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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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UCC statement on fire at Hamilton Ukrainian Cultural Centre

April 12, 2019 – The following statement was issued by UCC National President Alexandra Chyczij in response to the fire: This morning many of us woke up to the news that the Hamilton Ukrainian Cultural Centre had suffered a terrible fire overnight. While it is fortunate no one was injured, the building was devastated.  The […]

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UCC Commemorates Genocide Remembrance Month

UCC Commemorates Genocide Remembrance Month OTTAWA, April 10, 2019.  In recognition of Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation, and Prevention Month, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress is once again part of a coalition of civil society organizations joining together to solemnly commemorate and condemn acts of genocide and recommit to working together to prevent genocide. Events are scheduled to take place […]

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April 2019 Canada Newsletter

The April 2019 Monthly Canadian Newsletter, featuring articles, information and events from about the Ukrainian Canadian community.

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CBC Radio Interview with UCC CEO – March 28, 2019

  March 28, 2019. Toronto’s Pearson International Airport is the latest travel hub to change the spelling of Ukraine’s capital from Russian to Ukrainian. Ihor Michalchyshyn, CEO of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, spoke about the larger #KyivNotKiev movement.

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Coming Soon: UCC’s 2019 National Conference for Ukrainian Educators 

March 27, 2019. OTTAWA. The 2019 UCC National Conference for Ukrainian Educators will take place on May 23-25 in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.    This conference, co-organized by UCC’s National Education Committee and the Manitoba Parent’s for Ukrainian Education in collaboration with the Manitoba English-Ukrainian Bilingual Program and heritage language schools, and the UNF Ukrainian Schools Initiatives Committee, […]

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