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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Day of Remembrance of the Genocide of the Crimean Tatar People

May 18, 2019. Seventy-five years ago, Joseph Stalin issued an order to deport the entire population of the Crimean Tatar People from Crimea. On this day, which is recognized as the Day of Remembrance of the Genocide of the Crimean Tatar People the Ukrainian Canadian community stands with the Crimean Tatar People in mourning, grief [&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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UCC May 2019 Newsletter

Our team has worked hard on selecting stories to include, as so many important things are happening in our communities across Canada every day! We are excited to share our May newsletter! Inside you’ll find: – UCC Community Priorities Survey – Updates from Montreal, Edmonton, Halifax, and Saskatchewan – Triennial Congress Registration…and much more!   [&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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UCC Fund Development Manager on Planned Giving

UCC Fund Development Manager on Planned Giving Recently, I had the pleasure to participate in the Estate Planning Seminar organized by the UCU Wealth Strategies Group. I would like to extend a special thank you to the UCU’s Yuriy Diakunchak (UCC’s donor) for giving me the opportunity to speak about planned giving. As well, I [&hellip

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Commemorating the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster

Commemorating the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster April 26, 2019, marks the 33rd anniversary of the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster in Ukraine. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) asks all Canadians to pause today in remembrance of the thousands of victims of this terrible tragedy. On April 26, 1986, a reactor at the Chornobyl nuclear power plant near Prypiat, [&hellip

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