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UCC announces new Communications & Policy Analyst

    Ukrainian Canadian Congress announces new Communications & Policy Analyst, Mr. Vilyen Pidgornyy   Feb 5 – Ottawa. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Mr. Vilyen Pidgornyy to the staff team working in UCC’s Ottawa office.   “We are happy to have Vilyen join the UCC team, and we [&hellip


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January 2019 Newsletter

The end of January brings to a close many weeks of Christmas, New Years and Malanka celebrations! Thank you to the many generous individuals, families and organizations across Canada who contributed to our 2018 Koliada Campaign. The financial support of the growing donor community ensures that Ukrainian Canadian Congress can continue our work into the [&hellip


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Canada is a target of Russia’s disinformation. Let’s be ready – The Hill Times

UCC National President Alexandra Chyczij Op-Ed in Hill Times – “Canada is a target of Russia’s disinformation. Let’s be ready&#


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UCC Announces New Parliamentary Intern

  UCC Announces New Parliamentary Intern January 28, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is excited to welcome Ostap Woychyshyn as the new Intern of our Parliamentary Internship program.   Ostap Woychyshyn is a graduate from Carleton University with a Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering and from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor’s [&hellip


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UCC Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

UCC Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day  January 25, 2019. OTTAWA. On January 27, the world marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this day, we honour the memory of the millions of victims of the Holocaust. Over six million Jews, and millions of other victims – Ukrainians, Poles, Roma, and many others – were murdered [&hellip


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UCC Greetings on Day of Unity of Ukraine

UCC Greetings on Day of Unity of Ukraine  January 22, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) greets all Ukrainians on the 100th anniversary of the unification of Ukrainian lands into a single, independent state. On January 22, 1919, the Unification Act was proclaimed, joining the Ukrainian People’s Republic and the Western Ukrainian People’s Republic [&hellip


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UCC express condolences on passing of Mr. Andrij Makuch

  January 21, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) expresses its sincere condolences on the passing of Mr. Andrij Makuch. Mr. Makuch passed away on January 18. He was 62.   A talented scholar and intellectual, Mr. Makuch made a significant contribution to Canadian scholarship through his many years of work at the Canadian [&hellip


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International community must act: Free Ukrainian POWs!

International community must act: Free Ukrainian POWs! January 17, 2019. OTTAWA. On January 15, a Russian “court” illegally prolonged the detention of 24 Ukrainian sailors captured during a Russian naval attack on Ukrainian ships in the Black Sea on November 25, 2018. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) calls on Canada and the international community to [&hellip


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UCC Statement on CBC report exposing Russian disinformation

UCC Statement on CBC report exposing Russian disinformation January 16, 2019. OTTAWA. On January 15, CBC’s The National aired a segment,“Russian TV airs doc claiming Nazi-loving Ukrainians are running Canada’s government.” Ukrainian Canadian Congress CEO Ihor Michalchyshyn issued the following statement: “The report by the CBC exposes the Russian government’s insidious propaganda campaign against Canada [&hellip


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UCC expresses condolences on passing of Hon. Gene Zwozdesky

January 9, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) expresses its deep sorrow on the passing of Hon. Gene Zwozdesky, former Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, former Member of the Legislative Assembly, and long-time Ukrainian Canadian community leader and volunteer. Mr. Zwozdesky died on January 6, 2019. He was 70 years old. Mr. [&hellip


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