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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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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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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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UCC COMMENDS COORDINATED IMPOSITION OF SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA BY UKRAINE’S ALLIES

UCC COMMENDS COORDINATED IMPOSITION OF SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA BY UKRAINE’S ALLIES
OTAWA – July 29, 2014 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes today’s announcements by Canada, the United States and the states of the European Union on the imposition of additional sanctions against the Russian Federation. Canada’s Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, made


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STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA ANNOUNCING FURTHER SANCTIONS

This document is also available at http://pm.gc.ca
Date: July 24, 2014
For immediate release
 
STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA ANNOUNCING FURTHER SANCTIONS
 
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement announcing new economic sanctions and travel bans against Ukrainian individuals, as well as economic sanctions against Ukrainian entities and a broad range of entities related to various


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URGENT CALL TO ACTION! STOP TERRORISM IN UKRAINE!

CALL TO ACTION!
STOP TERRORISM IN UKRAINE!
 
The Ukrainian Canadian Congress calls on the Government of Canada to provide immediate support for Ukraine to stop Russian state-sponsored terrorism and illegal occupation of Ukraine.  We also call on all Parliamentarians to support this effort and to condemn the Russian Federation for its illegal invasion and occupation of sovereign


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Presentation at the Opening of Shevchenko Exhibition

Presentation at the Opening of Shevchenko Exhibition
Manitoba Legislature, 15 July 2014
 
Shevchenko has had his admirers in every generation. There are many stories of people identifying themselves as Ukrainians after reading him. Today, once more Ukrainian patriots are picking up his works and rereading them. Even those whose ethnic origins are not Ukrainian. Why is this?


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UCC Condemns Russia’s Illegal Detention of Ukrainian Pilot

UCC CONDEMNS RUSSIA’S ILLEGAL DETENTION OF UKRAINIAN PILOT
July 11, 2014 - Ottawa - The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the Russian Federation’s illegal detention of Ukrainian armed forces pilot Nadia Savchenko and calls for her immediate release. Savchenko was taken hostage by Kremlin-backed mercenaries in eastern Ukraine in mid-June, and is now being held in detention in


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