Holodomor Memorial Day

November 22, 2019. OTTAWA. On Saturday, November 23, Canada commemorates National Holodomor Memorial Day. In 1932-33, the Ukrainian nation was condemned to death by starvation by the Soviet Communist regime of Joseph Stalin. Millions of men, women and children were murdered by the Communist regime during the Holodomor Famine-Genocide, because of the Ukrainian people’s aspiration [&hellip

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UCC statement on announcement of Canada’s Cabinet

Freeland appointed Deputy PM November 21, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Canada’s Cabinet Ministers who were sworn in yesterday at Rideau Hall. The UCC wishes Canada’s Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, and Canada’s Cabinet all success in their service to Canada and looks forward to continuing a productive and effective [&hellip

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Day of Dignity and Freedom

November 20, 2019. OTTAWA. On November 21, Ukrainians all over the world mark the Day of Dignity and Freedom. Six years ago, the Ukrainian people took to the streets to defend their choice to live in liberty and democracy. On November 21, 2013, demonstrations began in response to the government’s decision not to sign the [&hellip

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Resolutions adopted by the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians

The XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, held in Ottawa November 1-3, 2019, adopted a series of resolutions which will guide the work of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) for the next three years. Over 250 delegates from Ukrainian Canadian organizations and communities across Canada participated in the work of the 26th Triennial Congress. The [&hellip

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National Holodomor Awareness Week

National Holodomor Awareness Week November 18, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) launches the annual National Holodomor Awareness Week – November 18-24 – to commemorate the 86th anniversary of the Holodomor Famine-Genocide of 1932-33. During Holodomor Awareness Week, we gather in our communities to pay tribute to the millions of victims of the Holodomor [&hellip

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Holodomor Commemoration Events 2019

Holodomor Commemorations across Canada   Alberta Calgary Annual Holodomor Commemoration Saturday, November 23, 2019 11 am UCC Calgary will be hosting the event Candlelight vigil at the Holodomor Monument in Calgary Friday, November 22, 2019 7pm Memorial Drive and Edmonton Trail This vigil is organized by the Calgary Branch of the Ukrainian Youth Association (CYM). [&hellip

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2019 UCC Leadership Award Winners

UCC Leadership Award Winners, presented at the XXVI Triennial Congress in Ottawa on November 2,

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Historic Triennial Congress sets direction for Ukrainian community in Canada

November 4, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. Yesterday, the historic XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians concluded in Ottawa. The Congress set the direction and elected the leadership of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) for the next three years. Alexandra Chyczij was unanimously re-elected President of the UCC. Chyczij thanked the newly-elected UCC Board of Directors for [&hellip

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Successful second day of XXVI Congress concludes

November 2, 2019. OTTAWA. Over 300 delegates and guests continued deliberations and discussions during the second day of the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, being held in Ottawa. The theme of the Congress – Share Your Vision, Build Our Future! – provides the inspiration for the gathering of representatives of Ukrainian Canadian organizations from [&hellip

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