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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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    UCC Applauds Announcement of Additional Canadian Support for Ukraine

    May 12, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) applauds the announcement by Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Rob Nicholson, of additional support by Canada to Ukraine. Visiting Ukraine on 11-12 May, Minister Nicholson met with President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pavlo Klimkin. [&hellip


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    UCC Statement on the Occasion of the 70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day

    UCC Statement on the Occasion of the 70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day  8 May, 2015 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress issued the following statement on the occasion of the70th anniversary of V-E Day. Today marks the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day. In 2004, the United Nations General Assembly declared 8-9 May [&hellip


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    Ukrainian Canadian Congress Welcomes Additional Support for Ukraine

    May 4, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the recent announcement of significant new support provided to Ukraine by the Government of Canada.  On April 28, the Honourable Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, announced in Kyiv the “Partnership for Local Economic Development and Governance Project,” valued at up to $19.7 [&hellip


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    Canadian House of Commons Holds Debate on Situation in Ukraine

    OTTAWA – APRIL 30, 2015.  Canada’s House of Commons held a 4 hour “take-note” debate on the situation in Ukraine last night in which over 30 members of Parliament participated, including 4 members of the federal cabinet (the Hon. Rob Nicholson, M.P., P.C., Minister of Foreign Affairs; the Hon. Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence; [&hellip


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    VIRA SAVCHENKO VISITS CANADA TO RAISE AWARENESS OF ILLEGAL IMPRISONMENT OF HER SISTER BY RUSSIA

    29 April, 2015 – Toronto/Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomed Vira Savchenko, sister of illegally imprisoned Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, to Canada.  Vira Savchenko was in Canada to raise awareness of the illegal arrest and imprisonment of her sister Nadiya by Russian authorities. While in Canada, she participated in the International Roundtable discussion [&hellip


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    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 [&hellip


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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 [&hellip


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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 [&hellip


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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 [&hellip


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