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Ukrainian veterans visit Ottawa

May 8, 2019. Ottawa.  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) was pleased to host a delegation of Ukrainian veterans from Pobratymy and Dopomoha Ukraini-Aid Ukraine. They spent the day discussing the current situation of Ukrainian veterans and the care and support they receive when returning home from war. Many thanks to Veterans Affairs Canada, the Royal [&hellip


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Victory in Europe Day

  Today marks the 74th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day). On May 8, 1945, Nazi Germany surrendered unconditionally to the Western Allies and the Soviet Union. World War II in Europe, which had begun in 1939 with the Nazi-Soviet invasion and dismemberment of Poland, was ended. After more than five years of [&hellip


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Crimean Tatar Deportation Memorial Day – Register here

CRIMEAN TATAR DEPORTATION COMMEMORATION DAY     On May 18 the world recognizes a- oppression and the mass deportation of the Crimean Tatars by Stalin regime that caused death of hundreds of thousands of innocent people. To commemorate that day and to honour the memory of the victims, the City Hall of Edmonton will raise [&hellip


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Southwest Ontario Tour

UCC tour to Southwest Ontario UCC National CEO Ihor Michalchyshyn has recently completed a tour to south west Ontario along with UCC Ontario Provincial Council President Bohdan Wynnyckyj. On Saturday April 6 Bohdan and Ihor arrived in Windsor.  They were given a tour of local Ukrainian landmarks by Petro Mycak, including the very prominent Holodomor [&hellip


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Crimean Tatar Deportation Memorial Day

On May 18 the world recognizes a Crimean Tatar Deportation Memorial Day – oppression and the mass deportation of the Crimean Tatars by Stalin regime that caused death of hundreds of thousands of innocent people. To commemorate that day and to honour the memory of the victims, the City Hall of Edmonton will raise the [&hellip


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Commemorating the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster

Commemorating the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster April 26, 2019, marks the 33rd 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 near Prypiat, [&hellip


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UCC Community Priorities Survey

Ottawa, ON – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is seeking input from the Ukrainian Canadian community on a range of policy options through an online survey launched today: www.ucc.ca/yourvoice. As a thank you, all participants who complete the survey will be entered to win one of two $50 gift cards. “With 2019 being an election year for the federal government in [&hellip


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Statement on Armenian Genocide Memorial Day

April 24, 2019, Ottawa Ihor Michalchyshyn, UCC CEO today issued the following statement: “Today, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) joins the Armenian community in Canada and around the world to honour the memory of the victims of the Armenian genocide of 1915, a dark chapter in human history which must never be forgotten. “The UCC [&hellip


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2019 Canada Summer Jobs Opportunities

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is excited to announce that we are looking for a number of summer staff across Canada, including in Edmonton, Winnipeg and Ottawa through the Canada Summer Jobs Program! Various positions are available across Canada including: Community Outreach Development Assistant (Edmonton, Winnipeg) Triennial Congress Planning Assistant (2 positions in Ottawa) SUSK Operations [&hellip


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Free and fair elections confirm Ukraine’s strong commitment to democracy

Free and fair elections confirm Ukraine’s strong commitment to democracy   April 22, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Ukraine’s President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy on his victory in yesterday’s Presidential Election. International observers recognized the election as free and fair. The results of the election reflect the will of the Ukrainian people. “I congratulate [&hellip


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