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Support Continues from Parliamentarians on CMHR

Fifteen More Liberal MPs Seek a Prominent Holodomor Gallery in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights March 9, 2011 Ottawa, Canada-Today, an additional fifteen Liberal MPs added their names to “The Statement of Liberal Members of Parliament on the Canadian Museum for Human Rights” calling for the establishment of a permanent zone (gallery) on the [&hellip


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UCC Youth Leadership Award of Excellence – Now accepting nominations!

Dear UCC Board, Provincial Councils, Branches, Committee Chairs, and Member Organizations, UCC is now accepting nominations for the UCC Youth Leadership Award of Excellence. Additional information can be found at http://www.ucc.ca/awards/youth-leadership-award/. The deadline for Youth Leadership Award nominations is May 15, 2011. All submissions will be considered by the UCC Board of Directors and recipients will [&hellip


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Momentum Building from Parliamentarians on CMHR

Momentum Builds as a Growing Number of Liberal MPs Press for a Prominent Holodomor Gallery in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights March 2, 2011 Ottawa, Canada-Today, another ten Liberal MPs added their names to “The Statement of Liberal Members of Parliament on the Canadian Museum for Human Rights” calling for the establishment of a [&hellip


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Parliamentary Group supports Ukrainian community on Rights Museum

Canada Ukraine Parliamentary Group Supports Ukrainian Community on Rights Museum Ottawa, Canada-March 2, 2011-Concern among Parliamentarians about the content and governance of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights is growing.  Following a recent meeting between the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the all-party Canada Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group (CUPFG), the Friendship Group has passed a motion [&hellip


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UCC Awards Shevchenko Medal to PM Stephen Harper

Prime Minister Stephen Harper to Receive Shevchenko Medal Winnipeg, Manitoba-March 2, 2011-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is pleased to announce that Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be awarded the Shevchenko Medal in Toronto on March 25, 2011. The Shevchenko Medal is the highest form of recognition that can be granted by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress.  It recognizes individuals [&hellip


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Statement from Liberal MP’s on the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Statement from Liberal MP’s on the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Statement of Liberal Members of Parliament on the Canadian Museum for Human Rights February 23, 2011 The publicly funded Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) located in Winnipeg was established by Parliament through amendments to the Museums Act in 2008 and is set to open its doors in 2013. The purpose of the CMHR is [&hellip


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UCC Expresses Gratitude to Patriarch Lubomyr Huzar

UCC Expresses Gratitude to Patriarch Lubomyr Huzar

Блаженніший Патріарх Любомир Гузар ! Звістка про відхід Вашого Блаженства з уряду Верховного Архієпископа Української Греко-Католицької Церкви швидко облетіла Україну та українців по цілому світу. В імені всієї українсько-канадської громади висловлюємо Вам щиру подяку за безмірні труди на користь Церкви, на користь всього нашого українського народу. На десятиріччя Вашого Патріаршого служіння випало багато складних завдань [&hellip


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Protest Grows over Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Protest grows over Holocaust ‘zone’ in Canadian Museum for Human Rights by James Adams-Globe and Mail February 14, 2011 Opposition appears to be intensifying to plans to dedicate a specific “zone” to the Holocaust in the new Canadian Museum for Human Rights, while the museum devotes another, single gallery to covering what could be at [&hellip


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Statement by Leon Benoit, MP on CMHR

STATEMENT BY MP LEON BENOIT ON THE CANADIAN MUSEUM OF HUMAN RIGHTS February 8, 2011 Ukrainians Deserve Appropriate Spot in Canadian Museum of Human Rights OTTAWA  (08 February 2011) – “There is currently a great deal of discussion and apprehension surrounding a recent Content Advisory Committee report regarding the Canadian Museum of Human Rights,” states Leon Benoit,  Member [&hellip


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UCC States CMHR Disingenuous

Claims of Inclusiveness by Human Rights Museum Disingenuous February 8, 2011-Winnipeg, Manitoba- The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is dismayed at the rhetoric being put forth by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights that content and layout of the Museum is not yet set and that they are still listening to stakeholders.  UCC has obtained tendering documents [&hellip


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