CUFTA Enters Into Force

CUFTA Enters Into Force August 2, 2017. OTTAWA. The Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA) entered into force on August 1. The CUFTA opens a new chapter in relations between Canada and Ukraine. The CUFTA will significantly increase bilateral trade between Canada and Ukraine, to the benefit of the economies of both Canada and Ukraine. The [&hellip


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UCC Welcomes Parliamentary Intern for 2017

July 29, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce that Galyna (Halyna) Paliychuk has been selected as the UCC Parliamentary Intern for 2017. Ms. Paliychuk will work in Ottawa, assigned to work on Parliament Hill with Chrystia Freeland, Member of Parliament for University-Rosedale.  Her assignment in Ottawa starts in September for [&hellip


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Alberta Community Helps Deliver Firefighting Gear to Ukraine

Ukrainian community in Alberta helps deliver firefighting gear to Ukraine July 2017. EDMONTON, ALTA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) – Alberta Provincial Council assisted in the delivery of over 15,700 lbs of firefighting gear to Ukraine as part of the Firefighting Aid for Ukraine project. The equipment on its way to Ukraine consists of 657 [&hellip


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UCC Congratulates Lieutenant Colonel Joshua Kutryk on his selection as a Canadian Astronaut

UCC Congratulates Lieutenant Colonel Joshua Kutryk on his selection as a Canadian Astronaut  July 27, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) offered sincere congratulations to Lt. Col. Joshua Kutryk, a Ukrainian Canadian, on his selection as a Canadian astronaut. Lt. Col Kutryk and Dr. Jennifer Sidey were welcomed to Canada’s astronaut corps on July [&hellip


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Video: I am Invictus (Я – Нескорений)

  Я – Нескорений (I Am Invictus) is the new inspirational video from Invictus: Team Ukraine for the #MillionVoices Campaign. Check out the video above! «Мільйон голосів» — глобальний рух на підтримку учасників «Ігор Нескорених». Це спосіб сказати слова подяки воїнам, які пережили важкі випробування, захищаючи свою країну, але не втратили сили духу і залишились [&hellip


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UCC Congratulates Advisory Council Member George Myhal on Appointment to Order of Canada

UCC Congratulates Advisory Council Member George Myhal on Appointment to Order of Canada July 4, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Mr. George Myhal, C.M., member of the UCC Advisory Council, on his appointment as a Member of the Order of Canada. His Excellency, the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, [&hellip


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Happy Canadian Multiculturalism Day 2017!

Happy Canadian Multiculturalism Day 2017!   June 27, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian community joins all Canadians in celebrating Canadian Multiculturalism Day.   Multiculturalism stands as one of the key values that define the Canadian nation.. It is through multiculturalism that we celebrate and preserve both our unity as Canadians and our diverse traditions and [&hellip


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UCC Launches Parliamentary Internship Program

UCC Launches Parliamentary Internship Program  for Canadian Youth         June 15, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) today announced the renewal of the UCC Parliamentary Internship Program aimed at providing Ukrainian Canadian youth with meaningful political experience. UCC is pleased that the Ukrainian National Federation of Canada (UNF) is a founding [&hellip


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Invictus Games Ticket Launch Event – Support Ukrainian Team!

  За 100 днів розпочнуться #InvictusGames у Торонто. Не пропустіть нагоди підтримати українську збірну у Канаді! #IAM #IG2017 Where: Downtown Toronto’s Commerce Court, in the heart of the financial district. When: Thursday, June 15, 12:15 p.m. What: On the 100-day countdown to the 2017 Invictus Games, join us in the heart of the city to [&hellip


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CUFTA Granted Royal Assent

CUFTA Granted Royal Assent June 2, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the granting of Royal Assent to the act implementing the Canada Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA). The Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, signed the CUFTA Implementation Act (C-31) on June 1. “This historic agreement is a win-win for [&hellip


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UCC Mourns the Passing of His Beatitude Lubomyr Husar

UCC Mourns the Passing of His Beatitude Lubomyr Husar June 1, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian community joins Ukrainians around the world in mourning the passing of His Beatitude Lubomyr Husar, former Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. Cardinal Lubomyr Husar passed away on May 31. He was 85. “We express our deep sorrow [&hellip


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