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June 2018 Parliamentary Intern report

By Halyna Paliychuk, UCC Parliamentary Intern 10 months of my fantastic internship in Chrystia Freeland’s MP office on Parliament Hill have flown by so fast! This was a fabulous time full of learning, new friends and exciting experience. I would like to thank the whole Freeland team for their incredible support; the UCC team for [&hellip


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Canada to host 2019 Ukraine Reform Conference

Canada to host 2019 Ukraine Reform Conference June 27, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement that Canada will host the next Ukraine Reform Conference – in 2019. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of Global Affairs, at the 2018 Ukraine Reform Conference, hosted by Denmark, [&hellip


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Happy Multiculturalism Day 2018!

Happy Multiculturalism Day 2018! June 27, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) joins all Canadians in celebrating Multiculturalism Day. One of the key values that defines Canada, it is through multiculturalism that we celebrate our diverse traditions and backgrounds, while preserving our unity as Canadians. Ukrainian Canadians – a part of the fabric of [&hellip


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Defenders of Ukraine Fund Recipients

UCC announces Defenders of Ukraine grant recipients June 14, 2018. KYIV. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) and Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF) today announced the successful grant recipients from the Defenders of Ukraine Fund.  The projects were selected based upon their efficacy to assist war veterans who bravely defend their country against Russia’s ongoing military aggression [&hellip


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UCC testifies at Human Rights Committee

UCC testifies at Human Rights Committee Reiterates call for strong G7 response to Russia’s human rights violations June 8, 2018. OTTAWA. Yesterday, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) testified at the House of Commons Subcommittee on International Human Rights on the human rights situation in Ukraine. Ihor Michalchyshyn, UCC CEO, and Orest Zakydalsky, UCC Senior Policy [&hellip


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Canadian Armed Forces Appreciation Event June 2018

The Ukrainian War Veterans Association of Canada held a very successful Canadian Armed Forces Appreciation Event in Toronto on Friday June 1, 2018 The event delivered excellent presentations and the greetings made an impact on the attendees. Special guests included: Members of Parliament  James Maloney, Borys Wrzesnewskyj and James Bezan Canada’s Ambassador to Ukraine, His Excellency Roman Waschuk [&hellip


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