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Churches and Synagogues to open doors nationwide for national Black Ribbon Day

TORONTO – To commemorate the first annual Canadian National Day of Remembrance for the Victims of European Communism and Nazism, places of worship in the Canadian Eastern and Central European communities will open their doors on Monday, August 23rd for special services and to collect flowers and pictures of friends and family who have been [&hellip


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UCC Opposes Government Decision to Cancel Census Long Form

Ottawa, ON – July 16, 2010 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress expressed its dismay regarding the government of Canada’s decision to eliminate the long version of next year’s Census. The UCC added its voice to those of many municipal and provincial governments, the former chief statistician of Canada, many universities, multicultural and faith groups in [&hellip


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UCC President Congratulates Ukraine on the 20th Anniversary of its Declaration of State Sovereignty

Winnipeg, Canada – July 16, 2010 -Ukrainian Canadian Congress President Paul Grod today marked the anniversary, twenty years ago today, when the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Declaration of State Sovereignty of Ukraine, which led to Ukraine’s re-emergence among the sovereign nations of the world. The Declaration of State Sovereignty of Ukraine proclaimed the right [&hellip


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Президент Конґресу Українців Канади привітав Україну з 20-ю річницею проголошення Декларації про державний суверенітет

16 липня 2010 р. Вінніпег – Президент Конґресу Українців Канади Павло Ґрод зазначив, що сьогодні визначний ювілей,  адже  20 років тому Верховна Рада України прийняла Декларацію про державний суверенітет України, що призвело до повторної появи України серед суверенних держав світу. Декларацією про державний суверенітет України було проголошено право українського народу на суверенітет, незалежність, цілісність і [&hellip


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KОНҐРЕС УКРАЇНЦІВ КАНАДИ ВИСТУПАЄ ПРОТИ РІШЕННЯ УРЯДУ КАНАДИ ЩОДО СКАСУВАННЯ ДОВГОЇ ФОРМИ ПЕРЕПИСНОГО ЛИСТА НАСЕЛЕННЯ

16 липня 2010 р. Оттава – Конґрес Українців Канади висловив своє розчарування щодо рішення уряду Канади з ліквідації довгої форми переписного листа для перепису населення у 2011році. КУК додав свій голос до голосів багатьох муніципальних та провінційних органів влади, колишнього головного статистика Канади, багатьох університетів, культурних і релігійних груп, які виступили проти рішення щодо скасування [&hellip


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Letter to Minister Clement re. Census Long Form

Letter to Minister Clement re. Census Long Form July 16, 2010 The Honourable Tony Clement, PC, MP Minister of Industry 235 Queen Street – 11th Floor Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H5 Re. 2011 Census Dear Minister Clement: On behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress I would like to express our disapproval of the proposed changes to [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress is Now Accepting Nominations for Shevchenko Medal

Winnipeg, Canada -July 8, 2010 – Today, Ukrainian Canadian Congress President Paul Grod encouraged individuals and groups to nominate qualified persons for the Shevchenko Medal. “The Shevchenko Medal is the highest form of recognition that can be granted by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress. It recognizes individuals of Ukrainian and non-Ukrainian descent for their outstanding national [&hellip


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UCC Congratulates its Past-President Orysia Sushko for her Appointment to the Order of Canada

Winnipeg,Canada –June 30, 2010 – Ukrainian Canadian Congress President congratulated Orysia Sushko on being appointed to the Order of Canada by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada. Irene (Orysia) Shushko “On behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Ukrainian Canadian Community, it is with heartfelt warmth that I congratulate [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress Celebrates 70th Anniversary, June 26 – 27, 2010

On June 26 and 27, 2010, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress held its annual general meeting and a subsequent board meeting in Winnipeg. 40 members of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Board of Directors, presidents of branches, committee chairs and representatives of member organizations participated in the two days of board business and policy deliberations. Branches, provincial [&hellip


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UCC Expresses Condolences for Loss of Dave Broda

Former UCC Board Member Dave Broda Passed Away June 14, 2010 Winnipeg, Canada – It was with great sorrow that I learned of the passing yesterday of former member of the UCC Board of Directors, Dave Broda. “On behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and all its constituent member organizations, I would like to express [&hellip


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