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Canadian Schools to Commemorate Holodomor

Canadian schools to mark Holodomor Memorial Day Eight school boards in Canada will join the Ukrainian community and the governments of Canada, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec in marking Holodomor Memorial Day. On Friday, November 25, students will pay tribute to the millions of Ukrainians who perished in the famine genocide of 1932-33. The [&hellip


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National Holodomor Awareness Week
– November 21 – 27, 2011

National Holodomor Awareness Week November 21 – 27, 2011 Canadians will unite in remembrance November 21-27 during the fourth annual National Holodomor Awareness Week.   Events across the country will commemorate one of the most heinous crimes in the history of mankind and honour its victims which number in the millions. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) [&hellip


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UCC Commemorates Remembrance Day

The Ukrainian Canadian community marks Remembrance Day. A day for us to commemorate and reflect upon the sacrifice and contribution of the hundreds of thousands of men and women who perished or risked their lives for peace and freedom around the world in our armed forces


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UCC eNewsletter-November 2011

November, 2011 About UCC UCC News Give to UCC Contact Us Holodomor Events 2011 Support Holodomor Awareness! UCC Launches 2011 Holodomor Awareness Fundraising Campaign Підтримайте обізнаність про Голодомор! Конґрес Українців Канади розпочинає збіркову кампанію 2011 з обізнаності про Голодомор Конґрес Українців Канади проголошує збіркову кампанію 2011 р. в підтримку обізнаності та навчання про Голодомор. Вже [&hellip


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UCC PRESENTS CHEQUE TO UNICEF

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS PRESENTS CHEQUE TO UNICEF FOR AFRICAN FAMINE RELIEF UCC President Paul Grod presents cheque to UNICEF Canada’s President and CEO David Morley MORE PHOTOS HERE www.ucc.ca/2011/10/28/unicef-cheque-presentation-ceremony-photos/ TORONTO – October 28, 2011- The Ukrainian Canadian community presented a cheque for $110,000 to UNICEF Canada for African Famine relief today. The money which was [&hellip


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Ukrainian Day on the Hill Event Deemed a Success

Ukrainian Day on the Hill Event Deemed a Success

Ukrainian Day on the Hill Celebrating 120 years of Ukrainian Settlement in Canada UKRAINIAN CANADIAN COMMUNITY COMPLETES 2 DAYS OF INFORMATION MEETINGS WITH DECISION MAKERS Additional Coverage & Photos OTTAWA – OCTOBER 27, 2011-On Monday October 24th, the Ukrainian Canadian community held its inaugural Ukrainian Day on the Hill with a grand celebration of Ukrainian culture [&hellip


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UCC Appears Before Parliament Today

UCC Appears before Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs October 20, 2011-Ottawa, Canada-Today the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development. At today’s meeting, senior officials from the Department of Foreign Affairs Ms. Jillian Stirk, ADM Europe and Mr. Leigh Sarty, Director, appeared to [&hellip


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UCC Announces National Holodomor Awareness Week

UCC Announces National Holodomor Awareness Week November 21 – 27, 2011 Canadians prepare to mark the 78th anniversary of the Ukrainian famine genocide October 19, 2011-Winnipeg, Manitoba-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is launching the fourth annual National Holodomor Awareness Week November 21-27. The goal is to annually unite the Ukrainian community and all Canadians in [&hellip


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Emergency Debate Session Concludes and Condemns

CANADA’S PARLIAMENT UNANIMOUSLY CONDEMNS TYMOMOSHENKO VERDICT AND POLITICALLY MOTIVATED SELECTIVE JUSTICE IN UKRAINE ADDITIONAL LINKS: Briefing Note On Situation In Ukraine – October 18, 2011 UCC Backgrounder On Politically Motivated, Selective Justice In Ukraine VIDEOS: Debate On Democracy In Ukraine, House Of Commons, Ottawa, Canada, 18 October 2011 [UkeTube] Debate On Democracy In Ukraine. House [&hellip


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UCC Backgrounder on Politically motivated, selective Justice in Ukraine

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) joins international governments and agencies to convey its dismay over the pressure being exerted by Ukraine’s government on political opponents, particularly the way in which court cases against political opponents are being pursued. In addition to several politically motivated court cases, the unreasonable arrest of former Prime Minister Tymoshenko, the [&hellip


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