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Canada expels Russian diplomats in response to chemical attack in UK

Canada expels Russian diplomats in response to chemical attack in UK March 26, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the expulsion of four Russian diplomats by Canada in response to the recent chemical attack in Salisbury, United Kingdom, perpetrated by the Russian Federation. The expulsions were announced by the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s [&hellip


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March 2018 UCC Parliamentary Internship Report

March 2018 UCC Parliamentary Internship Report By Halyna Paliychuk  Almost seven months of my internship in the Parliament have already passed, and it seems to be a busy time of the year, when the Parliament is wrapping up before the summer break. In December I had a chance to attend a massive Christmas party with [&hellip


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Joint letter to Minister Freeland

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress was pleased to co-sign a letter to Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland in response to reports that various parliamentarians are encouraging the Government of Canada to add the “Magnitsky Law” to the agenda of the upcoming G7 summit in Quebec, to encourage our allies who have not [&hellip


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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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