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Ukrainian Canadian Congress Calls on Ukraine’s President to Veto Inclusion of Soviet Flag in Victory Day Celebrations

Ukrainian Canadian Congress Writes Ukrainian President: Issues Call to Action to Community on Law on “Red Flags” Winnipeg, Manitoba-May 5, 2011-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress yesterday wrote to the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych, expressing its deep concern over a law on flying the hammer and sickle flag alongside the National Flag of Ukraine as part of [&hellip


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UCC Survey Results for the 2011 Federal Election

UCC Releases Results of 2011 Election Candidate Survey Ottawa, Canada-April 30, 2011-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress surveyed political party leaders and candidates in order to find out where the various parties stand on issues of importance to the Ukrainian Canadian community such as immigration and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. “After consulting with our member [&hellip


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Statement by Ukrainian Canadian Congress President on the 25th Anniversary of the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster

See in Ukrainian: Заява президента Конґресу Українців Канади з нагоди 25-ої річниці Чорнобильської атомної катастрофи Winnipeg, Manitoba-April 26, 2011– Having two days ago celebrated Easter, the high point in our religious calendar, I welcome you with the inspiring greeting: “Christ is Risen!” On this, the 25th anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster and in the [&hellip


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Canada’s Ukrainian and Japanese Communities Commemorate 25th Anniversary of Chornobyl and Fukushima Nuclear Accidents

Winnipeg, Manitoba- April 21, 2011-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) and the Children of Chornobyl Canadian Fund (CCCF), joined by the National Association of Japanese Canadians invite all Canadians to commemorate the twenty fifth anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster and to express our great concern for the people of Fukushima and Japan during this time [&hellip


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UCC Easter Message from Paul Grod, National President

UCC Easter Message from Paul Grod, National President During this festive season of Easter we wish you and your loved ones happiness, health and spiritual renewal.  The holidays are always a good time to reflect on our past accomplishments and focus on what’s ahead.  The UCC recently celebrated its 70th anniversary of representing and leading [&hellip


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UCC Launches Art Contest for 120th Anniversary Logo‏

IMPORTANT CALL TO GRAPHIC ARTISTS     On behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, the 120th Anniversary Commemorative Committee is calling for submissions of designs for a visual logo to accompany our official Anniversary slogan, marking the 120th Anniversary of Ukrainian settlement in Canada. Submission Deadline: Friday, May 6, 2011 Design Submission: pdf format emailed to roman.brytan@rci.rogers.com. Tagline: [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress Responds to Malicious Allegations by “International Scholars”

Ukrainian Canadian Congress Responds to Malicious Allegations by “International Scholars”     April 14, 2011The proposed contents and governance of the Canadian Museum of Human Rights has become the subject of significant public discourse in Canada over the past several months.  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) established in 1940 continues to democratically represent the interests [&hellip


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UCC Asks for Clarification Before Election

UKRAINIAN COMMUNITY CALLS ON MINISTER TO CLARIFY MEDIA REPORT ON CMHR BEFORE ELECTION Winnipeg, Manitoba- April 12, 2011-In an article by Dan Lett in yesterday’s Winnipeg Free Press, Federal Minister of Canadian Heritage James Moore stated that based on conversations with museum’s management and board, the Holodomor and Canada’s first national internment operations will not be [&hellip


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UCC Expresses Congratulations to Major Archbishop of Kyiv-Halych

On the occasion of the enthronement of the newly-elected Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church on March 27, 2011, President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Paul Grod sent the following greeting to His Beatitude, Major Archbishop of Kyiv-Halych, Sviatoslav (Shevchuk): Your Excellency, On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress [&hellip


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International Experience Canada-Ukraine Opens April 4th

Canada-Ukraine Youth Mobility Agreement comes into force International Experience Canada-Ukraine Opens April 4th Winnipeg, Manitoba- March 31, 2011-The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is pleased to inform Canadians that the International Experience Canada Ukraine program will begin accepting applications starting April 4, 2011. This program is a result of a bilateral arrangement between the Government of Canada [&hellip


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