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UCC welcomes establishment of Independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church

UCC welcomes establishment of Independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church December 17, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) warmly welcomes the establishment of a single, autocephalous Orthodox Church of Ukraine. This historic decision was taken by the Unifying Council (Synod) of Ukrainian Orthodoxy on December 15, 2018, in Kyiv. “The establishment of the Orthodox Church of [&hellip


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Приєднайтеся до нашої  2018 Коляди! We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 


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Canada’s Defence Committee calls for increased Russia sanctions

Canada’s Defence Committee calls for increased Russia sanctions and increased NATO presence in Black Sea  December 13, 2018. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the report tabled by the House of Commons Standing Committee on National Defence (NDDN) calling for increased sanctions on Russia and an increased NATO presence in the Black Sea. “The international community [&hellip


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UCC holds successful AGM in Montreal

UCC holds successful AGM in Montreal – Alexandra Chyczij elected National President Minister Bibeau addresses UCC Leadership Awards Dinner  December 11, 2018. MONTREAL, QC. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) held its Annual General Meeting and a meeting of the Board of Directors in Montreal, QC, on December 7-9, 2018. On December 8, Paul Grod, recently [&hellip


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UCC National Leadership Award Recipients – 2018, Montreal

UCC National Leadership Awards –  2018, Montreal – Presented December 8, 2018   GREGORY BEDIK For his outstanding contribution to the development of the Ukrainian community in Québec, in particular, for his voluntary work in Plast-Montréal and as president of the Montréal’s St. Volodymyr Cultural Association, which organizes the Annual Montréal Ukrainian Festival. Under his [&hellip


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Alexandra Chyczij elected new UCC President

Alexandra Chyczij elected as new UCC President December 8, 2018. MONTREAL, QC. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is holding its meeting of the Board of Directors and Annual General Meeting in Montreal, Quebec on December 7-9, 2018. Today, Paul Grod, who was recently elected President of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) at the XI Ukrainian World [&hellip


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UCC welcomes Canada’s significant contribution to strengthening democracy in Ukraine

UCC welcomes Canada’s significant contribution to strengthening democracy in Ukraine Government of Canada announces $24 million in support ahead of next year’s elections in Ukraine December 6, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes today’s announcement by the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development, [&hellip


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2019 Winter Bulletin

The 2019 Winter Bulletin is here! Read through the 16 pages of activities and updates over the last six months from the UCC.   Download Link Here


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Ukraine marks Armed Forces Day

Ukraine marks Armed Forces Day Today, Ukraine and Ukrainians around the world mark Armed Forces Day. We pause to pay tribute to Ukraine’s men and women in uniform, courageously defending their country against a foreign aggressor. For almost five years, Russia has waged war on Ukraine. Ukraine faces a ruthless and well-armed enemy. But the [&hellip


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Canada’s Parliament strongly supports Ukraine

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is pleased that Canada’s support for Ukraine is strong in the face of increased Russian aggression and hostility, and is a priority for Canada’s Parliament. On December 4, 2018 the Standing Committee on National Defence held a special hearing.  Please click on the image of Ambassador Shevchenko to go to video [&hellip


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