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UCC Attends OpUNIFIER Departure Ceremony

On February 15, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) attended and participated in the departure ceremony for approximately 200 Canadian Armed Forces soldiers  out of Garrison Petawawa, who are headed to Ukraine as part of Operation UNIFIER, Canada’s military training mission in Ukraine. This is the sixth rotation of troops, most of whom are from the [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Community Welcomes  $1.45 M Federal Funding  For Holodomor Awareness Project

Ukrainian Canadian Community Welcomes  $1.45 M Federal Funding  For Holodomor Awareness Project   February 22, 2018 Toronto – The Ukrainian Canadian community welcomes the announcement by the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, of a three-year grant valued at $1.45 million to support the Holodomor National Awareness Tour and the Holodomor Mobile Classroom (“the HMC”).  The funding announcement [&hellip


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Four Years of Russia’s War against Ukraine

Four Years of Russia’s War against Ukraine  UCC calls on Canada to lead world response to Russian aggression February 21, 2018. OTTAWA. February 20 marked the fourth anniversary of the beginning of Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine. Today the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) needs your help in our advocacy for Canada to lead the international [&hellip


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Honouring the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred

Honouring the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred February 20, 2018. OTTAWA. Today, Ukraine marks the Day of Commemoration of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred (Небесна Сотня).  In the fall of 2013, the Ukrainian people took to the streets in protest against the authoritarian, corrupt regime of former president Victor Yanukovych. This movement known as [&hellip


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Canada and Ukraine cooperate on health care reforms

Canada and Ukraine cooperate on health care reforms  Ukraine, Ontario strengthen ties in health care sector February 15, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the enhanced relationship between Canada and Ukraine on reforming Ukraine’s health care system. Last week, Memoranda were signed between Ukraine and Canada, and Ukraine’s Ministry of Health and the [&hellip


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UCC welcomes expansion of Canada’s military training in Ukraine

January 29, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement by Canada’s Department of National Defence of the deployment of additional Canadian Armed Forces trainers to Operation UNIFIER, Canada’s military training mission in Ukraine.   The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Canada’s Minister of National Defence, stated, “This increase of CAF trainers demonstrates Canada’s [&hellip


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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day January 26, 2018. OTTAWA. On January 27, the world commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this day, which marks the liberation of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, we mourn the millions of victims of the Holocaust. We honour the memory of more than six million Jews, and millions of other victims – [&hellip


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100 Years of Modern Ukrainian Statehood

100 років Новітньої Української Державності Боже великий, єдиний Нам Україну храни, Волі і світу промінням Ти її осіни. 21-го січня 2018, Оттава. 22-го січня українці всього світу святкують 100-річчя проголошення української державності. Цього дня, 22-го січня 1918-го р Четвертим Універсалом, Українська Центральна Рада проголосила Українську Народну Республіку незалежною, вільною та суверенною державою. Роком пізніше, 22-го [&hellip


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UCC Parliamentary Internship – February 25 Deadline

Call for Applications – UCC Parliamentary Internship Program 2018/2019 January 16, 2018. OTTAWA. Today the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) announced a call for applications for UCC Parliamentary Internship Program for 2018/2019 with a deadline of February 25, 2018. The UCC Parliamentary Internship Program was re-established in 2017, thanks to the generous support of the Ukrainian [&hellip


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Join #UnitedUkraine Campaign!

Join #UnitedUkraine Campaign! On January 10, 2018 the fourth international #UnitedUkraine campaign was launched. The UCC encourages all who support Ukraine and its unity and the end of Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine to participate in the #UnitedUkraine campaign. The #UnitedUkraine campaign is dedicated to the anniversary of the historic Unification Act on January 22, [&hellip


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