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Op-ed: Don’t give Putin his Berlin moment

We are sharing this article by UCC National President Paul Grod and President of the Central and Eastern European Council, Andris Kesteris, which was published by ipolitics.ca today. Don’t give Putin his Berlin moment Oped for ipolitics by UCC National President Paul Grod and President of the Central & Eastern European Council, Andris Kesteris To view this [&hellip


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April UCC Parliamentary Internship Update

April UCC Parliamentary Internship report, Halyna Palichyuk It’s been an incredible 8 months as UCC’s Parliamentary Intern working with Chrystia Freeland in her Parliament Hill office. I wanted to share some of my experiences and give you a sense of my work here in Ottawa. Working on Parliament Hill means being constantly up-to-date about the [&hellip


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UCC meets with Ukraine’s Foreign Minister

UCC meets with Ukraine’s Foreign Minister  On April 22, Ukrainian community leaders met with Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin in Toronto. Paul Grod, National President of the UCC, led the community delegation. Canada’s Ambassador to Ukraine, His Excellency Roman Waschuk, Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada, His Excellency Andriy Shevchenko, and Borys Wrzesnewskyj, (MP, Etobicoke-Centre) attended the [&hellip


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Commemorating the Anniversary of the Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla)

 Commemorating the Anniversary of the Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla) April 28, 2018. OTTAWA. April 28, 2018 marks the 71st anniversary of the beginning of the Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla), the forcible deportation by the Soviet-backed Polish government of Ukrainians from their ancestral lands in what is today eastern Poland. Ukrainians living in the Lemko, Boyko, Nadsianna, [&hellip


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Commemorating the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster

Commemorating the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster On April 26, the world commemorates the 32nd anniversary of the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster in Ukraine. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) asks all Canadians to pause today in remembrance of the thousands of victims of this terrible tragedy. On April 26, 1986, a reactor at the Chornobyl nuclear power plant [&hellip


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Ontario Trillium Foundation provides support to Holodomor National Awareness Tour

Ontario Trillium Foundation provides support to Holodomor National Awareness Tour April 23, 2018. TORONTO. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement by the Ontario Trillium Foundation of a grant of $750,000 to the Canada Ukraine Foundation to support the work of the Holodomor National Awareness Tour (HNAT) and the Holodomor Mobile Classroom (HMC). On [&hellip


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UCC statement on attack in Toronto

UCC statement on attack in Toronto April 24, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress expresses its deep condolences to all those who lost family and friends in the terrible attack in Toronto. May the Memory of the Victims be Eternal. Вічная Пам’ять. Yesterday, ten people were killed and fifteen injured in a deliberate and disgraceful [&hellip


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National Volunteer Week 2018

National Volunteer Week is a time to celebrate and thank Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers. From April 15-21, 2018 there will be events held across Canada to recognize the contributions of volunteers in our communities. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress would like to thank the many thousands of community volunteers who give of their time to make our [&hellip


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UCC expresses deep condolences on tragic accident in Saskatchewan

  April 10, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) joins all Canadians in mourning following the tragic bus crash that took place in Saskatchewan on April 6. The accident involved the Humboldt Broncos hockey team. We express our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the fifteen people who lost their lives in [&hellip


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