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National Volunteer Week 2018

National Volunteer Week is a time to celebrate and thank Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers. From April 15-21, 2018 there will be events held across Canada to recognize the contributions of volunteers in our communities. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress would like to thank the many thousands of community volunteers who give of their time to make our [&hellip


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UCC expresses deep condolences on tragic accident in Saskatchewan

  April 10, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) joins all Canadians in mourning following the tragic bus crash that took place in Saskatchewan on April 6. The accident involved the Humboldt Broncos hockey team. We express our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the fifteen people who lost their lives in [&hellip


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April is Genocide Remembrance Month

CIJA, ANCC, UCC and the Humura Association Join Efforts in Marking Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month   Ottawa – This year, on the occasion of Genocide Awareness, Condemnation and Prevention Month, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, the Armenian National Committee of Canada, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Rwandan Humura Association are [&hellip


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2018 Spring Priorities Survey

This spring we want to hear directly from you! Our Spring Priorities Survey is a short but important way individual members of the Ukrainian Canadian community to provide input about your thoughts and priorities


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Defenders of Ukraine Fund Update: Review of Applications Underway

March 13, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) expresses its gratitude to all the donors and supporters of the Defenders of Ukraine Fund, established together with the Canada-Ukraine Foundation (CUF). 78 applications have been received for financing of project through the Defenders of Ukraine Fund. The Defenders of Ukraine Fund, in the amount of $100,000, [&hellip


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Canada expels Russian diplomats in response to chemical attack in UK

Canada expels Russian diplomats in response to chemical attack in UK March 26, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the expulsion of four Russian diplomats by Canada in response to the recent chemical attack in Salisbury, United Kingdom, perpetrated by the Russian Federation. The expulsions were announced by the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s [&hellip


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March 2018 UCC Parliamentary Internship Report

March 2018 UCC Parliamentary Internship Report By Halyna Paliychuk  Almost seven months of my internship in the Parliament have already passed, and it seems to be a busy time of the year, when the Parliament is wrapping up before the summer break. In December I had a chance to attend a massive Christmas party with [&hellip


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Joint letter to Minister Freeland

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress was pleased to co-sign a letter to Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland in response to reports that various parliamentarians are encouraging the Government of Canada to add the “Magnitsky Law” to the agenda of the upcoming G7 summit in Quebec, to encourage our allies who have not [&hellip


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2018 Inspiring Women

To mark International Women‘s Day the Ukrainian Canadian Congress asked for stories of women who inspired us through their leadership and commitment.   The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is extremely grateful and proud of our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, daughters, wives and friends who dedicate their lives to their communities, churches, organizations, careers and Ukraine. We are proud that [&hellip


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#mypysanka contest

Join us this year as we commemorate Easter and our Ukrainian traditions with the UCC #myPysanka Contest! Download the pysanka colouring page Fill in the spaces with your choice of colour(s) Share on social media (Facebook/Twitter/Instagram) with the hashtag #myPysanka and you might be featured! &nbsp


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