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Defenders of Ukraine Fund Recipients

UCC announces Defenders of Ukraine grant recipients June 14, 2018. KYIV. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) and Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF) today announced the successful grant recipients from the Defenders of Ukraine Fund.  The projects were selected based upon their efficacy to assist war veterans who bravely defend their country against Russia’s ongoing military aggression [&hellip


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UCC testifies at Human Rights Committee

UCC testifies at Human Rights Committee Reiterates call for strong G7 response to Russia’s human rights violations June 8, 2018. OTTAWA. Yesterday, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) testified at the House of Commons Subcommittee on International Human Rights on the human rights situation in Ukraine. Ihor Michalchyshyn, UCC CEO, and Orest Zakydalsky, UCC Senior Policy [&hellip


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Canadian Armed Forces Appreciation Event June 2018

The Ukrainian War Veterans Association of Canada held a very successful Canadian Armed Forces Appreciation Event in Toronto on Friday June 1, 2018 The event delivered excellent presentations and the greetings made an impact on the attendees. Special guests included: Members of Parliament  James Maloney, Borys Wrzesnewskyj and James Bezan Canada’s Ambassador to Ukraine, His Excellency Roman Waschuk [&hellip


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#SaveOlegSentsov Events

Upcoming Events   Victoria, BC There will be a “Free Oleg Sentsov” rally in Victoria on June 1st at 6:45pm at the Ukrainian Cultural Centre (3277 Douglas St).   Calgary, AB Edmonton, AB There will be a “Free Oleg Sentsov” rally in Edmonton on June 4th from 5:00pm-7:00pm at Edmonton City Hall.   Winnipeg, MB There will be [&hellip


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Russian military responsible for downing Flight MH-17

Russian military responsible for downing Flight MH-17 May 24, 2018. OTTAWA. Today, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT – Australia, Belgium, Ukraine, Malaysia and the Netherlands) concluded that Russia’s 53rd Antiaircraft Missile Brigade shot down Flight MH-17 over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 people on board. “The confirmation today by the JIT [&hellip


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Remembering the Genocide of the Crimean Tatar People

Remembering the Genocide of the Crimean Tatar People May 17, 2018 – OTTAWA – May 18 is the Day of Remembrance of the Genocide of the Crimean Tatar People. The Ukrainian Canadian community joins the Crimean Tatar People in mourning, grief and solemn remembrance. May the Memory of the Victims Be Eternal. Вічная Пам’ять. The entire [&hellip


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