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UCC calls for renewal of Operation UNIFIER

March 12, Ottawa.  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) today renewed it’s call for the renewal and expansion of Operation UNIFIER, Canada’s military training mission in Ukraine.  UCC National President Alexandra Chyczij has written to the Prime Minister of Canada on this matter just a few weeks ago. Every day, Ukrainian soldiers are fighting and dying [&hellip


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Voters Information – Президентські вибори – 2019

  Конґрес Українців Канади нагадує громадянам України, які постійно або тимчасово перебувають на території Канади і на день голосування досягли 18-річного віку, про участь у голосуванні на виборах. Для того щоб проголосувати, потрібно бути включеним до виборчого списку в Канаді або до загального Державного реєстру виборців за адресою проживання/перебування. Кінцева дата реєстрації виборців – 15 [&hellip


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Nominations Open for Shevchenko Medal and UCC Leadership Awards

Today marks the 205th anniversary of the birth of Ukraine’s bard, Taras Shevchenko. A day of gathering and remembrance among Ukrainians for decades, on March 9th we celebrate the immeasurable contributions of Shevchenko to Ukrainian culture and the formation of a Ukrainian national identity and national consciousness. Though he lived only 47 years, he produced [&hellip


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Tryzub Awards Gala

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is a proud partner of the Tryzub Awards Gala, an evening to celebrate and honour recipients who demonstrate the virtues our community values in the areas of: Community Leadership, Business Leadership and Friends of Ukraine. 


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International Women’s Day 2019

UCC Statement on International Women’s Day 2019 In 1975 the United Nations declared March 8 International Women’s Day to promote women’s rights. On this day, we pay special tribute to the Ukrainian Canadian women who have enriched our community through service in all walks of life. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress takes great pride in the fact that women [&hellip


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Ukrainian Presidential Elections 2019

  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress reminds all Ukrainian citizens residing in Canada that Ukrainian Presidential Elections will be held on 31 March 2019. Below please find some frequently asked questions and information on voting procedures. We would like to thank UNF Edmonton, Anna Dombrovska (CHIN 97.9 FM), the team at Holosuy2019 and Ukrainian Consulate in [&hellip


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UCC March 2019 Canada Newsletter

We offer you our March 2019 Canadian Newsletter in the hopeful spirit of looking ahead to the spring, with highlights from the past month as well as news about upcoming events


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress statement on March 1, 2019 Cabinet changes 

March 1, 2019. Ottawa.   The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) today welcomed the newly appointed Minister of International Development, the Honourable Maryam Monsef.  The UCC also recognized the significant contributions of the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canada’s newly appointed Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, for her work and support for Ukraine.  Minister Bibeau was recently the keynote speaker at UCC’s 2018 [&hellip


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Presentation – Ukrainian Defense Reform (English & French)

The following presentation was made by Anatolii Petrenko, Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Defense, before Canada’s Parliamentary Committee on National Defense on February 26, 2019.     &nbsp


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UCC Parliamentary Internship Update – February 28, 2019

  It has been an exciting start to my internship on Parliament Hill in MP Larry Maguire’s office. Life at the Parliament of Canada is very fast-paced. Every day brings new and sometimes unexpected events that require attention. Whether it’s a summit on the situation in Venezuela, an emergency Justice Committee, or a congregation of [&hellip


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