders from British Columbia were recognized by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress at our National Leadership Dinner in Vancouver on Saturday October 14, 2017.   Ann Kvitka Kozak Ann Kvitka Kozak – Director of Svitanok Chorus. Svitanok Chorus of the Svitanok Performing Arts Society of British Columbia is an officially registered organization in Victoria, BC. It [&hellip

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UCC Holds Successful AGM in Vancouver

UCC Holds Successful AGM in Vancouver Defence Minister Sajjan Addresses Ukrainian community October 18, 2017. VANCOUVER, BC. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) held its Annual General Meeting and a meeting of its Board of Directors on October 13 through October 15 in Vancouver, BC. Community leaders and executive members from across the country gathered in [&hellip

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World Teachers’ Day Greeting

Дорогі освітяни! Прийміть вітання з нагоди Всесвітнього дня вчителя. Саме вчитель є основним джерелом знань для вихованців за шкільною партою. Вчитель виховує в своїх учнів почуття приналежності до їхньої культури та збереження традицій, що має особливе значення в навчальному і виховному процесі. Бажаємо, щоб кожного року Ваші класи наповнювалися дитячим гомоном та кожний наступний навчальний [&hellip

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