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STAMPS COMMEMORATING 100th ANNIVERSARY OF CANADA’S FIRST INTERNMENT OPERATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

16 December 2014 – Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce that a stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of Canada’s First National Internment Operations is available for purchase.
 
During the First World War, thousands of Canadians, many of them of Ukrainian heritage, were designated “enemy aliens” and incarcerated under the War Measures


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Ukrainian Winnipeggers rally on eve of minister visit to Kiev – CBC.ca

SOURCE: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/ukrainian-winnipeggers-rally-on-eve-of-minister-visit-to-kiev-1.2863875
Dozens of Ukrainian Winnipeggers gathered on the steps of the legislature Sunday night to mark the first anniversary of the Euromaidan–the civil unrest in Ukraine we saw last year.
The rally was organized by Manitoba’s Ukrainian Canadian Congress. 
“What we want to achieve by this is to bring attention to Canadians of the events in Ukraine over the year. Lots


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“Sincere Thank you to Canada for assisting Ukrainian Army” [Video]

Nadia Choir from Boyarka (town outside Kyiv) came to Canadian Embassy with homemade goodies and slogans to sing traditional Ukrainian songs for Canadian assistance to Ukrainian military and chant Glory to Canada


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Ukrainian lawyers organize to help situation back home [lawtimesnews.com]

SOURCE:http://www.lawtimesnews.com/201412014353/headline-news/ukrainian-lawyers-organize-to-help-situation-back-home
The Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association is alive once again with a renewed purpose of helping out with the situation in Ukraine. The revival of the association last week, which faded away after its creation in the early 1990s, comes at a critical time for Ukraine, a country that remains in crisis after the ouster of


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Article: “Holodomor Film Good for Schools” [New Pathway]

Holodomor Film Good for Schools
http://newpathway.ca/?p=2537
 

(From left) Lydia Falconer, Luba Goy, Ariadna Ochrymovych, Tamara Mischena Photo by Peter Warth
Oksana Zakydalska, Toronto
“If we want schools to teach about the Holodomor, we need to provide teachers with appropriate materials”, says Valentyna Kuryliw, Chair of the National Holodomor Education Committee of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC). With the cooperation of


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UCC COMMEMORATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF UKRAINE’S REVOLUTION OF DIGNITY

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS COMMEMORATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF UKRAINE’S REVOLUTION OF DIGNITY
29 November – Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is commemorating the first anniversary of the Euromaidan movement in Ukraine.
Peaceful protests, which began on 21 November, 2013, in response to former President Yanukovych’s decision to not sign the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, were met with


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Together, We Made This Happen

TOGETHER, WE MADE THIS HAPPEN!
Yesterday, the Government of Canada announced additional non-lethal support for the Ukrainian military in the form of thousands of winter jackets, pants, boots and gloves.  Canada is also providing secure telecommunications equipment, night and thermal vision devices, medical kits, a field hospital and other equipment that will save the lives of


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UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT OF CANADA’S ANNOUNCEMENT OF ADDITIONAL AID TO UKRAINE’S MILITARY

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT OF CANADA’S ANNOUNCEMENT OF ADDITIONAL AID TO UKRAINE’S MILITARY
26 November, 2014 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement by the Government of Canada on the provision of additional non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine’s military.
Canada’s Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Rob Nicholson, today announced,
“Our Government is committed


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Commemoration of Holodomor Memorial Week at the Ontario Legislature

Commemoration of Holodomor Memorial Week at the Ontario Legislature

On November 17, 2014, Mr. Yvan Baker, MPP for Etobicoke-Center, invited the Ukrainian Canadian Congress’ National Holodomor Education Committee to join him as special guests in the Ontario Legislature for the start of Holodomor Education Week. During the parliamentary session Mr. Baker commemorated the 81st anniversary of


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