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Letter to Minister Clement re. Census Long Form

Letter to Minister Clement re. Census Long Form July 16, 2010 The Honourable Tony Clement, PC, MP Minister of Industry 235 Queen Street – 11th Floor Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H5 Re. 2011 Census Dear Minister Clement: On behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress I would like to express our disapproval of the proposed changes to [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress is Now Accepting Nominations for Shevchenko Medal

Winnipeg, Canada -July 8, 2010 – Today, Ukrainian Canadian Congress President Paul Grod encouraged individuals and groups to nominate qualified persons for the Shevchenko Medal. “The Shevchenko Medal is the highest form of recognition that can be granted by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress. It recognizes individuals of Ukrainian and non-Ukrainian descent for their outstanding national [&hellip


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UCC Congratulates its Past-President Orysia Sushko for her Appointment to the Order of Canada

Winnipeg,Canada –June 30, 2010 – Ukrainian Canadian Congress President congratulated Orysia Sushko on being appointed to the Order of Canada by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada. Irene (Orysia) Shushko “On behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Ukrainian Canadian Community, it is with heartfelt warmth that I congratulate [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress Celebrates 70th Anniversary, June 26 – 27, 2010

On June 26 and 27, 2010, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress held its annual general meeting and a subsequent board meeting in Winnipeg. 40 members of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Board of Directors, presidents of branches, committee chairs and representatives of member organizations participated in the two days of board business and policy deliberations. Branches, provincial [&hellip


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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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