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  • Statement on Armenian Genocide Memorial Day

    April 24, 2019, Ottawa Ihor Michalchyshyn, UCC CEO today issued the following statement: “Today, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) joins the Armenian community in Canada and around the world to honour the memory of the victims of the Armenian genocide of 1915, a dark chapter in human history which must never be forgotten. “The UCC [&hellip

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    UCC concerned about T-34 film

    Feb 22 – Ottawa.  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is expressing concern about the film “T-34” being screened in Canada at Cineplex theatres. The T34 tank was the weapon used by the Soviet Union to keep captive the peoples of Eastern Europe for four decades.  Together with its Nazi German ally, at the beginning of WWII, [&hellip

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    UCC concerned about next Interpol President

    The Ukrainian Canadian Congress wrote to Canada’s Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, to express concerns about the selection of the next Interpol President

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    Joint letter to Minister Freeland

    The Ukrainian Canadian Congress was pleased to co-sign a letter to Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland in response to reports that various parliamentarians are encouraging the Government of Canada to add the “Magnitsky Law” to the agenda of the upcoming G7 summit in Quebec, to encourage our allies who have not [&hellip

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    Op-Ed by President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Paul Grod

    In Support of the TSO The Toronto Symphony Orchestra was justified – if not morally obliged – in cancelling Ms. Valentina Lisitsa’s performances this week in Toronto. Weaved throughout Ms. Lisitsa’s Twitter feed are numerous examples of her deeply offensive comments aimed primarily against Ukrainians but also targeting Jews, Poles, visible minorities, and persons with [&hellip

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    UCC President’s Easter Message

    President’s Easter Message Dear Friends, For all of us, Easter brings with it renewal and the promise of new opportunities and successes. As we celebrate the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ with our loved ones, we remember and honour those who have sacrificed so much for Ukraine’s freedom, and we pray that peace may [&hellip

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