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Ambassador Waschuk Awarded Shevchenko Medal

UCC Tribute Gala to honour contributions to public service    January 15, 2020. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce that His Excellency Roman Waschuk, former Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine, will be awarded the Taras Shevchenko Medal for his outstanding contribution to public service. The Medal will be presented to [&hellip


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UCC letter regarding offensive radio advertising

Dec 20, 2019 As you may have heard, an offensive ad that demeans Ukrainian women is running on radio airwaves in several cities in Canada Unfortunately, in eastern Europe, many women are victims of human trafficking and forced prostitution. Human trafficking, forced prostitution, and the appalling violence that accompanies them are serious issues and should [&hellip


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UCC Supports Kolyada for Australia Bushfire Relief

January 12, 2020, OTTAWA, ON.  For many weeks the world has watched as horrific fires sweep across Australia, with increasing ferocity and devastation. Brave Australian firefighting brigades have toiled across Australia along with civilian volunteers and members of the armed forces. Firefighters from Canada and the international community are supporting their Australian brethren. Australia’s Ukrainian [&hellip


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UCC statement on crash of UIA Flight 752

UCC statement on Ukraine International Airlines plane crash January 8, 2020, OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) expresses its deep condolences to the loved ones of the victims of the Ukraine International Airlines airplane crash. UIA Flight 752 crashed minutes after takeoff from Tehran, Iran, on the night of January 7. According to reports, [&hellip


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UCC responds to offensive advertising

As you may have heard, an offensive ad that demeans Ukrainian women is running on radio airwaves in several cities in Canada Unfortunately, in eastern Europe, many women are victims of human trafficking and forced prostitution. Human trafficking, forced prostitution, and the appalling violence that accompanies them are serious issues and should not be made [&hellip


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Apply today – UCC Parliamentary Internship Program

Apply today – UCC Parliamentary Internship Program Applications due January 19, 2020 December 19, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is very proud of our Parliamentary Internship Program, now entering its third year. By providing valuable opportunities for Ukrainian-Canadian recent university graduates to work on Parliament Hill, we are helping build the next generation [&hellip


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Top 10 Ukrainian Canadian News Stories of 2019

2019 was anоther eventful year for the Ukrainian Canadian community. As we reflect on the accomplishments of the passing year, and look forward to new opportunities in the new year, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress is pleased to present these highlights from the last year. Thank you for all your support! Happy New Year and See [&hellip


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International Human Rights Day 2019

International Human Rights Day – UCC supports Ukrainian political prisoners illegally jailed by Russia On December 10, the UCC National Office welcomed Dr. Serhiy Kvit, former Minister of Education of Ukraine and former President of the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.   On International Human Rights Day, Dr. Kvit and the UCC signed and sent postcards to Ukrainian [&hellip


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