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UCC and SUSK Welcome Connor Moen as New National Coordinator

August 15, 2016, Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) and the Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) are pleased to announce the appointment of Connor Moen as the new National Coordinator. Connor recently completed his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science at the University of Saskatchewan and will join the UCC staff in Ottawa on September [&hellip


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Russia’s Military Escalation – A Threat to Ukraine and Global Security

August 11, 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the Russian Federation’s military escalation, its aggressive, provocative statements, and continued refusal to honour a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. Large movements of Russian troops, tanks, artillery and other materiel into the occupied territories of Crimea and the Donbas over the last week have been [&hellip


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UCC Welcomes New CEO

Board of Directors appoints Ihor Hnatiw Michalchyshyn to lead Ukrainian Canadian Congress July 27,2016, Ottawa – Ukrainian Canadian Congress President Paul Grod is pleased to announce the appointment of Ihor Hnatiw Michalchyshyn as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress. In his new role which begins September 6, Mr. Michalchyshyn will [&hellip


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UCC Expresses Condolences on Passing of Professor Orest Subtelny

July 26, 2016. TORONTO. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) expresses its deep sorrow on the passing of Professor Orest Subtelny, a prominent Ukrainian Canadian academic and community leader. Professor Subtelny passed away on July 24 2016 in Toronto. He was 75. Professor Subtelny authored six books, including the seminal Ukraine: A History, published in 1988, [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Community Celebrates 125th Anniversary of Immigration to Canada at Pier 21 in Halifax – Ukrainian Canadian Community unveils plaque honouring five waves of Ukrainian immigration to Canada

    July 25. HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC), in cooperation with the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, the KULE Folklore Centre and the UCC Halifax-Dartmouth Branch celebrated the 125th Anniversary of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada at Pier 21 in Halifax on July 21. The celebrations featured the launch of the exhibit “Journey to Canada: Ukrainian Immigration Experiences [&hellip


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UCC Encourages Ukrainian Canadian Youth to Apply for Prime Minister’s Youth Council

    July 22, 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) encourages young members of our community, aged 16 to 24, to apply for the Prime Minister of Canada’s Youth Council. According to the Government of Canada, the Prime Minister’s Youth Council is “A body of young Canadians aged 16 to 24, who will provide [&hellip


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UCC 75th Anniversary Celebrations and Tour of Ambassador Shevchenko in Saskatchewan

June 15, 2016. REGINA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress’ (UCC) 75th anniversary celebrations continued with the official visit of Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada, His Excellency Andriy Shevchenko and UCC Interim Executive Director Olya Grod to the province of Saskatchewan on June 9-11. They met with government officials, academic, business and community leaders and Ukrainian students during [&hellip


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Thank You to Our Volunteers! Together We Keep Our Community Strong

11 April 2016. OTTAWA – As Canada celebrates National Volunteer Week, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) expresses heartfelt gratitude to our thousands of volunteers from coast to coast to coast of our great country. Together, we keep our Community Strong! This year, the theme of National Volunteer Week is Volunteers are the roots of strong [&hellip


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Camp Sokil is Hiring for 2016!

Camp Sokil is Hiring for 2016! Camp Sokil is hiring! Are you ready for a fun and challenging summer helping to create memories that will last a lifetime? We have recently launched a revamped summer program offering up to 6 weeks of employment throughout the summer. We’re currently looking for Life Guards, Councillors and a [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress Announces Leadership Transition

Ottawa, February 8, 2016 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) announced today that Taras Zalusky has resigned from his 6-year post as Executive Director and CEO. “The UCC wishes Taras all the best and we thank him for his efforts and achievements during the past 6 years,” said UCC President Paul Grod. “Taras is leaving [&hellip


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