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December 2018 Newsletter

As we gather with family and friends to celebrate the Christmas season, please accept my warmest wishes for safe and happy holiday and success in the new year! Христос Родився! Славімо Його! This past month, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress – National held a successful Annual General Meeting and meeting of the Board of Directors. Paul [&hellip


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Short Term Communications & Policy Analyst

Communications & Policy Analyst – Term (February to May)  Applications are due by Friday January 4, 2019  The Communications & Policy Analyst is responsible for managing the Ukrainian Canadian Congresses policy and communications matters by developing expertise, research and communications materials to the staff and Board.  Working from UCC’s Ottawa office they will synthesize research and analysis to accurately, clearly and concisely put forward policy [&hellip


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CANADEM recruitment of Long-Term Electoral Observers

On December 6 the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development, announced up to $24 million in support for Ukraine’s democracy ahead of the 2019 election cycle in Ukraine. $11 million has been specifically identified for elections observer missions.  CANADEM has been identified as the implementing [&hellip


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UCC welcomes establishment of Independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church

UCC welcomes establishment of Independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church December 17, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) warmly welcomes the establishment of a single, autocephalous Orthodox Church of Ukraine. This historic decision was taken by the Unifying Council (Synod) of Ukrainian Orthodoxy on December 15, 2018, in Kyiv. “The establishment of the Orthodox Church of [&hellip


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Приєднайтеся до нашої  2018 Коляди! We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 


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Canada’s Defence Committee calls for increased Russia sanctions

Canada’s Defence Committee calls for increased Russia sanctions and increased NATO presence in Black Sea  December 13, 2018. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the report tabled by the House of Commons Standing Committee on National Defence (NDDN) calling for increased sanctions on Russia and an increased NATO presence in the Black Sea. “The international community [&hellip


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UCC holds successful AGM in Montreal

UCC holds successful AGM in Montreal – Alexandra Chyczij elected National President Minister Bibeau addresses UCC Leadership Awards Dinner  December 11, 2018. MONTREAL, QC. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) held its Annual General Meeting and a meeting of the Board of Directors in Montreal, QC, on December 7-9, 2018. On December 8, Paul Grod, recently [&hellip


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UCC National Leadership Award Recipients – 2018, Montreal

UCC National Leadership Awards –  2018, Montreal – Presented December 8, 2018   GREGORY BEDIK For his outstanding contribution to the development of the Ukrainian community in Québec, in particular, for his voluntary work in Plast-Montréal and as president of the Montréal’s St. Volodymyr Cultural Association, which organizes the Annual Montréal Ukrainian Festival. Under his [&hellip


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Alexandra Chyczij elected new UCC President

Alexandra Chyczij elected as new UCC President December 8, 2018. MONTREAL, QC. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is holding its meeting of the Board of Directors and Annual General Meeting in Montreal, Quebec on December 7-9, 2018. Today, Paul Grod, who was recently elected President of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) at the XI Ukrainian World [&hellip


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