UCC Condemns Russia’s Imprisonment of Crimean Tatar Leader Akhtem Chiygoz

September 12, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns Russia’s politically-motivated imprisonment of Crimean Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz. Chiygoz, the deputy leader of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People (national representative assembly) was sentenced to eight years imprisonment by the Russian “authorities” in Russian-occupied Crimea on September 11.  He has been one…

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Statement by Premier Kathleen Wynne on the Occasion of Ukrainian Heritage Day in Ontario

Today, Ontario is celebrating Ukrainian Heritage Day. In her greeting, the Premier of Ontario, the Hon. Kathleen Wynne, stated, “The people of Ontario, along with other Canadians, have worked to help build a stable democracy and economy in Ukraine. Most recently, the Government of Ontario has taken steps to support the Ukrainian people as they…

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Flag-Rising Ceremony at Queen’s Park in Toronto Attracts Federal and Provincial Leaders

Toronto, August 24, 2017 – The Ukrainian Canadian community gathered for a Flag Raising Ceremony in honour of Ukraine’s 26th Anniversary of Independence. The Ukrainian Canadian community held a flag- raising ceremony in front of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario at Queen’s Park, Toronto on Thursday, August 24 at 12:00 noon in honour of the…

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Онтарійська Провінційна Рада КУК Вітає Лідерів Громади з Отриманням Відзнаки Президента України

На підставі Указа Президента України № 250/2017, за вагомий особистий внесок у зміцнення міжнародного авторитету Української держави, популяризацію її історичної спадщини і сучасних надбань, відзнакою Президента України – Хрестом Івана Мазепи були нагороджені: Тарас БАГРІЙ – президент Конґресу Українців Канади – Відділ Торонто Джон ГОЛЮК – Керівник ініціативи “Ukrainian Appeal” Конґресу Українців Канади Орест СТЕЦІВ…

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Greetings on Ukraine’s Independence Day

August 24, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress, its member organizations, provincial councils and local branches extend warm greetings to the Ukrainian Canadian community and all those celebrating the 26th anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence! On August 24, 1991, Ukraine’s Parliament, exercising the inviolable right of the Ukrainian people to self-determination, declared Ukraine an independent, indivisible,…

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Statement by Premier Kathleen Wynne on the 26 Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence

Honourable Kathleen Wynne, MPP, Premier of Ontario August 24, 2017   A PERSONAL MESSAGE FROM THE PREMIER On behalf of the Government of Ontario, I am delighted to extend warm greetings to all those commemorating the 26th anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence. As Ontarians, we take great pride in the special relationship that we share with…

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