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UCC meets with President Zelenskyy

Ukraine Reform Conference starts in Toronto July 2, 2019. TORONTO. A delegation of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) led by UCC National President Alexandra Chyczij met with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Toronto today. The delegation discussed the activities and work of the Ukrainian Canadian community with President Zelenskyy and described the priorities of the [&hellip


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Quebec Provincial Council Elects New President

  Michael Shwec was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec.  He is a longtime member of CYM – Montreal Branch, and was its President for several years.  He has also occupied the position of Vice-President and Treasurer of the CYM Canada National Executive.  Michael is married to Lesia Prystupa.  Together, they are raising four children; [&hellip


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UCC Launches Policy Priorities for 2019

June 26, 2019, Ottawa, ON – Today on Parliament Hill the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) launched 6 key policy priorities in advance of this year’s federal election in Canada. These policy briefs are the result of extensive consultation and research which included community engagement over the past several months. The UCC’s key priorities are as follows: [&hellip


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PACE restores Russian delegation’s rights

PACE restores Russian delegation’s rights June 25, 2019. OTTAWA. Following the restoration of the rights of the Russian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, UCC National President Alexandra Chyczij issued the following statement: Yesterday, under cover of night, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in a vote of [&hellip


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Triennial Congress – 6 days left for Early Bird Registration!

Triennial Congress – 6 days left for Early Bird Registration! Deadline for Award Nomination Submissions June 30 With the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians in our nation’s capital Ottawa just four months away, organizers and volunteers are busy planning an exciting and engaging program! Share Your Vision – Build Our Future! We encourage everyone [&hellip


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New Wave of Persecution against Crimean Tatars in Russian-occupied Crimea

New Wave of Persecution against Crimean Tatars in Russian-occupied Crimea June 21, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the wave of political persecution against Crimean Tatars in Russian-occupied Crimea. The UCC calls on Canada and the international community to respond to the repressions with resolute action. The UCC calls on the Government [&hellip


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