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UCC welcomes motion honouring Metropolitan Sheptytsky by Parliament

PARLIAMENT OF CANADA PASSES UNANIMOUS MOTION   HONOURING METROPOLITAN ANDREI SHEPTYTSKY Met. Andrei Sheptytsky   photo-Encyclopedia of Ukraine (CIUS) L – R: Holocaust survivor Leon Chameides rescued by Met. Sheptytsky   with PM Harper and Paul Grod Ottawa, Canada – April 26, 2012- The Ukrainian Canadian Congress welcomes the unanimous adoption of a historic motion honouring [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Delegation Concludes Mission To Ukraine

Ukrainian Canadian Delegation Concludes Mission to Ukraine with Minister Oda Kyiv, Ukraine- April 25, 2012- On April 19 representatives from the Ukrainian Canadian community concluded a successful trip to Ukraine as members of the delegation accompanying International Cooperation Minister, the Honourable Beverley Oda’s recent mission to Ukraine. The Minister’s meetings included Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, [&hellip


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UCC Marks the Anniversary of Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster

UCC Marks the Anniversary of Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster Chornobyl Reactor 1986 – Photo Volodymyr Repik Ottawa, Ontario- April 24, 2012 – On April 26, 2012, the world will commemorate the 26th anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine. The Chornobyl nuclear disaster drastically transformed the lives of thousands of people in Ukraine and Belarus. [&hellip


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UCC Congratulates Sonja Bejzyk on GG’s Caring Canadian Award

UCC Congratulates Board Member Sonja Bejzyk for receiving Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award Sonja Bejzyk Winnipeg, Manitoba- April 24, 2012 –  Ukrainian Canadian Congress President congratulates Sonja Bejzyk on being awarded the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada. “On behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress [&hellip


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UCC & CUF Call for Long-Term Election Observers

For Immediate Release – 17 April 2012 Call for Long-term Election Observers for Ukraine 2012 Parliamentary Elections The Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Canada Ukraine Foundation, which have successfully monitored several elections in Ukraine since 2004, are organizing an Election Observer Mission for the 2012 Parliamentary Elections, scheduled for October 28, 2012. UCC-CUF is looking [&hellip


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UCC Denounces Ivashchenko Sentencing and Calls on Government Of Canada to Take Steps in Support Of Democracy In Ukraine

April 16, 2012- Ottawa, Canada-The Ukrainian Canadian community is deeply disturbed by the verdict handed down on April 12, 2012 in the trial against the former Defence Minister of Ukraine, Valery Ivashchenko sentencing him to 5 years imprisonment after 18 months of pre-trial imprisonment on charges related to abuse of office. He is the third [&hellip


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UCC Celebrates Volunteerism

About UCC UCC News Give to UCC Contact Us Community Events Ukrainian Canadian Congress Encourages Individuals to Volunteer During Canada’s National Volunteer Week (April 15 – 22, 2012) April 13, 2012 -Ottawa, Canada-National Volunteer Week occurs every year in Canada and is meant to celebrate volunteers, volunteerism and civic participation of those who have led [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Delegation Accompanies Minister Oda on Trip to Ukraine

About UCC UCC News Give to UCC Contact Us Community Events Ukrainian Canadian Delegation Accompanies Minister Oda on Trip to Ukraine Ottawa, Ontario, April 12, 2012 – Following the historical 2010 visit to Ukraine by Canada’s Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Canada’s Minister of International Cooperation, the Honourable Beverley Oda will conduct an [&hellip


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UCC Easter Bulletin 2012

Христос Воскрес! Воістину Воскрес! Kонґрес Українців Канади вітає всю українську громаду із світлим празником Христового Воскресіння! Christ Is Risen! He is Truly Risen! Wishing you a Blessed and Happy Easter! from the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Click here to download the Print Edition (PDF) of the 2012 UCC Easter Newsletter In the 2012 Easter Newsletter Message [&hellip


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Media Release – Radio Ukraine

120TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE COMMITTEE MEDIA RELEASE April 3, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Please take note of the following announcement from Radio Ukraine International We are pleased to announce that on April 3 and 4 there will be a broadcast interview with Radomir Bilash, the National Historian of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, by Ukrainian journalist Halyna [&hellip


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