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UCC President Among Canada’s Most Influential on Foreign Policy

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS PRESIDENT LISTED AS AMONG CANADA’S MOST INFLUENTIAL ON FOREIGN POLICY OTTAWA, Canada-March 28, 2012-Today Embassy magazine, Canada’s Foreign Policy newsweekly, rated Ukrainian Canadian Congress National President as being among the “top 80 individuals influencing Canada’s foreign policy.” Following interviews with government insiders, Embassy broke down the list which included politicians, civil servants, foreign [&hellip


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“Ukraine at the Crossroads” – A Conference Overview

Ottawa Ukraine Conference Attracts Large Crowd, Delivers Tough Messages OTTAWA – March 20, 2012- A major gathering of international experts assembled at the Chateau Laurier Hotel in Ottawa from March 5-8 to discuss the current situation in Ukraine, where human rights and democracy are showing troubling signs of continued regression under the government of President [&hellip


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UCC Expresses Condolences for Loss of Mykola Plawiuk

Former UCC Vice President and Shevchenko Medal Recipient Mykola Plawiuk Passed Away March 10, 2012 March 12, 2012-Winnipeg, Canada – It was with great sorrow that I learned of the passing of former UCC Vice President and member of the UCC Board of Directors, Mr. Mykola Plawiuk. “On behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and [&hellip


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UCC Commemorates Anniversary of Birth of Taras Shevchenko

OTTAWA – March 9, 2012.  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) celebrated the 198th anniversary of the birth of Taras Shevchenko at a ceremony in Ottawa today. Representatives of UCC National, UCC Ottawa, Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Association Ottawa, and the League of Ukrainian Canadian Women were joined by Ukrainian dignitaries Valentyn Nalyvaichenko and Yaroslav [&hellip


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Photos from “Ukraine at the Crossroads” Conference in Ottawa March 7 & 8, 2012

PHOTO RELEASE “UKRAINE AT THE CROSSROADS” March 7 & 8, 2012 Ottawa, Canada – March 8, 2012 – The international forum and conference “Ukraine at the Crossroads” held in Ottawa to discuss issues concerning democracy, human rights, the rule of law, economic freedom and foreign policy in contemporary Ukraine, came to a successful conclusion today. The conference heard [&hellip


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Celebrate Ukrainian Literature Day, March 9, 2012

UCC Urges Canadians to Celebrate Ukrainian Literature Day March 9, 2012 Winnipeg, Manitoba-March 8, 2012-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is once again encouraging Canadians to participate in the various Ukrainian Literature Day initiatives taking place across the country tomorrow. The objective of this national campaign is to raise awareness among Canadians that Ukrainian literature is a vibrant, growing genre with [&hellip


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UCC Opens Office in our Nation’s Capital

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS OPENS NATIONAL OFFICE OTTAWA – March 2, 2012-In the presence of over a hundred members of the community, including the UCC Board of Directors, Clergy, Members of Parliament, the media and the Ukrainian Canadian community, UCC’s National office in Ottawa was officially opened. “This is a very proud moment for the Ukrainian [&hellip


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Official Opening of the New UCC National Office in Ottawa [Photos]

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS OPENS NATIONAL OFFICE OTTAWA – March 2, 2012-In the presence of over a hundred members of the community, including the UCC Board of Directors, Clergy, Members of Parliament, the media and the Ukrainian Canadian community, UCC’s National office in Ottawa was officially opened. “This is a very proud moment for the Ukrainian [&hellip


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UCC Board of Directors to Meet in Ottawa and Celebrate Opening of National Office

Ukrainian Canadian Congress to Open National Office OTTAWA-February 16, 2012-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) will inaugurate its National office and hold its board meeting in Ottawa to mark this historic occasion on February 25-26, 2012. “The official opening of UCC’s National Office near Parliament Hill in Ottawa is a seminal moment for the Ukrainian Canadian [&hellip


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UCC COMMENDS CANADIAN GOVERNMENT TO SEND MEDICAL TEAM TO ASSESS TYMOSHENKO

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS COMMENDS CANADIAN GOVERNMENT DECISION TO SEND INDEPENDENT MEDICAL TEAM TO ASSESS CONDITION OF YULIA TYMOSHENKO OTTAWA – February 10, 2012– The Ukrainian Canadian Congress hailed the decision by the Government of Canada to send an independent team of physicians to examine former Ukrainian Prime Minster Yulia Tymoshenko, who has been sentenced to [&hellip


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