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  • 2018 Inspiring Women

    To mark International Women‘s Day the Ukrainian Canadian Congress asked for stories of women who inspired us through their leadership and commitment.   The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is extremely grateful and proud of our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, daughters, wives and friends who dedicate their lives to their communities, churches, organizations, careers and Ukraine. We are proud that [&hellip


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    Canada’s Federal Budget 2018: What It Means For Our Community

    Canada’s Federal Budget 2018: What It Means For Our Community  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress National Office has reviewed the 2018 Federal Budget, and we are pleased to present these summary highlights, which impact issues of importance to our Ukrainian Canadian community. Increase in International Assistance funding of approximately $400 million per year In Budget 2018, [&hellip


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    Canada and US boycott Biathlon World Cup in Russia – FIFA should be next

    Canada and US boycott Biathlon World Cup in Russia – FIFA should be next March 2, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the decision by the Canadian and American Biathlon Associations to boycott the Biathlon World Cup event being held in Tyumen, Russia, March 19-26. Biathlon Canada stated, “it is our consideration that [&hellip


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    Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism

    Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism UCC encourages youth from coast to coast to apply by April 20, 2018 February 23, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement  of the Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism. The funding initiative was announced yesterday by the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage and [&hellip


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    Ukrainian Canadian Community Welcomes  $1.45 M Federal Funding  For Holodomor Awareness Project

    Ukrainian Canadian Community Welcomes  $1.45 M Federal Funding  For Holodomor Awareness Project   February 22, 2018 Toronto – The Ukrainian Canadian community welcomes the announcement by the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, of a three-year grant valued at $1.45 million to support the Holodomor National Awareness Tour and the Holodomor Mobile Classroom (“the HMC”).  The funding announcement [&hellip


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    Holodomor National Awareness Tour Fact Sheet

    Holodomor National Awareness Tour Fact Sheet &nbsp


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    Four Years of Russia’s War against Ukraine

    Four Years of Russia’s War against Ukraine  UCC calls on Canada to lead world response to Russian aggression February 21, 2018. OTTAWA. February 20 marked the fourth anniversary of the beginning of Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine. Today the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) needs your help in our advocacy for Canada to lead the international [&hellip


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    Honouring the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred

    Honouring the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred February 20, 2018. OTTAWA. Today, Ukraine marks the Day of Commemoration of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred (Небесна Сотня).  In the fall of 2013, the Ukrainian people took to the streets in protest against the authoritarian, corrupt regime of former president Victor Yanukovych. This movement known as [&hellip


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    Canada and Ukraine cooperate on health care reforms

    Canada and Ukraine cooperate on health care reforms  Ukraine, Ontario strengthen ties in health care sector February 15, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the enhanced relationship between Canada and Ukraine on reforming Ukraine’s health care system. Last week, Memoranda were signed between Ukraine and Canada, and Ukraine’s Ministry of Health and the [&hellip


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