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Nov 26, 2016, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Ukrainian Genocide Survivors To Be Honoured/

TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - The GTA's last two survivors of the 1932-1933 Holodomor, the famine –genocide of millions of Ukrainians by the Soviet regime led by Joseph Stalin, will be honoured at a ...


Nov 25, 2016, 09:43 ET Ukrainian Genocide Survivors To Be Honoured

TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2016 /CNW/ - The GTA's last two survivors of the 1932-1933 Holodomor, the famine –genocide of millions of Ukrainians by the Soviet regime led by Joseph Stalin, will be honoured at a ...


Nov 28, 2015, 08:00 ET /R-E-P-E-A-T -- Ukrainian Genocide Survivors To Be Honoured/

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - The GTA's last two survivors of the 1932-1933 Holodomor, the famine – genocide of millions of Ukrainians, will be honoured at a commemorative service in Mississauga on...


Nov 27, 2015, 21:41 ET Ukrainian Genocide Survivors To Be Honoured

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - The GTA's last two survivors of the 1932-1933 Holodomor, the famine – genocide of millions of Ukrainians, will be honoured at a commemorative service in Mississauga on...


Feb 18, 2014, 16:23 ET UCC Outraged at Return to Violence by Ukrainian Authorities

OTTAWA, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is outraged by the decision of the Ukrainian authorities to use deadly force against peaceful demonstrators today in Kyiv. The Ukrainian...


Jan 06, 2014, 13:53 ET Ukrainian Canadians Celebrate Christmas

OTTAWA, Jan. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Tonight as the first star appears in the sky, Ukrainian Canadian families will gather to celebrate Christmas Eve. Sviata Vecheria (the Christmas Eve Supper) is steeped in ...


Nov 22, 2013, 17:52 ET Jewish and Ukrainian Canadians Remember the Victims of the Holodomor in Soviet Ukraine

OTTAWA, Nov. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - In 1953, Raphael Lemkin, known as the father of the United Nations Convention on Genocide, described the 1932-1933 famine in Soviet Ukraine as a "classic example of...


Nov 18, 2013, 13:11 ET National Holodomor Awareness Week

Canadians mark the 80th anniversary of the Ukrainian Genocide OTTAWA, Nov. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - "The Ukrainian Famine was the crime of the century that nobody's ever heard of." Historian James Mace The...


Oct 31, 2013, 11:27 ET Jason Kenney, Thomas Mulcair and Justin Trudeau to Address Ukrainian Canadians in Toronto Nov 8th, 2013 at Weekend Congress.

TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - We are one week away from the 24th Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, which for the first time in 70 years will take place in Toronto. Organizers are preparing...


Apr 11, 2013, 20:21 ET 10th Anniversary of Asper Commitment: UCC calls upon Rights Museum to live up to commitment

WINNIPEG, April 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Ten years ago today, Dr. Israel Asper, made a commitment to the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) to feature the Holodomor and Canada's First National Internment...


Jan 04, 2013, 17:26 ET The Ukrainian Canadian Congress wishes all Ukrainian Canadians a joyous Ukrainian Christmas!

Christ is Born! Glorify Him! WINNIPEG, Jan. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - For Ukrainians, Christmas is one of the most important holidays of the year. Ukrainian Christmas festivities begin on Christmas Eve...


Nov 23, 2012, 17:43 ET Memorial service to remember victims of the Holodomor

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - On Saturday, November 24, National Holodomor Memorial Day, Ukrainians in the GTA will mark the 79th anniversary of the Ukrainian genocide. A 30-minute memorial...


Nov 22, 2012, 14:31 ET National Holodomor Awareness week underway in Canada

Canadians mark the 79th anniversary of the Ukrainian Genocide "The Ukrainian Famine was the crime of the century that nobody's ever heard of." - Historian James Mace WINNIPEG, Nov. 22, 2012 /CNW/ -...


Oct 26, 2012, 14:46 ET Watch Ukrainian Election Results - Exchange Local Insights and Ideas

Sunday, October 28, 2012 @ 2 PM Ukrainian National Federation Hall 145 Evans Avenue, Toronto, Ontario TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is pleased to participate with the ...


Apr 25, 2012, 13:39 ET Press release Re Yulia Tymoshenko beating and hunger strike in Kharkiv

WINNIPEG, April 24, 2012 /CNW/ - This morning Ukrainian Pravda in Kyiv carried the front page story of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko being beaten in her prison cell and forcibly removed...


Feb 24, 2012, 21:19 ET Statement by the Independent Medical Mission sent by the Government of Canada to Examine Ms. Yulia Tymoshenko

TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - At the present time media inquiries regarding the Canadian medical mission that examined Ms. Yulia Tymoshenko will be directed through Canada's Department of Foreign...


Jan 05, 2012, 17:15 ET Ukrainian Canadians begin Christmas Celebrations January 6, 2012

WINNIPEG, Jan. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Tomorrow as the first star appears in the evening sky, Ukrainian Canadian families will gather to celebrate Christmas Eve. Sviata Vecheria (the Christmas Eve Supper) is ...


Nov 26, 2010, 20:52 ET UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS URGES CANADIANS TO LIGHT A CANDLE IN MEMORY OF
1932-33 HOLODOMOR VICTIMS IN UKRAINE

WINNIPEG, Nov. 26 /CNW/ - Ukrainians around the world will mark Holodomor Remembrance Day on November 27, 2010 - the annual commemoration of the most tragic episode of Ukraine's history when Stalin's ...


Nov 26, 2010, 08:48 ET Media Alert - Toronto Holodomor (Ukrainian Genocide) Commemoration

TORONTO, Nov. 26 /CNW/ - What: The Ukrainian Canadian Congress of Toronto along with its member organizations is marking the 77Th anniversary of this tragedy with a requiem service and commemorative...


Oct 19, 2010, 18:26 ET Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Welcomes Visit by PM to Ukraine: UCC
Encourages Harper Government to Engage Ukraine on Key Issues

OTTAWA, Oct. 19 /CNW/ - The Ukrainian Canadian Congress welcomed the announcement that Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be participating in a multi-day visit to Ukraine including: Kyiv, the capital ...


Jun 02, 2010, 18:08 ET Quebec passes bill recognizing Holodomor as a genocide

QUEBEC, June 2 /CNW/ - Members of the Quebec's National Assembly today unanimously passed Bill 390 - An Act to proclaim Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (Holodomor) Memorial Day. The Bill, which was...


Jan 29, 2010, 16:44 ET Canadians Volunteer to Monitor Ukraine Election

WINNIPEG, Jan. 29 /CNW/ - As Ukraine prepares to go to the polls on February 7, 2010 to elect a new President, hundreds of Canadians are travelling this weekend to once again be present, working as...


Jan 15, 2010, 16:59 ET Canada announces observer mission to Ukraine

Ukrainian Canadians Welcome Announcement TORONTO, Jan. 15 /CNW/ - The Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF), and the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) today welcomed Prime Minister Harper's and Minister...


Jan 11, 2010, 18:09 ET Canadians Head to Ukraine as Election Observers

Awaiting Government Announcement for Larger Mission TORONTO, Jan. 11 /CNW/ - As Ukrainian Canadians across the country celebrated Christmas on January 7, 60 Canadian volunteers spent their holidays...


Jan 06, 2010, 11:16 ET Ukrainian Canadians begin their Christmas Celebrations

TORONTO, Jan. 6 /CNW/ - Tonight as the first star appears in the sky, Ukrainian Canadian families will gather to celebrate Christmas Eve. It is the climax of a six week Nativity Fast period called...