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UCC Statement on International Women’s Day

UCC Statement on International Women’s Day #IWD2017 UCC Vice Presidents Alexandra Chyczij and Andrea Kopylech issued the following statement on International Women’s Day, March 8: “On International Women’s Day, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) celebrates the extraordinary contributions that women have made and continue to make to our Ukrainian Canadian community, to Canada and to [&hellip


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Canada’s Military Training Mission to Ukraine Renewed

March 6, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes today’s announcement that Canada’s military training mission to Ukraine – Operation UNIFIER – is being renewed until the end of March, 2019. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign [&hellip


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UCC eNewsletter – February 2017

In this February issue: Canadian Premiere of Bitter Harvest film in Ottawa В пам’ять Героїв Небесної Сотні UCC Launches Canada 150 Project Celebrating Canada’s Diversity UCC Meets with Senior Government Officials to Discuss Canada-Ukraine Relations Employment Opportunity: UCC Canada150 Youth Community Animator Проходження тестування кандидатами до Національної збірної України Ігор Нескорених 10 Facts your should [&hellip


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Bitter Harvest Premieres in Canada

March 1, 2017. OTTAWA. The feature-film Bitter Harvest, which is based on the events of the Holodomor Famine-Genocide, 1932-33 in Ukraine, premiered in Canada at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa on February 28. Bitter Harvest takes place in Ukraine during the Holodomor – the Genocide perpetrated against the Ukrainian people by Soviet dictator Joseph [&hellip


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In Memory of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred

  В пам’ять Героїв Небесної Сотні 20-го лютого 2017. Оттава. 20-го лютого  українці по всьому світу вшаноаують День Пам’яті Героїв Небесної Сотні. У листопаді 2013 року народ України піднався протестуючи проти авторитарного клептократичного режиму колишнього проезидента Віктора Януковича. У Києві на Майдані Незалежності та по міських площах по всій Укоаїні  народ поставив перед урядом єдину [&hellip


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UCC Launches Canada 150 Project Celebrating Canada’s Diversity

February 13, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce the launch of its project, Celebrating the Strength of Canada’s Diversity: Youth Engaging Youth. The project is undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada’s Department of Heritage Canada 150 Fund. With the Celebrating the Strength of Canada’s Diversity: Youth [&hellip


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UCC Meets with Senior Government Officials to Discuss Canada-Ukraine Relations

UCC Meets with Senior Government Officials to Discuss Canada-Ukraine Relations February 9, 2017 – OTTAWA. On February 3, 2017 representatives of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) met with senior government officials from the Departments of Global Affairs and National Defence to discuss the development of Canada-Ukraine relations. The meeting of the Canada Ukraine Stakeholder Advisory Council (CUSAC), [&hellip


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UCC eNewsletter – January 2017

In this January issue: UCC Statement on Escalation of Attacks by Russia Call to action on renewal of Canada’s military mission Globe & Mail editorial “Canada should not abandon Ukraine” Canadian Ambulances Delivered to Ukraine Fire fighting equipment delivered to Ukraine 25 years of Canada Ukraine diplomatic relations SUSK announces Bitter Harvest National Tour Update [&hellip


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UCC Invictus Organizing Committee update on Team Ukraine

UCC Invictus Organizing Committee update on Team Ukraine February 1, 2017. KYIV. Tryouts for Ukraine’s Invictus Games team were held on January 28th in Kyiv for Ukrainian armed forces veterans.  The Invictus Games will take place in Toronto in Sept 2017. The Invictus Games are an international sports competition in which wounded, ill and injured military [&hellip


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UCC eNewsletter – November 2016

In this November issue: Holodomor Commemorated on Parliament Hill UCC Supports Canadian Bill Establishing Crimean Tatar Deportation Memorial Day Canada Commemorates Holodomor Memorial Day UCC Applauds Additional Canadian Sanctions for Russia’s Illegal Occupation of Crimea  Ukrainian Canadian Congress Launches Holodomor Awareness Week UCC Invictus Games Organizing Committee Launches Call for Volunteers Ukrainian Canadian Community Commemorates [&hellip


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