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2017 Holodomor Commemoration on Parliament Hill

November 21, 2017. OTTAWA. On November 20, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group and the Embassy of Ukraine in Canada held a well-attended, solemn commemoration in Canada’s Parliament to mark the 84th anniversary of the Holodomor Famine-Genocide. In 1932-33, the totalitarian Soviet regime of dictator Joseph Stalin sentenced the Ukrainian nation to [&hellip


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Photo Gallery – Holodomor Commemoration on Parliament Hill

Full gallery of Members of Parliament and community leaders gathering for the 2017 Holodomor Awareness Week to commemorate the famine-genocide orchestrated by the Soviet regime


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Call to Action: Canada’s opportunity to restore peace in Ukraine!

For more than three years Russia has waged a war of aggression against Ukraine, which has left over 10,000 dead, 23,000 wounded and 1.5 million people internally displaced.   UCC President Paul Grod will be in Vancouver at the 2017 UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial Conference.  This will be an important opportunity to raise the issue of a possible UN [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Community Commemorates Remembrance Day

Ukrainian Canadian Community Commemorates Remembrance Day November 11, 2017. OTTAWA. On November 11, 1918, at 11 am, the guns of Europe fell silent and peace returned to the continent after four years of war. Each year on this date, Canadians gather from coast to coast to honour the brave men and women who fought with [&hellip


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Paul Grod’s testimony to National Defence Committee, Oct 23, 2017

Paul Grod’s testimony to National Defence Committee, Oct 23, 2017 http://www.ourcommons.ca/DocumentViewer/en/42-1/NDDN/meeting-63/evidence


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Site Unveiled for Canada’s Memorial to the Victims of Communism

Site Unveiled for Canada’s Memorial to the Victims of Communism Ukrainian Canadian Congress announces $25,000 contribution to Memorial November 3, 2017. OTTAWA. On November 2, 2017, the dedication of the site for Canada’s Memorial to the Victims of Communism – Canada, Land of Refuge took place in Ottawa. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) announced a contribution of [&hellip


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October 2017 UCC Parliamentary Internship Report

October 2017 UCC Parliamentary Internship Report By Halyna Paliychuk   It’s hard to believe that its already been more than a month of working as an intern in the Parliament Hill office of Minister Chrystia Freeland, Member of Parliament for University – Rosedale.  I feel privileged to see up-close some historic Canadian events with my own eyes.  Recently I witnessed the installation ceremony for Canada’s new Governor General, the [&hellip


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October 28: National Internment Commemoration Day

October 28th is National Internment Commemoration Day in Canada. Follow the Canada First World War Internment Recognition Fund (CFWWIRF) for more information


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Community Development Workshops

  Digital Communications & Social Media Cassian Soltykevych (UCC National Executive) and Connor Moen (UCC/SUSK National Coordinator)   Advocacy & Government Relations Ihor Michalchyshyn (UCC CEO/Executive Director) and Markian Shwec (UCC Toronto)


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