UCC May 2019 Newsletter

Our team has worked hard on selecting stories to include, as so many important things are happening in our communities across Canada every day! We are excited to share our May newsletter! Inside you’ll find: – UCC Community Priorities Survey – Updates from Montreal, Edmonton, Halifax, and Saskatchewan – Triennial Congress Registration…and much more!   [&hellip

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Crimean Tatar Deportation Memorial Day – Register here

CRIMEAN TATAR DEPORTATION COMMEMORATION DAY     On May 18 the world recognizes a- oppression and the mass deportation of the Crimean Tatars by Stalin regime that caused death of hundreds of thousands of innocent people. To commemorate that day and to honour the memory of the victims, the City Hall of Edmonton will raise [&hellip

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UCC Fund Development Manager on Planned Giving

UCC Fund Development Manager on Planned Giving Recently, I had the pleasure to participate in the Estate Planning Seminar organized by the UCU Wealth Strategies Group. I would like to extend a special thank you to the UCU’s Yuriy Diakunchak (UCC’s donor) for giving me the opportunity to speak about planned giving. As well, I [&hellip

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Commemorating the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster

Commemorating the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster April 26, 2019, marks the 33rd anniversary of the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster in Ukraine. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) asks all Canadians to pause today in remembrance of the thousands of victims of this terrible tragedy. On April 26, 1986, a reactor at the Chornobyl nuclear power plant near Prypiat, [&hellip

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Statement on Armenian Genocide Memorial Day

April 24, 2019, Ottawa Ihor Michalchyshyn, UCC CEO today issued the following statement: “Today, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) joins the Armenian community in Canada and around the world to honour the memory of the victims of the Armenian genocide of 1915, a dark chapter in human history which must never be forgotten. “The UCC [&hellip

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Free and fair elections confirm Ukraine’s strong commitment to democracy

Free and fair elections confirm Ukraine’s strong commitment to democracy   April 22, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Ukraine’s President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy on his victory in yesterday’s Presidential Election. International observers recognized the election as free and fair. The results of the election reflect the will of the Ukrainian people. “I congratulate [&hellip

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UCC statement on fire at Hamilton Ukrainian Cultural Centre

April 12, 2019 – The following statement was issued by UCC National President Alexandra Chyczij in response to the fire: This morning many of us woke up to the news that the Hamilton Ukrainian Cultural Centre had suffered a terrible fire overnight. While it is fortunate no one was injured, the building was devastated.  The [&hellip

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Voters Information – Президентські вибори – 2019

21 квітня 2019 року відбудеться повторне голосування на виборах Президента України Голосування на виборчій дільниці №900037 проводитиметься в приміщенні Посольства України в Канаді за адресою 310 Somerset Street West, Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 0J9, з 08 години до 20 години за місцевим часом. Для отримання виборчого бюлетеня потрібна особиста присутність виборця з чинним паспортом громадянина України для [&hellip

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UCC Commemorates Genocide Remembrance Month

UCC Commemorates Genocide Remembrance Month OTTAWA, April 10, 2019.  In recognition of Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation, and Prevention Month, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress is once again part of a coalition of civil society organizations joining together to solemnly commemorate and condemn acts of genocide and recommit to working together to prevent genocide. Events are scheduled to take place [&hellip

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