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UCC Welcomes Renewal of Operation UNIFIER

UCC Welcomes Renewal of Canada’s Military Training Mission to Ukraine  March 18, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes today’s announcement that Canada’s military training mission to Ukraine, Operation UNIFIER, will be renewed for three additional years, until the end of March 2022.  The announcement was made by the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence [&hellip


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UCC marks 5 years of illegal invasion of Crimea

March 16, 2019 Ottawa. Five years ago, on March 16, 2014, following the Russian invasion of Ukraine and occupation of Crimea, Russian “authorities” staged an illegal and illegitimate “referendum.” In violation of international law and numerous treaties to which Russia is a signatory, the “referendum” was held under the barrels of Russian guns. Two days later, [&hellip


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UCC applauds new Canadian sanctions on Russia

15 March, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) applauds today’s announcement by Canada’s Department of Global Affairs that 114 individuals and 15 entities have been sanctioned in response to Russia’s aggression in the Black Sea and the Kerch Strait, the illegal annexation of Crimea, and the war that Russia has been waging against Ukraine for over 5 years. [&hellip


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UCC Welcomes Lloyd Axworthy as Head of the Election Observation Mission in Ukraine

UCC Welcomes Lloyd Axworthy as Head of the Election Observation Mission in Ukraine March 13, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes today’s announcement by the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, appointing the Honourable Lloyd Axworthy as Head of Canada’s Election Observation Mission in Ukraine. “The UCC welcomes the appointment of Mr. [&hellip


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UCC calls for renewal of Operation UNIFIER

March 12, Ottawa.  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) today renewed it’s call for the renewal and expansion of Operation UNIFIER, Canada’s military training mission in Ukraine.  UCC National President Alexandra Chyczij has written to the Prime Minister of Canada on this matter just a few weeks ago. Every day, Ukrainian soldiers are fighting and dying [&hellip


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Voters Information – Президентські вибори – 2019

  Конґрес Українців Канади нагадує громадянам України, які постійно або тимчасово перебувають на території Канади і на день голосування досягли 18-річного віку, про участь у голосуванні на виборах. Для того щоб проголосувати, потрібно бути включеним до виборчого списку в Канаді або до загального Державного реєстру виборців за адресою проживання/перебування. Кінцева дата реєстрації виборців – 15 [&hellip


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Ukrainian Presidential Elections 2019

  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress reminds all Ukrainian citizens residing in Canada that Ukrainian Presidential Elections will be held on 31 March 2019. Below please find some frequently asked questions and information on voting procedures. We would like to thank UNF Edmonton, Anna Dombrovska (CHIN 97.9 FM), the team at Holosuy2019 and Ukrainian Consulate in [&hellip


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UCC March 2019 Canada Newsletter

We offer you our March 2019 Canadian Newsletter in the hopeful spirit of looking ahead to the spring, with highlights from the past month as well as news about upcoming events


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress statement on March 1, 2019 Cabinet changes 

March 1, 2019. Ottawa.   The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) today welcomed the newly appointed Minister of International Development, the Honourable Maryam Monsef.  The UCC also recognized the significant contributions of the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canada’s newly appointed Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, for her work and support for Ukraine.  Minister Bibeau was recently the keynote speaker at UCC’s 2018 [&hellip


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Presentation – Ukrainian Defense Reform (English & French)

The following presentation was made by Anatolii Petrenko, Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Defense, before Canada’s Parliamentary Committee on National Defense on February 26, 2019.     &nbsp


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