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Canada celebrates Multiculturalism Day

Canada celebrates Multiculturalism Day June 27, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. Today, Canadians from coast to coast to coast celebrate Canadian Multiculturalism Day. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) wishes all Canadians a Happy Multiculturalism Day!   For over 125 years, Canada has been home to many Ukrainians – here we have found freedom and fostered our language, [&hellip


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UCC Launches Policy Priorities for 2019

June 26, 2019, Ottawa, ON – Today on Parliament Hill the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) launched 6 key policy priorities in advance of this year’s federal election in Canada. These policy briefs are the result of extensive consultation and research which included community engagement over the past several months. The UCC’s key priorities are as follows: [&hellip


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PACE restores Russian delegation’s rights

PACE restores Russian delegation’s rights June 25, 2019. OTTAWA. Following the restoration of the rights of the Russian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, UCC National President Alexandra Chyczij issued the following statement: Yesterday, under cover of night, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in a vote of [&hellip


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Triennial Congress – 6 days left for Early Bird Registration!

Triennial Congress – 6 days left for Early Bird Registration! Deadline for Award Nomination Submissions June 30 With the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians in our nation’s capital Ottawa just four months away, organizers and volunteers are busy planning an exciting and engaging program! Share Your Vision – Build Our Future! We encourage everyone [&hellip


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New Wave of Persecution against Crimean Tatars in Russian-occupied Crimea

New Wave of Persecution against Crimean Tatars in Russian-occupied Crimea June 21, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the wave of political persecution against Crimean Tatars in Russian-occupied Crimea. The UCC calls on Canada and the international community to respond to the repressions with resolute action. The UCC calls on the Government [&hellip


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75th Anniversary of D-Day

June 6, 2019. OTTAWA. Today, we mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day. On June 6, 1944, the Allied Forces landed on the beaches of Normandy in German-occupied France. Thus began the liberation of Europe from Nazi tyranny. Seventy-five years ago, among the Allied landing force of nearly 150,000 soldiers, over 14,000 Canadian soldiers landed at [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadians killed during D-Day operations

Ukrainian Canadians killed during D-Day operations (compiled for UCC by Mr. Ron Sorobey and Mr. Myron Momryk) Buried at Beny-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery is about 1 kilometre east of the village of Reviers, on the Creully-Tailleville-Ouistreham road (D.35). Reviers is a village and commune in the Department of the Calvados. It is located 15 kilometres north-west [&hellip


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UCC Community Survey Results

UCC Community Survey Results Key Public Policy Themes Emerge for 2019   June 04, 2019. Ottawa, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce its key public policy themes leading up to this year’s Canadian federal election. These 6 key themes have emerged from an extensive consultation which included an online community survey conducted in [&hellip


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