Rally in Support of Nadiya Savchenko

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress - Manitoba Provincial Council organized a rally in support of Ukrainian pilot and member of parliament Nadiya Savchenko, who is currently in the fifth week of a hunger strike protesting her illegal detention by Russian authorities. 
This event took place on Monday January 26, 2015 in the Manitoba Provincial Legislative Building Rotunda beginning at 6:00 PM.

 

Follow the links below to see how local Winnipeg media covered the UCC-MPC rally in support of Nadiya Savchenko.


And photographs by Norbert Iwan.
Thanks to everyone who could make it out to the Legislative Building!
Слава Україні!

Ukrainian Canadian Congress - Manitoba Provincial Council

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) represents the Ukrainian Canadian community before the people and Government of Canada, promotes linkages with Ukraine and identifies and addresses the needs of the Ukrainian community in Canada to ensure its continued existence and development for the enhancement of Canada’s socio-cultural fabric.

 

Currently there are well over 1.2 million Canadians of Ukrainian background living in Canada. The Ukrainians first settled in Canada in1891 and have developed strong communities in every region of Canada. Today approximately 140,000 Ukrainian Canadians live in Manitoba.



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