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Construction of Canada’s Memorial to the Victims of Communism to begin

Construction of Canada’s Memorial to the Victims of Communism to begin November 13, 2018. OTTAWA. On November 8, the sod-turning ceremony at the site of the Memorial to the Victims of Communism – Canada, a Land of Refuge, took place in Ottawa. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) was represented at the ceremony by UCC CEO [&hellip


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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day November 11, 2018. OTTAWA. On November 11, 1918, at 11am, the guns of Europe fell silent, ending World War I. Every year on this day, we gather in our communities to honour the men and women who served our country with courage and valour in defence of our freedom. We pay tribute to [&hellip


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UCC calls on Government of Canada to expand Russia sanctions

UCC calls on Government of Canada to expand Russia sanctions November 8, 2018. OTTAWA. Today, the US Department of the Treasury announced new sanctions “in response to Russia’s continuing malign activity and destabilizing behavior.” Since November 2016, Canada has taken no actions on sanctions against Russian entities, officials or individuals for Russia’s ongoing occupation of [&hellip


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Holodomor Commemoration Events in Canada – 2018

    Commemorative events across Canada marking the 85th anniversary of the Holodomor  Contents Commemorative events across Canada marking the 85th anniversary of the Holodomor ALBERTA BRITISH COLUMBIA MANITOBA SASKATCHEWAN ONTARIO QUEBEC. NOVA SCOTIA   ALBERTA   Nov 19/18 EDMONTON 12:15 PM Legislature Buildings Rotunda Edmonton, AB T5K 2B6 Commemoration in recognition of the 10th [&hellip


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National Internment Commemoration Day

National Internment Commemoration Day UCC National President Paul Grod discusses how he found out about the Internment of Ukrainians in Canada during WW1 and the part he played in having it officially acknowledged by the Canadian Government. Part of Ryan Boyko’s film series The Camps, which explores the history of Canada’s First National Internment Operations [&hellip


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UCC calls on Canada to support Ukraine’s democracy

UCC calls on Canada to support Ukraine’s democracy Presidential, Parliamentary Elections to be held in 2019  October 26, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) calls on the Government of Canada to continue to support Ukraine’s democracy heading into presidential and parliamentary elections in 2019. “The upcoming elections in Ukraine will be critical to Ukraine’s [&hellip


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