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UCC Edmonton welcomes New President

Anastasiya Khoma was born in Ukraine and moved to Edmonton when she was still in high school. In addition to being a diligent student of Louis St. Laurent high school, she took Saturday classes at Ivan Franko School of Ukrainian Studies, went to PLAST, volunteered and worked. In 2013, she successfully graduated from high school and continued her studies at [&hellip


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XXVI Triennial Congress Program Announced

Share Your Vision – Build Our Future! XXVI Triennial Congress Program Announced  May 27, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) announces the program of plenary sessions and workshops for the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, which will be held in our nation’s capital, Ottawa on November 1-3, 2019. “We have a rich [&hellip


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UCC appalled by desecration of St. Volodymyr Monument in Winnipeg

UCC appalled by desecration of St. Volodymyr Monument in Winnipeg  May 23, 2019. WINNIPEG, MB. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is appalled by the disgraceful desecration of the monument to St. Volodymyr the Great in Winnipeg. Early yesterday morning, the head of St. Volodymyr the Great and the cross he held in his hand were [&hellip


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May 2019 CUSAC Briefing Note

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress met with officials at Global Affairs Canada on May 14, 2019 through the Canada Ukraine Stakeholder Advisory Council (CUSAC).  A number of priority issues were discussed, below find UCC’s briefing note for the meeting.     &nbsp


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Day of Remembrance of the Genocide of the Crimean Tatar People

May 18, 2019. Seventy-five years ago, Joseph Stalin issued an order to deport the entire population of the Crimean Tatar People from Crimea. On this day, which is recognized as the Day of Remembrance of the Genocide of the Crimean Tatar People the Ukrainian Canadian community stands with the Crimean Tatar People in mourning, grief [&hellip


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Statement on Ontario Bill 97 and Holodomor

May 11, 2019 Statement by UCC CEO Ihor Michalchyshyn on Ontario Bill 97 and the Ukrainian Holodomor The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is extremely disturbed to see that the organizers of the “Immortal Regiment” Toronto, the group “Russian Heritage of Canada” (Русский Мир Канады), and the group “United communities of Canada”, are actively bragging on [&hellip


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Join Vyshyvanka Day Celebrations Across Canada!

Join us in celebrating Vyshyvanka Day, held traditionally on the third Thursday of May every spring, by wearing a Ukrainian embroidered shirt. Vyshyvanka Day is intended to unite all Ukrainians over the world, regardless of religion, language, or their place of residence. In past years, there have been many celebrations in our communities across Canada! This year the [&hellip


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Ukrainian veterans visit Ottawa

May 8, 2019. Ottawa.  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) was pleased to host a delegation of Ukrainian veterans from Pobratymy and Dopomoha Ukraini-Aid Ukraine. They spent the day discussing the current situation of Ukrainian veterans and the care and support they receive when returning home from war. Many thanks to Veterans Affairs Canada, the Royal [&hellip


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Victory in Europe Day

  Today marks the 74th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day). On May 8, 1945, Nazi Germany surrendered unconditionally to the Western Allies and the Soviet Union. World War II in Europe, which had begun in 1939 with the Nazi-Soviet invasion and dismemberment of Poland, was ended. After more than five years of [&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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