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UCC STRONGLY CONDEMNS RUSSIA’S INVASION OF UKRAINE

UCC STRONGLY CONDEMNS RUSSIA’S INVASION OF UKRAINE
28 August 2014 -  Kyiv - The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the military invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation. Regular combat troops of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation have invaded southeastern Donetsk oblast, and Russian armor has moved into Novoazovsk, Donetsk oblast.
Speaking from Kyiv, Ukraine where the


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Statement by UCC President on Centenary of Canada’s First National Internment Operations

STATEMENT BY UCC NATIONAL PRESIDENT PAUL GROD AT
A CEREMONY COMMEMORATING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY
OF CANADA’S FIRST NATIONAL INTERNMENT OPERATIONS
ST. DEMETRIUS UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
TORONTO, ONTARIO
AUGUST 22, 2014
We have gathered here today on this historically symbolic day to remember those that suffered, were unjustly imprisoned, and those that died as a result of Canada’s First National Internment Operations


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100 Plaques to be unveiled across Canada tomorrow!

Media Advisory
 
August 21, 2014
ONE HUNDRED PLAQUES TO BE UNVEILED ACROSS CANADA
COMMEMORATING THE CENTENARY OF
CANADA’S FIRST NATIONAL INTERNMENT OPERATIONS
 
OTTAWA - One hundred years ago, thousands of Ukrainians and other Eastern Europeans were declared “enemy aliens” by Canada and imprisoned in 24 internment camps across Canada. Their only crime was where they had come from and not because


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REMINDER!!! SUPPORT BLACK RIBBON DAY COMMEMORATIONS

REMINDER!!!   
UCC SUPPORTS BLACK RIBBON DAY COMMEMORATIONS
 
Ottawa, Ontario - August 20, 2014 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress supports the Black Ribbon Day Commemorations organized by the Central and Eastern European Council of Canada, and encourages all Canadians to take part in the events.
 
The Central and Eastern European Council of Canada, representing 4 million Canadians of European heritage,


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CANADA COMMITS MILITARY SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE

CANADA COMMITS MILITARY SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE
Ottawa – 7 August 2014 - The Ukrainian Canadian Congress commends the Government of Canada for its commitment to send up to $5 million of military equipment to Ukraine. Canada has once again shown that it unequivocally supports the people of Ukraine in their brave struggle to defend the sovereignty and


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UCC SUPPORTS BLACK RIBBON DAY COMMEMORATIONS

UCC SUPPORTS BLACK RIBBON DAY COMMEMORATIONS
Ottawa, Ontario - August 7, 2014 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress supports the Black Ribbon Day Commemorations organized by the Central and Eastern European Council of Canada, and encourages its branches, provincial councils and member organizations to take part in the events.
The Central and Eastern European Council of Canada, representing 4


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Article: “Ukraine’s Ruslana, the voice of the people” [Globe & Mail]

Source:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/ukraines-ruslana-the-voice-of-the-people/article19927359/
KAT SIENIUC
The Globe and Mail (includes correction)

Published Tuesday, Aug. 05 2014, 9:04 PM EDT
Last updated Wednesday, Aug. 06 2014, 7:54 AM EDT

Ruslana Lyzhychko – known just as Ruslana to her fans – is one of the most famous pop stars in Ukraine. But rather than diamonds and gold chains draped around her neck, a Ukrainian flag hangs like a


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Children of War – YouTube Video

 
Published on Jul 28, 2014
In July 2014, The Nose travelled to Vorokhta, Ukraine, to visit a summer camp for orphans. In the wake of the Ukrainian crisis, the camp had opened its doors to children whose parents were fighting on the front line. We spoke to Help Us Help The Children, the charity behind the


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G-7 Leaders Statement on Ukraine

July 30, 2014
Ottawa, Ontario
We, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission, join in expressing our grave concern about Russia’s continued actions to undermine Ukraine’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence. We once again condemn Russia’s illegal


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STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA ANNOUNCING THE INTENT TO IMPOSE ADDITIONAL SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA

Ottawa, Ontario
29 July 2014
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement announcing that Canada intends to impose additional sanctions on Russia in concert with allies and partners:
“On July 24th, 2014, we announced strengthened sanctions on arms manufacturers and energy and financial entities with significant links to the Russian Government.
“In the wake of continued aggression


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