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Ukrainian Independence Day Celebrations 2018

Every year, the Ukrainian community in Canada celebrates Ukrainian Independence Day. Below, we provide 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 click on the corresponding picture. SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 2018 – Toronto, ON Location: Centennial Park [&hellip

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UCC Expands Parliamentary Internship Program

UCC Expands Parliamentary Internship Program   Welcomes support of Shevchenko Foundation Ukrainian Canadian Veterans Fund   July 18, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce that due to the generous support of our community, the UCC Parliamentary Internship Program will be expanded to offer two internship positions for the upcoming year. [&hellip

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Fourth Anniversary of Downing of Flight MH-17 by Russia

Fourth Anniversary of Downing of Flight MH-17 by Russia July 17, 2018. OTTAWA. On the fourth anniversary of the downing of Flight MH-17, the Ukrainian Canadian community joins the families and friends of the victims in grief and solemn remembrance. We call upon the international community to ensure that Russian officials responsible for this appalling [&hellip

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June Newsletter

As the Chumak Way cycling team makes their way across the Prairies, the end of the school year is upon us and summer officially begins! July marks the start of our busy Ukrainian summer, full of festivals, cultural programs, and all kinds of camps!  It’s inspiring to see that every summer thousands of volunteers from our [&hellip

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June 2018 Parliamentary Intern report

By Halyna Paliychuk, UCC Parliamentary Intern 10 months of my fantastic internship in Chrystia Freeland’s MP office on Parliament Hill have flown by so fast! This was a fabulous time full of learning, new friends and exciting experience. I would like to thank the whole Freeland team for their incredible support; the UCC team for [&hellip

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UCC 2018 Spring Bulletin

We are very pleased to launch the 2018 UCC Spring Bulletin, click here to view online! &nbsp

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Commemorating the Anniversary of the Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla)

 Commemorating the Anniversary of the Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla) April 28, 2018. OTTAWA. April 28, 2018 marks the 71st anniversary of the beginning of the Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla), the forcible deportation by the Soviet-backed Polish government of Ukrainians from their ancestral lands in what is today eastern Poland. Ukrainians living in the Lemko, Boyko, Nadsianna, [&hellip

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UCC statement on attack in Toronto

UCC statement on attack in Toronto April 24, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress expresses its deep condolences to all those who lost family and friends in the terrible attack in Toronto. May the Memory of the Victims be Eternal. Вічная Пам’ять. Yesterday, ten people were killed and fifteen injured in a deliberate and disgraceful [&hellip

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National Volunteer Week 2018

National Volunteer Week is a time to celebrate and thank Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers. From April 15-21, 2018 there will be events held across Canada to recognize the contributions of volunteers in our communities. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress would like to thank the many thousands of community volunteers who give of their time to make our [&hellip

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