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UCC Welcomes Canada’s Defence Committee Report on Ukraine

UCC Welcomes Defence Committee Report on Ukraine  Calls on Government of Canada to implement recommendations December 11, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the report published today by the House of Commons Standing Committee on National Defence, Canada’s Support to Ukraine in Crisis and Armed Conflict. Among its recommendations, the Committee advocates for [&hellip


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UCC marks Armed Forces of Ukraine Day with Defenders of Ukraine Fund

Armed Forces of Ukraine Day UCC Announces Defenders of Ukraine Fund  December 6, 2017. OTTAWA. Today, Ukraine marks Armed Forces Day. We honour the men and women who serve in uniform in Ukraine, defending their homeland against a foreign invader. They are Ukraine’s finest sons and daughters and they deserve our admiration, respect and support. [&hellip


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2018 Winter Bulletin

The 2018 Winter Bulletin is here! See over 16 pages of activities and reports from the summer and fall such as how the community rallied around Team Invictus Ukraine athletes, to encourage, support and motivate them.     Download Link Here


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Holodomor ‘one of the darkest chapters in human history’: [Article: Hamilton Spectator]

https://www.thespec.com/news-story/7932499-holodomor-one-of-the-darkest-chapters-in-human-history-/ Holodomor ‘one of the darkest chapters in human history’ Nov 20, 2017 by Jeff Mahoney Hamilton Spectator The famine is long over, but a certain hunger still remains.A hunger for memory and learning. The Ukrainian community wants — needs — the world to not only acknowledge “Holodomor” (for decades the world didn’t) and to [&hellip


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Canada Commemorates Holodomor Memorial Day

Canada Commemorates Holodomor Memorial Day November 24, 2017. OTTAWA. On Saturday, November 25, Canada commemorates Holodomor Memorial Day. In 1932-33, millions of Ukrainians – children, women and men – were murdered by the Soviet regime of Joseph Stalin. The Ukrainian nation was condemned to death by starvation because of the Ukrainian peoples’ aspiration for independence [&hellip


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UCC Condemns Continuing Repressions in Russian-occupied Crimea

UCC Condemns Continuing Repressions in Russian-occupied Crimea  Calls for Canada to immediately act to sanction Russian human rights abusers November 23, 2017. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the latest round of political repressions perpetrated by the Russian occupation regime in Crimea against the indigenous Crimean Tatar and Ukrainian population. Earlier today, several Crimean [&hellip


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2017 Holodomor Commemoration on Parliament Hill

November 21, 2017. OTTAWA. On November 20, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group and the Embassy of Ukraine in Canada held a well-attended, solemn commemoration in Canada’s Parliament to mark the 84th anniversary of the Holodomor Famine-Genocide. In 1932-33, the totalitarian Soviet regime of dictator Joseph Stalin sentenced the Ukrainian nation to [&hellip


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Photo Gallery – Holodomor Commemoration on Parliament Hill

Full gallery of Members of Parliament and community leaders gathering for the 2017 Holodomor Awareness Week to commemorate the famine-genocide orchestrated by the Soviet regime


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Call to Action: Canada’s opportunity to restore peace in Ukraine!

For more than three years Russia has waged a war of aggression against Ukraine, which has left over 10,000 dead, 23,000 wounded and 1.5 million people internally displaced.   UCC President Paul Grod will be in Vancouver at the 2017 UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial Conference.  This will be an important opportunity to raise the issue of a possible UN [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Community Commemorates Remembrance Day

Ukrainian Canadian Community Commemorates Remembrance Day November 11, 2017. OTTAWA. On November 11, 1918, at 11 am, the guns of Europe fell silent and peace returned to the continent after four years of war. Each year on this date, Canadians gather from coast to coast to honour the brave men and women who fought with [&hellip


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