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Black Ribbon Day – August 23

Black Ribbon Day August 20, 2019. OTTAWA. On August 23, Canadians commemorate Black Ribbon Day, the National Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Communism and Nazism in Europe. Established through a unanimous resolution of Canada’s Parliament in 2009, Black Ribbon Day coincides with the anniversary of the signing of the infamous Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact between [&hellip


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Black Ribbon Day 2019

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) encourages all Canadians to take part in Black Ribbon Day Commemoration events being held across the country. Events commemorating Black Ribbon Day are being organized by the Central and Eastern European Council, which represents the interests of 4 million Canadians of Central and Eastern European descent. For information on events [&hellip


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Letter to Maxime Bernier re Multiculturalism

On August 16, 2019 the Ukrainian Canadian Congress wrote to MP Maxime Bernier regarding our support for Canada’s Multiculturalism Policy &nbsp


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Triennial Congress to address the changing needs of our community

Triennial Congress to address the changing needs of our community UCC welcomes Chair of Triennial Congress Resolutions Committee August 8, 2019, OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Oleh Wolowyna will address the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians on new research into changes and growth in our community. [&hellip


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August 2019 UCC Monthly Bulletin

It’s hard to believe that just a month ago Toronto was host to the Ukraine Reform Conference  with hundreds of delegates including Ukrainian President Zelenskyy and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Now that historic Ukrainian Parliamentary elections have also taken place, and we extend thanks to the dedicated elections observers in Ukraine and at voting [&hellip


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Ukrainian Independence Day Celebrations 2019

Every year, the Ukrainian community in Canada celebrates Ukrainian Independence Day. Below, we have provided you with the list of events in your province! Events are sorted according to their commencement date. To get more information on the particular event, please right click on the corresponding picture to view the image in its entirety. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– [&hellip


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UCC expresses condolences on the passing of Dr. Manoly Lupul

UCC expresses sincere condolences to the family of Dr. Manoly Lupul The full obituary and funeral service information is available here: https://edmontonjournal.remembering.ca/obituary/manoly-lupul-1076128507 &nbsp


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Ukraine’s Parliamentary Election Demonstrates Desire for Change

July 22, 2019, Ottawa. Yesterday Ukraine held early Parliamentary elections, which were widely described as free and fair by international election observers. “Ukraine’s new Parliament has a strong mandate from the Ukrainian people to deliver on reforms,” said Alexandra Chyczij, National President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC).  “We expect ongoing Euro-Atlantic integration, promotion and [&hellip


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Voters Information – вибори народних депутатів України 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. 21 липня 2019 року відбудуться позачергові вибори народних [&hellip


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July 17, 2019 UCC Op-Ed on Flight MH17

On the fifth anniversary of the downing of Flight MH17 by Russian forces in occupied Eastern Ukraine, UCC’s National President Alexandra Chyczij wrote the following article, which was published in the National Post (July 17, 2019)


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