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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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    Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing – 16 November 2015, 8 PM Kyiv time

    Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 16 November 2015, 8 PM Kyiv time Russian Invasion of Ukraine National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (RNBO) spokesperson A Lysenko reported that the situation was “most tense” on the western outskirts of Donetsk, stating that the “enemy regularly opens fire on our positions”.  Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed [&hellip


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    UCC ENCOURAGES ALL CANADIANS TO VOTE IN TODAY’S FEDERAL ELECTION

      19 October, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) encourages all Canadians to vote in the 2015 Federal Election, being held today. The UCC, representing 1.3 million Canadians of Ukrainian descent, is a non-partisan organization and does not endorse parties or candidates. The UCC encourages all members of our community and all [&hellip


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    FEDERAL CANDIDATES AND PARTIES DECLARE THEIR POSITIONS ON UKRAINE

    FEDERAL CANDIDATES AND PARTIES DECLARE THEIR POSITIONS ON UKRAINE 15 OCTOBER, 2015 OTTAWA Dear Friends, As we draw closer to Canada’s federal election day, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) encourages all Canadians to get out and vote, and also to be politically active. Your  support for a candidate or a political party can make a real [&hellip


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    Candidate Responses Quebec

    Candidate Responses Quebec Ahuntsic-Cartierville Gilles Mercier Green Party Hull-Aylmer Greg Fergus Liberal Party Lac-Saint-Louis Bradford Dean Green Party LaSalle-Emard-Verdun David Lametti Liberal Party Louis-Saint-Laurent Daniel Caron NDP Outremont Tom Mulcair NDP Papineau Danny Polifroni Green Party Justin Trudeau Liberal Party Pierrefonds-Dollard Frank Baylis Liberal Party Pontiac William Amos Liberal Party Rosemont-La Petite Patrie Nadine Medawar [&hellip


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    Candidate Responses Saskatchewan

    Candidate Responses Saskatchewan Cypress Hills-Grasslands David Anderson Conservative Party Trevor Peterson NDP Moose Jaw-Lakes Centre-Lanigan Tom Lukiwski Conservative Party Regina-QuAppelle Greg Chatterson Green Party Regina Lewvan Tamela Friesen Green Party Saskatoon West Sheri Benson NDP Saskatoon-Grasswood Tracy Muggli Liberal Party Saskatoon-University Claire Card NDP Souris-Moose Mountain Vicky O’Dell NDP Yorkton-Melville Elaine Hughes Green Party Doug [&hellip


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    Candidate Responses Prince Edward Island

    Candidate Responses Prince Edward Island Malpeque Wayne Easter Liberal Party


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