Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17

Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 July 16 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) issued the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 On July 17, 2014, Russian-backed terrorists shot down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-17 flying over Russian-controlled, [&hellip


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UCC CONGRATULATES CANADA AND UKRAINE ON SIGNATURE OF HISTORIC TRADE DEAL

July 14, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates the Governments of Canada and Ukraine on the signature of the historic Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA). The Agreement was signed today in the presence of Prime Minister of Canada, the Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper and the Prime Minister of Ukraine, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, [&hellip


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UKRAINIAN CANADIAN COMMUNITY EXPRESSES HEARTFELT GRATITUDE TO THE BALTIC COMMUNITIES FOR THEIR STRONG SUPPORT OF UKRAINE

26 June, 2015 – TORONTO. The Ukrainian Canadian community expresses its heartfelt gratitude to the Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian Canadian communities for their strong support of Ukraine as the people of Ukraine bravely defend themselves against Russia’s brutal invasion. At an event in Toronto at the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ Lithuanian Church on [&hellip


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UCC ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER IVAN IWANIURA RECOGNIZED WITH PRESTIGIOUS RBC TOP 25 CANADIAN IMMIGRANTS AWARD

    24 June, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Ivan (John) Iwaniura on receiving the prestigious Royal Bank of Canada’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award. The RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award is an award recognizes inspirational immigrants who have come to Canada, achieved success and made a positive difference [&hellip


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Statement by Olena Koszarny, Chair of UCC Ukraine Advisory Council

Dear Friends, Last week was a week of which that both Canadians and Ukrainians should be very proud. On June 6, the Prime Minister of Canada officially visited Ukraine on his way to the G7 meetings in Germany, once against demonstrating that Canada stands firmly beside Ukraine. His statements clearly set forth Canada’s position: “I [&hellip


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GET DAD SOMETHING UNIQUE FOR FATHER’S DAY – – SAVE THE LIFE OF A UKRAINIAN SOLDIER

GET DAD SOMETHING UNIQUE FOR FATHER’S DAY – – SAVE THE LIFE OF A UKRAINIAN SOLDIER June 17, 2015 – OTTAWA. For Father’s Day this year, give your father a gift he will always remember. Save the life of a Ukrainian soldier on the battlefield.  In Ukraine, thousands of fathers will spend Father’s Day away [&hellip


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UCC PRESIDENT PARTICIPATES IN CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER’S DELEGATION TO UKRAINE

    UCC PRESIDENT PARTICIPATES IN UKRAINIAN WORLD CONGRESS MEETINGS WITH UKRAINIAN PRESIDENT AND HIGH RANKING MINISTERS AND OFFICIALS 12 June, 2015 – KYIV, UKRAINE – The National President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Paul Grod concluded a five-day working visit to Ukraine (June 6-June 10, 2015). Grod accompanied the Prime Minister of Canada, [&hellip


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Exclusive Interview with UCC President Paul Grod: ‘Putin needs to be exposed to his own people’

http://uatoday.tv/politics/paul-grod-ukrainian-canadian-congress-president-435677.html === Canada has been the staunchest pro-Ukrainian advocate on the international level, says Paul Grod  Ukraine Today talks to with Paul Grod, President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and Vice President of the Ukrainian World Congress.   “Canada has been Ukraine’s, I would say, steadfast supporter through the Maidan Revolution and now during this war [&hellip


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Op-Ed by Paul Grod UCC President: Canadian Values are Ukrainian Values

Canada stands among Ukraine’s greatest friends. Why Canada? It says as much about the challenges that Ukraine faces internationally as it does about the leadership of the Canadian government.                                                                                                                                                                                        PMO Photo: Jason Ransom In Ukraine last week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper shakes hands with Arseniy Yatsenyuk, prime minister of Ukraine, at a police [&hellip


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UCC WELCOMES PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA’S VISIT TO UKRAINE

June 1, 2015 – OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes today’s announcement that the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, will visit Ukraine on June 6, in advance of the G-7 Summit being held in Schloss Elmau, Germany,on June 7-8. Prime Minister Harper stated, “Canada continues to stand with the Ukrainian people [&hellip


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UCC CALLS ON FIFA TO REVOKE WORLD CUP FROM RUSSIA

27 May, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) calls on the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to revoke the hosting of the 2018 World Cup from the Russian Federation. The UCC launched a petition today to have Russia’s hosting privileges for the 2018 FIFA World Cup revoked. Please sign the petition [&hellip


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UCC DELEGATION CONCLUDES VISIT TO REGINA PARTICIPATES IN HOLODOMOR MONUMENT COMMEMORATION

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JqSBXwdsoo OTTAWA – May 19, 2015. Representatives of Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) National were hosted for 2 days of meetings in Regina by the organizing committee for next year’s 25th Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, UCC Saskatchewan Provincial Council, and UCC Regina. The delegation participated in the unveiling of a Holodomor monument “Bitter Memories of [&hellip


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