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Call to Action: Canada’s opportunity to restore peace in Ukraine!

For more than three years Russia has waged a war of aggression against Ukraine, which has left over 10,000 dead, 23,000 wounded and 1.5 million people internally displaced.   UCC President Paul Grod will be in Vancouver at the 2017 UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial Conference.  This will be an important opportunity to raise the issue of a possible UN [&hellip


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Container of Manitoba Aid Arrives in Mariupol!

A container of medical supplies sent in June of this year to Ukraine by the UCC-MPC Euromaidan Committee has safely arrived in Mariupol, a city on the front lines in Eastern Ukraine. This shipment will assist wounded and displaced victims of Russian aggression. The bulk of the medical equipment was collected and donated by International [&hellip


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Paul Grod’s testimony to National Defence Committee, Oct 23, 2017

Paul Grod’s testimony to National Defence Committee, Oct 23, 2017 http://www.ourcommons.ca/DocumentViewer/en/42-1/NDDN/meeting-63/evidence


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Site Unveiled for Canada’s Memorial to the Victims of Communism

Site Unveiled for Canada’s Memorial to the Victims of Communism Ukrainian Canadian Congress announces $25,000 contribution to Memorial November 3, 2017. OTTAWA. On November 2, 2017, the dedication of the site for Canada’s Memorial to the Victims of Communism – Canada, Land of Refuge took place in Ottawa. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) announced a contribution of [&hellip


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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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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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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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