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UCC Supports Ukrainian World Congress May Appeal

Support the Ukrainian World Congress! Connecting Ukrainians Around the World!   Winnipeg, Canada-May 18, 2011-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress asks you to support to the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) during its annual May Campaign.”The work of the World Congress is critical today more than ever,” state Paul Grod, UCC National President.  “I am very proud of [&hellip


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Father Emilian Kowcz, Righteous Among the Nations

Ukrainian Canadian Congress Welcomes Acknowledgement of Role of Fr. Emilian Kowcz Winnipeg, Manitoba – May 10, 2011-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress was pleased to take part in the tribute to the late Blessed Father Emilian Kowcz (1894-1944) that was held on May 5 at the Berney Theatre Asper, Jewish Community Campus, for his role in fighting [&hellip


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UCC Welcomes Introduction of Bill 27 and 214 in Manitoba Legislature

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS WELCOMES INTRODUCTION OF MANITOBA UKRAINIAN CANADIAN HERITAGE DAY ACTS OF LEGISLATION WINNIPEG, MANITOBA–May 9, 2011- The Ukrainian Canadian Congress welcomes the introduction of Bill 27, The Manitoba Ukrainian Canadian Heritage Day Act, by the Honourable Ms. Rosann Wowchuk, Minister of Finance as well as Bill 214, The Ukrainian Heritage Day Act, by Mr. Len [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress Calls on Ukraine’s President to Veto Inclusion of Soviet Flag in Victory Day Celebrations

Ukrainian Canadian Congress Writes Ukrainian President: Issues Call to Action to Community on Law on “Red Flags” Winnipeg, Manitoba-May 5, 2011-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress yesterday wrote to the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych, expressing its deep concern over a law on flying the hammer and sickle flag alongside the National Flag of Ukraine as part of [&hellip


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UCC Survey Results for the 2011 Federal Election

UCC Releases Results of 2011 Election Candidate Survey Ottawa, Canada-April 30, 2011-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress surveyed political party leaders and candidates in order to find out where the various parties stand on issues of importance to the Ukrainian Canadian community such as immigration and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. “After consulting with our member [&hellip


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Statement by Ukrainian Canadian Congress President on the 25th Anniversary of the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster

See in Ukrainian: Заява президента Конґресу Українців Канади з нагоди 25-ої річниці Чорнобильської атомної катастрофи Winnipeg, Manitoba-April 26, 2011– Having two days ago celebrated Easter, the high point in our religious calendar, I welcome you with the inspiring greeting: “Christ is Risen!” On this, the 25th anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster and in the [&hellip


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Canada’s Ukrainian and Japanese Communities Commemorate 25th Anniversary of Chornobyl and Fukushima Nuclear Accidents

Winnipeg, Manitoba- April 21, 2011-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) and the Children of Chornobyl Canadian Fund (CCCF), joined by the National Association of Japanese Canadians invite all Canadians to commemorate the twenty fifth anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster and to express our great concern for the people of Fukushima and Japan during this time [&hellip


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UCC Easter Message from Paul Grod, National President

UCC Easter Message from Paul Grod, National President During this festive season of Easter we wish you and your loved ones happiness, health and spiritual renewal.  The holidays are always a good time to reflect on our past accomplishments and focus on what’s ahead.  The UCC recently celebrated its 70th anniversary of representing and leading [&hellip


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UCC Launches Art Contest for 120th Anniversary Logo‏

IMPORTANT CALL TO GRAPHIC ARTISTS     On behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, the 120th Anniversary Commemorative Committee is calling for submissions of designs for a visual logo to accompany our official Anniversary slogan, marking the 120th Anniversary of Ukrainian settlement in Canada. Submission Deadline: Friday, May 6, 2011 Design Submission: pdf format emailed to roman.brytan@rci.rogers.com. Tagline: [&hellip


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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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