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  • Canada’s Senate adopts Magnitsky Law

    Canada’s Senate adopts Magnitsky Law UCC Calls for Swift Adoption in House of Commons  April 13, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the adoption by Canada’s Senate of the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law), introduced by Senator Raynell Andreychuk. The legislation was adopted by the Senate on [&hellip


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    UCC Position SEMA Statutory Review

    UCC Position SEMA Statutory Review


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    UCC 2017 Spring Bulletin

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    100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

    100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge Hill 70 Memorial Unveiled April 9, 2017.  OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian community joins all Canadians in commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. “Several thousand Ukrainian Canadians fought in World War I with the Canadian Expeditionary Force. Many were recently arrived immigrants to Canada [&hellip


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    Joint Statement on Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month

    CIJA, ANCC, UCC and the Humura Association Issue Joint Statement on Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month April 3, 2017 –  Ottawa – On April 24, 2015, the House of Commons unanimously passed a historic motion (M-587) designating the month of April as Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month. With support from all major parties represented [&hellip


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    UCC British Columbia Update

    UCC British Columbia Update British Columbia report by UCC CEO Ihor Michalchyshyn I’m pleased to report on my recent working visit to Canada’s west coast, where I travelled along with His Excellency Andriy Shevchenko, Ambassador of Ukraine to Canada. In Victoria, the Ambassador and I met with several senior government leaders including Andrew Wilkinson, Minister of [&hellip


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    UCC announces hiring of Janine Kuzma as National Fund Development Manager

    March 29, 2017, Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Janine (Asya) Kuzma as the new National Fund Development Manager. “I am very pleased to welcome Janine to the UCC team.” stated Paul Grod, National President of the UCC. “It is important for us to strengthen our capacity [&hellip


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    UCC Statement on the Anniversary of Taras Shevchenko’s Birth

    203-та річниця дня народження Тараса Шевченка Сьогодні відзначаєтся день народження Великого Кобзаря, Тараса Шевченка. 9-го березня українці відзначaють безмірний внесок Шевченка в розвиток української культури, національної ідентичності, та національної свідомості. Хоч він прожив лиш 47 років, його численні вірші та мистецтво шанує цілий світ і його відданість Україні залишатимется в наших серцях назавжди. Шевченко виступав [&hellip


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    Ukraine: Daily Briefing – March 8, 2017, 6 PM Kyiv time

    Ukraine: Daily Briefing March 8, 2017, 6 PM Kyiv time        1. Russian Invasion of Ukraine The General Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces reported at 12:30 PM Kyiv time that in the last 24 hours, no Ukrainian soldiers were killed and seven Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action. Towards Donetsk, Russian-terrorist forces shelled Ukrainian [&hellip


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    UCC Statement on International Women’s Day

    UCC Statement on International Women’s Day #IWD2017 UCC Vice Presidents Alexandra Chyczij and Andrea Kopylech issued the following statement on International Women’s Day, March 8: “On International Women’s Day, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) celebrates the extraordinary contributions that women have made and continue to make to our Ukrainian Canadian community, to Canada and to [&hellip


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