UCC Statement on Third Anniversary of Russia’s Illegal, Illegitimate Crimea “Referendum”

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Three years ago, on March 16, 2014, following the Russian invasion of Ukraine and occupation of Crimea, Russian “authorities” staged an illegal and illegitimate “referendum.” In violation of international law and numerous treaties to which Russia is a signatory, the “referendum” was held under the barrels of Russian guns and in the presence of Russian forces. [&hellip


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UCC Statement on the Anniversary of Taras Shevchenko’s Birth

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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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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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Canada’s Military Training Mission to Ukraine Renewed

Ministers Sajjan and Freeland

March 6, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes today’s announcement that Canada’s military training mission to Ukraine – Operation UNIFIER – is being renewed until the end of March, 2019. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign [&hellip


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Bitter Harvest Premieres in Canada

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March 1, 2017. OTTAWA. The feature-film Bitter Harvest, which is based on the events of the Holodomor Famine-Genocide, 1932-33 in Ukraine, premiered in Canada at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa on February 28. Bitter Harvest takes place in Ukraine during the Holodomor – the Genocide perpetrated against the Ukrainian people by Soviet dictator Joseph [&hellip


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In Memory of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred

Den Nebesnoi Sotni

  В пам’ять Героїв Небесної Сотні 20-го лютого 2017. Оттава. 20-го лютого  українці по всьому світу вшаноаують День Пам’яті Героїв Небесної Сотні. У листопаді 2013 року народ України піднався протестуючи проти авторитарного клептократичного режиму колишнього проезидента Віктора Януковича. У Києві на Майдані Незалежності та по міських площах по всій Укоаїні  народ поставив перед урядом єдину [&hellip


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Employment Opportunity: UCC Canada150 Youth Community Animator

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Apply for the Summer Job of a Lifetime! Are you a Ukrainian Canadian with a passion for our community? Are you excited about sharing your culture, engaging with volunteers, and working with youth across the country? To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress will work with our member organizations and community [&hellip


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UCC Launches Canada 150 Project Celebrating Canada’s Diversity

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February 13, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce the launch of its project, Celebrating the Strength of Canada’s Diversity: Youth Engaging Youth. The project is undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada’s Department of Heritage Canada 150 Fund. With the Celebrating the Strength of Canada’s Diversity: Youth [&hellip


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UCC Welcomes Introduction of Legislation to Implement CUFTA

November 3, 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the introduction in Canada’s House of Commons of legislation to implement the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA) and congratulates all those whose hard work made this historic agreement possible. The legislation to implement CUFTA was introduced in the House of Commons by the Honourable Chrystia [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress Launches National Campaign Fundraising Appeal

November 1, 2016 – Winnipeg, Manitoba- Building on momentum gathered at the 25th Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians held in Regina this fall, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) today launched its National Campaign fundraising appeal. During the entire month of November, volunteers of UCC branches and provincial councils across Canada will be contacting individuals and [&hellip


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XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians Adopts Resolutions Setting Direction for UCC for 2016-19

November 4, 2016. The XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, held in Regina September 29-October 2, 2016, adopted a series of resolutions that will guide the work of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) for the next three years. Over 250 delegates from Ukrainian Canadian organizations and communities across Canada participated in the work of the [&hellip


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UCC Expresses Sorrow on Passing of Dr. Bohdan Hawrylyshyn

“Learn. Dream. Work with joy. Love people. Love life” – Dr. Bohdan Hawrylyshyn October 24, 2016. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) expresses its deep sorrow on the passing of prominent economist, professor, philanthropist and community leader Dr. Bohdan Hawrylyshyn. Dr. Hawrylyshyn passed away early this morning at his home in Kyiv. He was [&hellip


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