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2018 Inspiring Women

To mark International Women‘s Day the Ukrainian Canadian Congress asked for stories of women who inspired us through their leadership and commitment.   The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is extremely grateful and proud of our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, daughters, wives and friends who dedicate their lives to their communities, churches, organizations, careers and Ukraine. We are proud that [&hellip


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#mypysanka contest

Join us this year as we commemorate Easter and our Ukrainian traditions with the UCC #myPysanka Contest! Download the pysanka colouring page Fill in the spaces with your choice of colour(s) Share on social media (Facebook/Twitter/Instagram) with the hashtag #myPysanka and you might be featured! &nbsp


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UCC welcomes Strong Canadian Support for Ukraine’s Territorial Integrity

March 19. Ottawa – On the fourth anniversary of Russia’s illegal invasion and annexation of Crimea, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress welcomes the strong statements of support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity from Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, and Canada’s Official Opposition Leader, the Honourable Andrew Scheer.   In her statement Minister Freeland reaffirmed [&hellip


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Shevchenko Anniversary & Events

Річниця дня народження Тараса Шевченка Сьогодні відзначаєтся день народження Великого Кобзаря, Тараса Шевченка. 9-го березня українці відзначaють безмірний внесок Шевченка в розвиток української культури, національної ідентичності, та національної свідомості. Хоч він прожив лиш 47 років, його численні вірші та мистецтво шанує цілий світ і його відданість Україні залишатимется в наших серцях назавжди. Шевченко виступав за [&hellip


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International Women’s Day 2018

Happy International Women’s Day Вітаємо з Міжнародним Жіночим Днем   Since its adoption by the United Nations in 1975, International Women’s Day is celebrated throughout the world on March 8.  On this day we take the opportunity to express our gratitude to women and honour their achievements and contributions in all aspects of society.   The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is [&hellip


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Оголошення удосконалення процесу призначення сенаторів: прийняття кандидатур відкрите зараз!

Міністр Ґоулд оголошує удосконалення процесу призначення сенаторів: прийняття кандидатур відкрите зараз!   ОТТАВА, 21 лютого 2018 р. – В рамках виконання свого мандату на відстановлення довіри канадців і розширення їх участі в демократичних процесах Канади міністр демократичних інституцій пані Каріна Ґоулд оголосила сьогодні низку удосконалень у процесі призначення незалежних сенаторів, внаслідок яких канадцям буде легше [&hellip


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Canada’s Federal Budget 2018: What It Means For Our Community

Canada’s Federal Budget 2018: What It Means For Our Community  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress National Office has reviewed the 2018 Federal Budget, and we are pleased to present these summary highlights, which impact issues of importance to our Ukrainian Canadian community. Increase in International Assistance funding of approximately $400 million per year In Budget 2018, [&hellip


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Canada and US boycott Biathlon World Cup in Russia – FIFA should be next

Canada and US boycott Biathlon World Cup in Russia – FIFA should be next March 2, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the decision by the Canadian and American Biathlon Associations to boycott the Biathlon World Cup event being held in Tyumen, Russia, March 19-26. Biathlon Canada stated, “it is our consideration that [&hellip


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February Monthly Bulletin

February was another busy month for the UCC. I wanted to share with you a personal experience that I had. On February 15 I travelled to CFB Petawawa, where I had the chance to represent our community at the departure ceremony for the next deployment of Canadian Armed Forces personnel who are going to Ukraine [&hellip


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Montreal Lithuanian Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence

Montreal Lithuanian Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence February 25, 2017 On behalf of UCC Montreal, Halyna Holowka extended a greeting and congratulations to the Lithuanian community of Montreal.  Greetings were also delivered by Mr. Darius Franckevicius, Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to Canada; Mr. Arunas Staskevicius, Honorary Consul of [&hellip


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