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“Kruty 1918” film tour

Фундація «BCU Foundation» представляє, вперше в Канаді, новий популярний український історичний фільм-екшн «Крути 1918». «Крути 1918» — художній фільм за реальною історією бою на залізничній станції Крути взимку 1918-го року, коли чотири сотні юнаків стали до бою проти 4-тисячної добре озброєної безжалісної московської орди генерала Муравйова. Показ режисерської версії кінострічки «Крути 1918» це також унікальна [&hellip


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Heroes of Their Day Project

The Ukrainian Canadian Civil Liberties Foundation, in association with the Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain, is raising funds to install a commemorative stained glass window in a church in London, England, honouring the men and women who volunteered for overseas service during the Second World War. Some of these veterans remained in Europe afterwards [&hellip


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To the Shores of Freedom Plaque Unveiling in Halifax

On May 25th, 2019, The League of Ukrainian Canadian Women (LUCW), in partnership with the League of Ukrainian Canadians (LUC), hosted To the Shores of Freedom –a Plaque Unveiling Ceremony & Tribute Program at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax, NS. The Shores of Freedom Fund at BCU Foundation donated $10,000 to the Canadian Museum [&hellip


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UCC Edmonton welcomes New President

Anastasiya Khoma was born in Ukraine and moved to Edmonton when she was still in high school. In addition to being a diligent student of Louis St. Laurent high school, she took Saturday classes at Ivan Franko School of Ukrainian Studies, went to PLAST, volunteered and worked. In 2013, she successfully graduated from high school and continued her studies at [&hellip


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XXVI Triennial Congress Program Announced

Share Your Vision – Build Our Future! XXVI Triennial Congress Program Announced  May 27, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) announces the program of plenary sessions and workshops for the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, which will be held in our nation’s capital, Ottawa on November 1-3, 2019. “We have a rich [&hellip


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UCC appalled by desecration of St. Volodymyr Monument in Winnipeg

UCC appalled by desecration of St. Volodymyr Monument in Winnipeg  May 23, 2019. WINNIPEG, MB. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is appalled by the disgraceful desecration of the monument to St. Volodymyr the Great in Winnipeg. Early yesterday morning, the head of St. Volodymyr the Great and the cross he held in his hand were [&hellip


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May 2019 CUSAC Briefing Note

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress met with officials at Global Affairs Canada on May 14, 2019 through the Canada Ukraine Stakeholder Advisory Council (CUSAC).  A number of priority issues were discussed, below find UCC’s briefing note for the meeting.     &nbsp


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Day of Remembrance of the Genocide of the Crimean Tatar People

May 18, 2019. Seventy-five years ago, Joseph Stalin issued an order to deport the entire population of the Crimean Tatar People from Crimea. On this day, which is recognized as the Day of Remembrance of the Genocide of the Crimean Tatar People the Ukrainian Canadian community stands with the Crimean Tatar People in mourning, grief [&hellip


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Statement on Ontario Bill 97 and Holodomor

May 11, 2019 Statement by UCC CEO Ihor Michalchyshyn on Ontario Bill 97 and the Ukrainian Holodomor The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is extremely disturbed to see that the organizers of the “Immortal Regiment” Toronto, the group “Russian Heritage of Canada” (Русский Мир Канады), and the group “United communities of Canada”, are actively bragging on [&hellip


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Join Vyshyvanka Day Celebrations Across Canada!

Join us in celebrating Vyshyvanka Day, held traditionally on the third Thursday of May every spring, by wearing a Ukrainian embroidered shirt. Vyshyvanka Day is intended to unite all Ukrainians over the world, regardless of religion, language, or their place of residence. In past years, there have been many celebrations in our communities across Canada! This year the [&hellip


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