Op-Ed by President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Paul Grod

In Support of the TSO
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra was justified – if not morally obliged – in cancelling Ms. Valentina Lisitsa’s performances this week in Toronto.
Weaved throughout Ms. Lisitsa’s Twitter feed are numerous examples of her deeply offensive comments aimed primarily against Ukrainians but also targeting Jews, Poles, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.  Ms.


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UCC CONGRATULATES RUSLANA WRZESNEWSKYJ ON RECEIVING CARING CANADIAN AWARD FROM GOVERNOR GENERAL

 

OTTAWA – APRIL 14, 2015.  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Ms. Ruslana Wrzesnewskyj on being awarded the “Caring Canadian Award” by Governor General of Canada, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, at a ceremony at Rideau Hall today.
“On behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian community, I am pleased to congratulate Ruslana Wrzesnewskyj on receiving


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UCC APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ANNOUNCEMENT OF TRAINING FOR UKRAINIAN SOLDIERS

UCC APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ANNOUNCEMENT OF

TRAINING FOR UKRAINIAN SOLDIERS
OTTAWA – 14 April, 2015 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) applauds today’s announcement by the Government of Canada to provide training to Ukraine’s military.

Prime Minister of Canada, the Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper announced today that:
“Canada will be deploying approximately 200 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel to Ukraine


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UCC APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ANNOUNCEMENT OF TRAINING FOR UKRAINIAN SOLDIERS

OTTAWA – 14 April, 2015 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) applauds today’s announcement by the Government of Canada to provide training to Ukraine’s military.
Prime Minister of Canada, the Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper announced today that:
“Canada will be deploying approximately 200 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel to Ukraine until March 31, 2017, to develop and


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UCC LAUNCHES CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR NATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD

UCC LAUNCHES CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR
NATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD
April 9, 2015 – Ottawa – Today, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) announced its call for nominations for qualified individuals for the UCC National Leadership Award.
“The UCC National Leadership Award recognizes outstanding contribution, dedication to the Ukrainian Canadian community and service to Canada and Ukraine,” stated UCC National President Paul


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UCC President’s Easter Message

President’s Easter Message
Dear Friends,
For all of us, Easter brings with it renewal and the promise of new opportunities and successes. As we celebrate the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ with our loved ones, we remember and honour those who have sacrificed so much for Ukraine’s freedom, and we pray that peace may soon return


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UCC WELCOMES UKRAINIAN MINISTER OF AGRARIAN POLICY AND FOOD TO CANADA

March 30, 2015 – OTTAWA AND TORONTO– The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomed the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Mr. Oleksiy Pavlenko and Deputy Minister Vladyslava Rutytska during their official visit to Canada from March 26 to March 28, 2015.
On March 26, Minister Pavlenko met with Canada’s Minister of International Trade, the


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