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UCC statement on attack in Kerch, Russian-occupied Crimea

UCC statement on attack in Kerch, Russian-occupied Crimea October 17, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is profoundly shocked by the news of an attack on a college in Kerch, in Russian-occupied Crimea. According to unconfirmed reports, 19 people were killed and over 30 injured when a student in the college detonated an explosive [&hellip


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Historic decision on independence for Ukraine’s Orthodox Church

Historic decision on independence for Ukraine’s Orthodox Church October 11, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) warmly welcomes the historic decision by the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate recognizing the right to independence of Ukraine’s Orthodox Church. “The decision announced by the Holy Synod has been awaited by millions of Ukrainian [&hellip


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Toronto Holodomor Memorial unveiling on October 21, 2018

Join us on Sunday, October 21, 2018, to mark this momentous occasion, establishing a permanent memorial in Toronto to the victims of the Holodomor.  Located on a prominent site adjacent to the Princes’ Gates at Exhibition Place, the Memorial is the largest and most significant project undertaken by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Toronto Branch [&hellip


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October 9 Statement on Australian organizations

Ihor Michalchyshyn, UCC CEO issued the following statement today (October 9, 2018) “It’s come to our attention that a group called the Australian Ukrainian Congress is making claims to a connection with the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC).  We are not aware of this group or it’s leadership, and are concerned that they appear to be [&hellip


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Parliamentary Internship: Bi-weekly Update from the Parliament Hill

Larysa-Lubka Lewyckyj reports on her first 2 weeks at the MP’s office:  It’s been two weeks on the Hill so far, and I’ve begun to settle into my MP’s office. I’m working for Michael Levitt, a Liberal Member of Parliament in the York Centre riding in Toronto. I have an interest in foreign affairs, and this [&hellip


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2018 Provincial Council Award Winners Announced

UCC Alberta (Hetman Awards) Executive Hetman Award: Bohdan Romaniuk, Calgary Youth • Daniel Feculak Edmonton • Stephania Nedoshytko Edmonton • Brett Strutynski Calgary • Stephania Romaniuk Calgary Adult • Gregory P. Syrnick Calgary • Dr. Linda Dudar Calgary • Oleksandr Melysh Calgary • Dr. Alla Nedashkivska Edmonton Senior • Zennovia Haydey Calgary • Evelyn Eveneshen [&hellip


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UCC calls on Canada’s MPs to stand up for Ukrainian political prisoners

UCC calls on Canada’s MPs to stand up for Ukrainian political prisoners  September 18, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is calling on Canada’s Members of Parliament to take a strong stand in support of over 70 Ukrainian political prisoners illegally jailed by Russia. As the fall session of Parliament gets underway, today the [&hellip


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