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UCC congratulates Larisa Galadza on appointment as Canada’s Ambassador to Ukraine

UCC congratulates Larisa Galadza on appointment as Canada’s Ambassador to Ukraine November 4, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) warmly congratulates Larisa Galadza on her appointment as Canada’s Ambassador to Ukraine. The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced the appointment today. “Congratulations to Ambassador Galadza on her appointment. Her experience and skill [&hellip


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UCC to honour Roman Waschuk’s and Oksana Smerechuk’s service to Canada

UCC to honour Roman Waschuk’s and  Oksana Smerechuk’s service to Canada November 2, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce that His Excellency Roman Waschuk, outgoing Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine, will be honoured at a Tribute Dinner celebrating his distinguished career in public service on February 1, 2020 in [&hellip


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1 Day to XXVI Congress!

Minister Freeland to address Triennial Congress Dear Friends! As we prepare to welcome over 300 delegates and guests to the XXVI Triennial Congress in Ottawa, I am very pleased to announce that the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, will deliver an address to the XXVI Congress. Minister Freeland will speak to the [&hellip


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British Columbia adopts Holodomor Memorial Act

October 30, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the adoption by the Legislative of British Columbia of Bill M225, Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (Holodomor) Memorial Day Act. The bill, introduced by BC Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver, MLA, passed third reading unanimously yesterday. Royal Assent is expected on Thursday. “Thank you to [&hellip


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Конґрес Українців Канади висловлює співчуття з приводу смерті Віри Ке (Кемпе) Плавущак

26-го жовтня, 2019 р. ОТТАВА. Конґрес Українців Канади (Конґрес) висловлює глибокі співчуття родині та друзям пані Віри Ке (Кемпе) Плавущак. Пані Ке Плавущак упокоїлася 23-го жовтня в м. Торонті. Народжена у Самборі в 1927 р, пані Ке Плавущак емігрувала в Канаду після ІІ-ої Світової Війни й вступила в резерв Збройних Сил Канади. Громадський провідник, діяч, [&hellip


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7 Days to XXVI Triennial Congress!

  In just 7 days, hundreds of delegates will arrive in Ottawa for the opening of the twenty-sixth Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians. We are pleased to announce details of Panel 3 “Local Activities- National Connections”, with round-table with facilitators who are experts in their respective fields   ARCHIVES Andriy Sawchuk ARTS, DANCE & CHOIR Andrea [&hellip


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2019 Shevchenko Medal Recipients

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress warmly congratulates the 2019 Taras Shevchenko Medal Recipients! The Shevchenko Medal is the highest form of recognition granted by the UCC. The Shevchenko Medal recognizes individuals of Ukrainian and non-Ukrainian descent, as well as institutions and organizations, for their outstanding national contribution towards the development of the Ukrainian Canadian community. Outstanding [&hellip


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UCC Youth Leadership Award Recipients – 2019

The Ukrainian Canadian Youth Leadership Award of Excellence gives recognition to young adult Ukrainian Canadians for outstanding leadership which significantly contributed to the broader Ukrainian community and the betterment of Canada. Please read below to learn more about our 2019 Award Winners. Devon Sereda Goldie Devon Sereda Goldie is a proud Ukrainian Canadian who wears [&hellip


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UCC statement on Canada’s Federal Election

October 22, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada on their victory in Canada’s federal election and all party leaders and candidates on a hard-fought and passionate election campaign. Thousands of Canadians, including many Ukrainian Canadians, ran as candidates in yesterday’s election. Hundreds [&hellip


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