UCC Communiques & News


International Holodomor Remembrance Flame arrives on Canadian soil

Toronto – The International Holodomor Remembrance Flame arrived on Canadian soil on Friday, April 18. The Flame was presented during a ceremony at Toronto’s City Hall which also included the opening of the exhibit Holodomor: Genocide by Famine produced by the League of Ukrainian Canadians. Presenting the Flame was His Excellency Valentyn Adomaytis, Ukraine’s Ambassador [&hellip

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Ukrainian Canadian Community Applauds Introduction of the Holodomor Memorial Day Act

Toronto – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC), the League of Ukrainian Canadians and the League of Ukrainian Canadian Women wish to extend their support and gratitude to Brant MPP Dave Levac for introducing the Holodomor Memorial Day Act into the Legislative Assembly of Ontario on April 17th, 2008. “This important piece of legislation will finally [&hellip

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Le 28 novembre 2007 Ottawa (Ontario) Le Premier ministre Stephen Harper a livré aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante à l’occasion d’une cérémonie commémorant les victimes de l’Holodomor – la famine qui, en 1932 et 1933, a fait des millions de morts en Ukraine et dans d’autres parties de l’Union soviétique. « C’est pour moi un honneur [&hellip

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November 28, 2007 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement today at a commemoration ceremony for the victims of Holodomor – the famine that killed millions in Ukraine and other parts of the Soviet Union between 1932 and 1933. “I am very honoured to join you tonight in this solemn commemoration of [&hellip

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XXII Triennial Ukrainian Canadian Congress October 19 to 21, 2007 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, as well as institutions and organizations, for their outstanding national contribution towards the development of the Ukrainian Canadian community. [&hellip

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UCC launches Parliamentary Internship Program

On 3 May 2007, three Ukrainian Canadian students began their summer internships on Parliament Hill. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress Parliamentary Internship Program was revived this year after a more than 10 year hiatus. The Program sees youth from across Canada work in the offices of Members of Parliament in Ottawa for three months. The aim [&hellip

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