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  • Ukrainian Canadian Congress Launches Call For Nominations For Taras Shevchenko Medal

    Ukrainian Canadian Congress Launches Call For Nominations For Taras Shevchenko Medal Ottawa – February 5, 2016– Today, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) announced its call for nominations for qualified individuals for the Taras Shevchenko Medal. “The Shevchenko Medal is the highest form of recognition that can be granted by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress. It recognizes [&hellip


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    UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS ISSUES CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR UCC YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

    UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS ISSUES CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR UCC YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD OF EXCELLENCE   Ottawa – February 5, 2016 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress has issued a call for nominations for the UCC Youth Leadership Award of Excellence which will be presented at the XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians in Regina from September [&hellip


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    Press coverage of Minister Dion’ s trip to Ukraine

    Articles and coverage relating to Minister of Foreign Affairs Stephane Dion’s recent visit to Ukraine, as well as associated appearances and statements by representatives of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress through both Canadian and Ukrainian media


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    Minister Dion underscores Canada’s unwavering support for Ukraine during visit to Kyiv

    News Release from Global Affairs Canada February 1, 2016 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today concluded a successful visit to Ukraine where he met with his counterpart, Pavlo Klimkin, and with Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. Minister Dion reiterated the need for the full respect of [&hellip


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    Ukrainian Canadian Community Launches Celebrations Marking 125 Years of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada

    January 29, 2016 – OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian community is celebrating the 125th Anniversary of Ukrainian immigration to Canada. There are over 1.3 million Canadians of Ukrainian descent, and for 125 years Ukrainians have been contributing to the essential fabric of Canadian life and culture. In 1891 the first Ukrainians came to Canada seeking a [&hellip


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    Russia’s Failed Attempt to Spin “Reset” of Relations with Canada

    January 28, 2016 – OTTAWA. On January 26, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated at a press conference, “We were surprised by the total lack of any pragmatism in the impulsive actions taken by the previous government, which took the course, as you can understand, of blindly following the demands of rabid representatives of the [&hellip


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    GOVERNMENT OF SASKATCHEWAN DESIGNATES 2016 TO BE YEAR OF SASKATCHEWAN UKRAINIANS

      GOVERNMENT OF SASKATCHEWAN DESIGNATES 2016 TO BE YEAR OF SASKATCHEWAN UKRAINIANS   January 15, 2016 — On Tuesday, January 5, 2016, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall officially proclaimed 2016 as the Year of Saskatchewan Ukrainians. The proclamation acknowledges the 125th anniversary of Ukrainian immigration to Canada while recognizing contributions that Ukrainians have made to the [&hellip


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    Manitoba’s Ukrainian Community partners with Province to provide Ambulances for Ukraine  

    Today at the Provincial Legislative Building in Winnipeg, Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger along with Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Manitoba Provincial Council (UCC-MPC) President Oksana Bondarchuk and Hon. David Chomiak announced that the Province of Manitoba is donating three ambulances for humanitarian Ambulances for Ukraine project. UCC-MPC is donating funds to cover the costs of a [&hellip


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    UCC Offers Sincere Thanks to Volunteers and Donors from Coast to Coast – Your Support Keeps The Ukrainian Canadian Community Strong

    January 5, 2016 – 2016 is a year for celebrating milestones. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Ukrainian Canadian Committee (now Congress). We have led and united the community over these 75 years as a direct result of the commitment of our volunteers and generosity of our donors. Your selfless [&hellip


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    SUPPORT THE UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS KOLIADA CAMPAIGN

    As we gather with our families and friends to celebrate the holidays, please accept my warmest wishes for a joyful and blessed New Year and Christmas season. May the New Year bring peace, health and happiness to you and your loved ones. This past year saw many successes and many new challenges for our Ukrainian [&hellip


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