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UCC Expresses Condolences for Loss of Dave Broda

Former UCC Board Member Dave Broda Passed Away June 14, 2010 Winnipeg, Canada – It was with great sorrow that I learned of the passing yesterday of former member of the UCC Board of Directors, Dave Broda. “On behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and all its constituent member organizations, I would like to express [&hellip


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Quebec Passes Bill Recognizing Holodomor as a Genocide

Quebec, Canada – Members of the Quebec’s National Assembly yesterday unanimously passed Bill 390 – An Act to proclaim Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (Holodomor) Memorial Day. The Bill, which was introduced in November by MNA Louise Beaudoin and received unanimous approval at first reading, commemorates victims of the Holodomor (the engineered famine in Ukraine which [&hellip


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Квебек визнав Голодомор геноцидом українців

Квебек – ДепутатиНаціональної Асамблеї Квебеку учора одноголосно прийняли законопрект #390 – щодо визнання Голодомору 1932-1933 рp. геноцидом українського народута проголосили День пам’яті жертв Голодомору. Законопроект, поданий на розгляд в листопаді депутатомНаціональної Асамблеї Луісом Бодвеном, отримав одностайне схвалення в першому читанні та визнав геноцидом штучно створеного голоду в Україні 1932-1933 рр., в результаті якого загинули мільйони [&hellip


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Le Québec adopte un projet de loi reconnaissant l’Holodomor comme un génocide

QUéBEC – Hier les députés de l’Assemblée nationale du Québec ont adopté à l’unanimité le projet de loi 390 – Loi proclamant le Jour commémoratif de la famine et du génocide ukrainiens (l’Holodomor). Le projet de loi, qui a été introduit en Novembre par la députée Louise Beaudoin et reçu l’approbation unanime en première lecture, [&hellip


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Support the Ukrainian World Congress! Connecting Ukrainians Around the World!

Winnipeg, Canada – 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 the work being done by the World Congress and its [&hellip


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Підтримаймо СВІТОВИЙ КОНҐРЕС УКРАЇНЦІВ! Об’єднаймо українців усього світу!

Вінніпеґ – Конґрес Українців Канадизвертається до вас з проханням підтримати Світовий Конґрес Українців (СКУ) під час щорічної травневої акції. “Сьогодні, як ніколи, діяльність Світового Конґресу Українців є надзвичано важливою”, – заявив Президент Конґресу Українців Канади Павло Ґрод. “Я пишаюся роботою, яку проводить Світовий Конгрес Українців та його Президент Євген Чолій і закликаю українських канадців щедро [&hellip


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UCC calls upon Government to support Ukrainian sovereignty at 300th anniversary celebration of Ukrainian Constitution

Ottawa, Canada – Ukrainian Canadian Congress National President Paul Grod, participated May 11 in a commemoration on Parliament Hill of the 300th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Constitution of Pylyp Orlyk, the First Democratic European Constitution. Those gathered were addressed by Mr. Grod, along with Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada Dr. Ihor Ostash, Minister of State Peter [&hellip


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Pylyp Orlyk commemoration speech by Paul Grod

Today, Ukrainian Canadians are proud to celebrate the 300th Anniversary of Ukraine’s first constitution. By recalling history we allow ourselves an opportunity to learn from our past. As demonstrated by this first democratic European constitution, Ukraine was on the road to becoming a great and progressive European state, however, the imperial ambitions of Ukraine’s neighbours [&hellip


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Pylyp Orylyk Commemoration Speech by Ambassador Dr. Ihor Ostash

Honourable Peter Kent, Members of Parliament and Senators, Leaders of the Ukrainian community Шановні пані і панове! It is a great honour for us to celebrate today in the Parliament of Canada the 300th anniversary of the first Ukrainian Constitution of Pylyp Orlyk that can be acknowledged as the first European constitution in a modern [&hellip


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Pylyp Orylyk Commemoration Speech by Minister Peter Kent

Thank you for that introduction. On behalf of the Government of Canada, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Jason Kenney Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, I am pleased to join you. Today we celebrate the 300th anniversary of the first Ukrainian constitution, written by Pylyp Orlyk. A diplomat and leader, he created a document that established [&hellip


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