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October 2019 Canadian Newsletter

We are just a month away from the XXVI Triennial Congress, taking place November 1-3 in Ottawa. Since the founding of the UCC in 1940, Ukrainian Canadians have gathered every three years for the ‘Parliament’ where important and lively discussions take place on how to strengthen and shape the future of our community. Our UCC Triennial Congress [&hellip


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Interview with Anna & Serhii, Ukrainian IT developers in Halifax

Hello from Halifax! Сергій та Анна Отрощенко – молода українська пара родом зі Львова, що зараз проживають у Галіфаксі. У Канаді вони започаткували свою справу – OTRO Games та стали відомі завдяки Hali Drive – першій в Канаді освітньо-туристичній грі про місто Галіфакс.  Про них уже розповідають CBC та на локальні канали! А ще, Анна [&hellip


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Announcement of XXVI Triennial Congress sponsors and supporters

Share Your Vision – Build Our Future!  September 24, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce our generous sponsors and supporters of the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, taking place in Ottawa November 1-3, 2019. “With less than 40 days to go before we all meet in Ottawa, the Organizing [&hellip


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Welcome back to Ridni Shkoly!

(English message below) Шановні освітяни! Вже за декілька днів розпочинаємо новий навчальний рік. Українські освітяни Рідних шкіл, денних двомовних програм та вищої школи наполегливо продовжують забезпечувати високий рівень знань учням та молоді. Завдяки Вашому професійному підходу та безмежній присвяті навчанню, Ви з впевненістю зустрічаєте виклики сучасності й забезпечуєте своїх учнів матеріалом, який заохочує їх до [&hellip


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Official Ukrainian Independence Day greetings

On the occasion of Ukrainian Independence Day, the Canadian and Ukrainian government released various statements about their commitment to Ukraine and the diaspora. Take a look at what some of our government leaders have to say:    Statement by the Prime Minister              Click here Statement by the Leader of the Conservative Party [&hellip


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Interview with Nataliia Shevchenko, who could become Canada’s Greatest Baker

UCC was very pleased to learn that Nataliia Shevchenko, from Edmonton Alberta, was selected as a contestant on the new CBC program “The Great Canadian Baking Show.” We reached out to Nataliia to learn more about her and this unique opportunity. Season 3 of THE GREAT CANADIAN BAKING SHOW airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on [&hellip


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Black Ribbon Day 2019

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) encourages all Canadians to take part in Black Ribbon Day Commemoration events being held across the country. Events commemorating Black Ribbon Day are being organized by the Central and Eastern European Council, which represents the interests of 4 million Canadians of Central and Eastern European descent. For information on events [&hellip


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Holodomor National Awareness Tour Schedule

August 1               – Truro, NC – Rath Eastlink Community Centre 9 a.m.-5 p.m. August 2, 3          – Sydney, NS – locations pending August 4               – Sydney, NS – Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Church, 49 West Street – 10a.m. – 1p.m. August 5               – New Glasgow, NS – Pictou County Wellness Centre, 2-2756 Westville Rd. – [&hellip


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Ukrainian Independence Day Celebrations 2019

Every year, the Ukrainian community in Canada celebrates Ukrainian Independence Day. Below, we have provided you with the list of events in your province! Events are sorted according to their commencement date. To get more information on the particular event, please right click on the corresponding picture to view the image in its entirety. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– [&hellip


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Happy belated 90th birthday to our loyal donor and supporter Maria Harasym

Happy belated 90th birthday to our loyal donor and supporter Maria Harasym Mrs. Harasym was born in the Kalush region of Ukraine and came to Canada with her husband Wasyl in 1952. While in her new home she raised her 3 children and generously volunteered in our community earning her recognition and an award from [&hellip


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