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Ukrainian Canadian Congress Responds to Malicious Allegations by “International Scholars”

Ukrainian Canadian Congress Responds to Malicious Allegations by “International Scholars”     April 14, 2011The proposed contents and governance of the Canadian Museum of Human Rights has become the subject of significant public discourse in Canada over the past several months.  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) established in 1940 continues to democratically represent the interests [&hellip


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UCC Asks for Clarification Before Election

UKRAINIAN COMMUNITY CALLS ON MINISTER TO CLARIFY MEDIA REPORT ON CMHR BEFORE ELECTION Winnipeg, Manitoba- April 12, 2011-In an article by Dan Lett in yesterday’s Winnipeg Free Press, Federal Minister of Canadian Heritage James Moore stated that based on conversations with museum’s management and board, the Holodomor and Canada’s first national internment operations will not be [&hellip


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UCC Expresses Congratulations to Major Archbishop of Kyiv-Halych

On the occasion of the enthronement of the newly-elected Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church on March 27, 2011, President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Paul Grod sent the following greeting to His Beatitude, Major Archbishop of Kyiv-Halych, Sviatoslav (Shevchuk): Your Excellency, On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress [&hellip


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International Experience Canada-Ukraine Opens April 4th

Canada-Ukraine Youth Mobility Agreement comes into force International Experience Canada-Ukraine Opens April 4th Winnipeg, Manitoba- March 31, 2011-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is pleased to inform Canadians that the International Experience Canada Ukraine program will begin accepting applications starting April 4, 2011. This program is a result of a bilateral arrangement between the Government of Canada [&hellip


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UCC Congratulates Ontario on Ukrainian Heritage Day

UCC CONGRATULATES ONTARIO MPPS AND UCC ONTARIO PROVINCIAL COUNCIL FOR ENACTMENT OF UKRAINIAN HERITAGE DAY Winnipeg, Manitoba- March 30, 2011-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress today congratulated the legislature in the province of Ontario and the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Ontario Provincial Council (UCC-OPC) on the passage of Canada’s first Ukrainian Heritage Day. “In the context of the [&hellip


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Another 10 MPs support Ukrainian Community on Human Rights Museum

Unstoppable Momentum as Ten More Liberal MPs Sign to Support the Establishment of a Permanent and Prominent Holodomor Gallery in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights Ottawa, Canada–March 25, 2011-Today, an additional ten Liberal MPs added their names to “The Statement of Liberal Members of Parliament on the Canadian Museum for Human Rights” calling for [&hellip


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Now Accepting Nominations: UCC Youth Leadership Award of Excellence

Now Accepting Nominations: UCC Youth Leadership Award of Excellence

UCC is now accepting nominations for the UCC Youth Leadership Award of Excellence. Additional information can be found at https://ucc.ca/awards/youth-leadership-award/. The deadline for Youth Leadership Award nominations is May 15, 2011. All submissions will be considered by the UCC Board of Directors and recipients will be presented their awards following the UCC AGM in Saskatchewan on [&hellip


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UCC Expresses Condolences for Loss of Brigadier General Romanow

Founders of the Canadian Ukrainian relief Bureau in London, 1946 (L to R): Flt Lt Gordon Panchuk, Capt Peter Smylski, Capt Joseph Romanow, George Kluchevski and Capt Stanley Frolic. UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS MOURNS DEATH OF COMMUNITY LEADER AND RCAF BRIGADIER GENERAL ROMANOW Winnipeg, Manitoba- March 21, 2011-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress offered its sympathies to the [&hellip


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UCC Welcomes appointment of Dr. Lindy Ledohowski to Human Rights Museum Board

UCC Welcomes appointment of Dr. Lindy Ledohowski to Human Rights Museum Board

UPDATE: (Link) http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/Appointment-to-the-Canadian-Museum-for-Human-Rights-Board-of-Trustees-1413293.htm Ottawa, ON-March 17, 2011-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomed the appointment today of Dr. Lindy Ledohowski to the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. “Dr. Ledohowski brings excellent subject matter expertise and a wide perspective to the Museum’s Board of Trustees,” said Ukrainian Canadian Congress National President Paul [&hellip


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Tribute Dinner to Prime Minister Harper Postponed

Toronto, Ontario-March 17, 2011-In light of the recent events in Ottawa and the potential timing of a federal election, it has been decided to postpone the Tribute event scheduled for March 25th in Toronto to bestow the Shevchenko medal on Prime Minister Harper to a later date. “Given the uncertainty around whether there will be [&hellip


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