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Quebec Provincial Council Elects New President

  Michael Shwec was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec.  He is a longtime member of CYM – Montreal Branch, and was its President for several years.  He has also occupied the position of Vice-President and Treasurer of the CYM Canada National Executive.  Michael is married to Lesia Prystupa.  Together, they are raising four children; [&hellip


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Happy Birthday to Father Patrick Powalinsky our long-time supporter and a member of the UCC-National President’s Club

Happy Birthday to Father Patrick Powalinsky our long-time supporter and a member of the UCC-National President’s Club. Father Patrick was born in Saskatchewan. He received a Bachelor of Theology at St. Andrew’s College in Winnipeg, and a Bachelor of Arts at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, TX. He worked as a pastor in Calgary, Alberta, [&hellip


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To the Shores of Freedom Plaque Unveiling in Halifax

On May 25th, 2019, The League of Ukrainian Canadian Women (LUCW), in partnership with the League of Ukrainian Canadians (LUC), hosted To the Shores of Freedom –a Plaque Unveiling Ceremony & Tribute Program at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax, NS. The Shores of Freedom Fund at BCU Foundation donated $10,000 to the Canadian Museum [&hellip


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XXVI Triennial Congress Program Announced

Share Your Vision – Build Our Future! XXVI Triennial Congress Program Announced  May 27, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) announces the program of plenary sessions and workshops for the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, which will be held in our nation’s capital, Ottawa on November 1-3, 2019. “We have a rich [&hellip


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UCC appalled by desecration of St. Volodymyr Monument in Winnipeg

UCC appalled by desecration of St. Volodymyr Monument in Winnipeg  May 23, 2019. WINNIPEG, MB. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is appalled by the disgraceful desecration of the monument to St. Volodymyr the Great in Winnipeg. Early yesterday morning, the head of St. Volodymyr the Great and the cross he held in his hand were [&hellip


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Join Vyshyvanka Day Celebrations Across Canada!

Join us in celebrating Vyshyvanka Day, held traditionally on the third Thursday of May every spring, by wearing a Ukrainian embroidered shirt. Vyshyvanka Day is intended to unite all Ukrainians over the world, regardless of religion, language, or their place of residence. In past years, there have been many celebrations in our communities across Canada! This year the [&hellip


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Crimean Tatar Deportation Memorial Day – Register here

CRIMEAN TATAR DEPORTATION COMMEMORATION DAY     On May 18 the world recognizes a- oppression and the mass deportation of the Crimean Tatars by Stalin regime that caused death of hundreds of thousands of innocent people. To commemorate that day and to honour the memory of the victims, the City Hall of Edmonton will raise [&hellip


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