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  • Historic XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians kicks off

    29 September 2016. REGINA, SK – The historic XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians is kicking off in Regina, SK. Over 250 delegates from across the country are arriving today in the Queen City. Tomorrow morning the Congress will officially open, and the Triennial Congress will begin its work. High-level delegations from both Canada and [&hellip


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    Ukraine Team to Participate in 2017 Invictus Games

    September 26, 2016. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce that Ukraine will be sending a team of athletes to participate in the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto, September 24-30, 2017. The UCC is partnering with the Government of Ukraine through the Ministry of Youth and Sport of Ukraine, on Ukraine’s participation in [&hellip


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    UCC calls “elections” in Russian-occupied Crimea Illegal and Illegitimate

    September 19, 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) issued the following statement on the Russian Federation’s illegal and illegitimate attempt to hold “elections” in Russian-occupied Crimea: The “elections” that the Russian Federation attempted to hold yesterday in Russian-occupied Crimea are nothing short of illegal and illegitimate under international law. The Autonomous Republic of Crimea [&hellip


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    ‘Celebrating 125 Years of Ukrainians in Canada’ A National Gala Showcase presented by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Saskatchewan

    On Friday, September 30th, 2016, Canada comes to Regina to join in national celebrations of the 125th Anniversary of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada. With over 160 performers from across Canada, Regina’s Conexus Arts Centre will come alive with the beautiful voices, breath-taking dances and toe-tapping music of some of this country’s top-notch Ukrainian performers. The [&hellip


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    Russia’s Military Escalation – A Threat to Ukraine and Global Security

    August 11, 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the Russian Federation’s military escalation, its aggressive, provocative statements, and continued refusal to honour a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. Large movements of Russian troops, tanks, artillery and other materiel into the occupied territories of Crimea and the Donbas over the last week have been [&hellip


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    XXV Triennial Congress: Call for Volunteers

    The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is pleased to announce that the XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians will take place in Regina Saskatchewan from Sept 30 – Oct 2, 2016. The 25th Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians theme is Engage, Inspire and Empower. It will be the first Congress to take place in Regina! This wonderful [&hellip


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    2nd Anniversary Downing of Flight MH-17 by Russian Terrorists

    July 17, 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian community in Canada joins Ukrainians around the world in mourning the victims of Flight MH-17, which was shot down two years ago by Russian-backed terrorists. On July 17, 2014 Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-17 was flying over Russian-occupied territory in eastern Ukraine, when it was shot down by Russian-backed terrorists [&hellip


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    Prime Minister Trudeau Concludes Historic Visit to Ukraine – Announces Additional Canadian Support for Ukraine

    July 13, 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates the Prime Minister of Canada, The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, on his historic visit to Ukraine, which took place July 10-12, and welcomes the announcement of additional Canadian support for Ukraine. Prime Minister Trudeau and President Poroshenko at Official Welcoming Ceremony, Kyiv Prime Minister Trudeau [&hellip


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    UCC Statement on the Occasion of Victory in Europe Day

      8 May, 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress issued the following statement on the occasion of the 71st anniversary of Victory in Europe Day. In 2004, the United Nations General Assembly declared 8-9 May a time of remembrance of those who lost their lives during World War II. On May 8, 1945, Nazi Germany [&hellip


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    UCC Expresses Sorrow on Passing of Former UCC President Walter Oleh Romaniw

        15 March 2016 – WINNIPEG. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) expresses its deep sorrow on the passing of former President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Walter Oleh Romaniw, Q.C. Mr. Romaniw served two terms as President of the UCC from 1992-1998. Mr. Romaniw passed away on March 7, 2016. “On behalf of the [&hellip


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