Employment Opportunity: Summer Programming Coordinator

CAREER OPPORTUNITY Summer Programming Coordinator OVERVIEW: The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is seeking for an experienced individual to assist with development and implementation of the UCC summer programming, promotion and marketing, including extensive financial, procurement, project management and reporting responsibilities.   Term:  March 1, 2017 – September 30, 2017 (6 month term contract) Location: Ottawa, ON. [&hellip


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UCC Calls to Join #UnitedUkraine

  President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, joins #UnitedUkraine The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is joining the Ukrainian World Congress call to unite Ukrainians around the world and join the international #UnitedUkraine campaign, in the lead up to the anniversary of the historic Unification Act on 22 January 1919 which united Ukrainian territories into a sole, sovereign state. This [&hellip


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UCC Welcomes new Members of Canada’s Federal Cabinet

UCC Welcomes new Members of Canada’s Federal Cabinet UCC Calls for Unified Canadian Strategy to Deter Russian Aggression January 11, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates and expresses its sincere best wishes to Canada’s new Federal Ministers, who assumed their responsibilities yesterday: – the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs; – the [&hellip


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UCC Congratulates Chrystia Freeland on Appointment as Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs

UCC Congratulates Chrystia Freeland on Appointment as Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Chrystia Freeland, pictured, at the UCC XXV Triennial Congress January 10, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates the Honourable Chrystia Freeland on her appointment as Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced earlier today. Minister Freeland previously served as Canada’s Minister [&hellip


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Call to Action: Extend Government Military Training Mission to Ukraine

Call to Action: UCC Calls on Government of Canada to Extend Military Training Mission to Ukraine Canadian Instructor with Ukrainian soldiers during live-fire exercise, Starychi, Ukraine (Photo – Canada’s Department of National Defence) Canada’s military training mission in Ukraine (Operation UNIFIER) is scheduled to conclude on March 31, 2017.  Currently 200 Canadian Armed Forces personnel [&hellip


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UCC Launches #KoliadaCampaign

UCC Launches #KoliadaCampaign Each year, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) embarks on a fundraising campaign to support the leading voice of the Ukrainian community in Canada. We are a volunteer-driven organization which serve 1.3 million Ukrainian-Canadians, contributing to Canada’s rich multicultural fabric. We encourage you to participate in our online Koliada campaign and spread the warm holiday cheer. [&hellip


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UCC Board Concludes Successful Strategic Planning Session

UCC Board Concludes Successful Strategic Planning Session  December 16, 2016. On the weekend of December 3, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Board of Directors, along with special guests, gathered in Toronto to undertake a strategic planning session. The session focused on developing the resolutions set out by the recent UCC Triennial Congress as well as [&hellip


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CUFTA Implementation Legislation Unanimously Passes Second Reading

CUFTA Implementation Legislation Unanimously Passes Second Reading December 14, 2016. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress welcomes the unanimous vote on the second reading of the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Implementation Act, which took place yesterday in Canada’s House of Commons. Many Members of Parliament spoke on the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement and Canada-Ukraine relations. The full transcript [&hellip


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Ontario Legislature Commemorates 125th Anniversary of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada in Ontario Legislature

On Wednesday December 7, 2016 Members of the Provincial Parliament (MPP’s) from all parties delivered statements in the Legislature to celebrate 125 years of Ukrainian immigration to Canada.  Guests at the Ontario Legislature included leaders of many Ukrainian Canadian community organizations from across the province. Lida Narozniak, President of UCC Ontario Provincial Council, spoke on [&hellip


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UCC Expresses Condolences for Loss of Orest Rudzik

  December 13, 2016. OAKVILLE, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) expresses its deep sorrow on the passing of Orest Rudzik, community leader, lawyer and academic. Mr. Rudzik passed away suddenly in Oakville, on December 8. Orest was a highly active member of the Ukrainian community, becoming the President of the Ontario Ukrainian-Canadian Committee and [&hellip


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25th Anniversary of Canada’s Recognition of Ukraine’s Independence

25th Anniversary of Canada’s Recognition of Ukraine’s Independence December 2, 2016.  Ottawa.  Today marks the 25th anniversary of Canada’s recognition of Ukraine’s Independence. On December 1, 1991, the people of Ukraine were asked – “Do you support the Act of Declaration of the Independence of Ukraine?” as was adopted by Ukraine’s Parliament on August 24, [&hellip


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Holodomor Commemorated on Parliament Hill

Holodomor Commemorated on Parliament Hill Holodomor National Awareness Tour Visits Hill 30 November, 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress, in partnership with the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group and the Embassy of Ukraine in Canada, held a solemn commemoration in Canada’s Parliament to mark the 83rd anniversary of the Holodomor Famine-Genocide in Ukraine. In 1932-33 the [&hellip


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