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UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES TO KOSZARNY FAMILY

OLENA KOSZARNY-SEMENIUK (ОЛЕНА КОШАРНА-СЕМЕНЮК) passed away peacefully July 17 at 12:28 pm at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.  She had just celebrated her 92nd birthday in her own home surrounded by family. Born in a village in Khryshtopivka, Ukraine on July 7, 1923, Olena lived a truly extraordinary life.  Thrown out of her home with her [&hellip


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Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17

Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 July 16 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) issued the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 On July 17, 2014, Russian-backed terrorists shot down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-17 flying over Russian-controlled, [&hellip


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“We Are All Ukrainians” [Huffington Post]

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/diane-m-francis/we-are-all-ukrainians_b_7781004.html Posted: 07/13/2015 4:57 pm EDT Updated: 07/13/2015 4:59 pm EDT The tale of two realities: an expensive motorcycle parked outside Tiffany’s in Lviv beside a memorial to a fallen hero in the War against Russia — Diane Francis My first visit to Ukraine was in February 1992 and the City of Kiev was gray, [&hellip


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“Canada inks ‘milestone’ free trade agreement with Ukraine” [ dailysabah.com ]

Source: http://www.dailysabah.com/europe/2015/07/14/canada-inks-milestone-free-trade-agreement-with-ukraine   Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper formally announced a “milestone” free trade agreement Tuesday with Ukraine, as its Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk visited Ottawa. The agreement, which still must be ratified by both nations’ parliaments, will be implemented as soon as possible, Harper said in a statement. With more than a million inhabitants [&hellip


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Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk meets with Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij in Ottawa

15 July 2015 MEDIA RELEASE Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk meets with Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij in Ottawa  On 14 July 2015 in Ottawa, Canada, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij. A range of topics were discussed related to the Memorandum of Cooperation between the Ukrainian World [&hellip


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UCC CONGRATULATES CANADA AND UKRAINE ON SIGNATURE OF HISTORIC TRADE DEAL

July 14, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates the Governments of Canada and Ukraine on the signature of the historic Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA). The Agreement was signed today in the presence of Prime Minister of Canada, the Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper and the Prime Minister of Ukraine, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, [&hellip


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UCC eNewsletter – July 2015

In this issue: UCC Extends Canada Day Greetings Poroshenko, UWC leaders discuss further actions to defend Ukraine’s interests worldwide EBRD head urges Ukrainian authorities to conduct bolder reforms, private creditors to restructure debt The President of Ukraine Meets with UWC Leadership Ukraine’s other war: The fight to heal soldiers’ bodies and minds The President of [&hellip


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UKRAINIAN CANADIAN NEUROLOGIST DR. JAMES RUTKA AWARDED ORDER OF CANADA

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN NEUROLOGIST DR. JAMES RUTKA AWARDED ORDER OF CANADA   OTTAWA – July 3, 2015.  On July 1, 2015, His Excellency the Right HonourableDavid Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced the appointment of Dr. James Rutka as an Officer (O.C.) of the Order of Canada. Dr. James Rutka, MD, PhD, FRCSC, is a neurosurgeon at [&hellip


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UKRAINIAN CANADIAN COMMUNITY EXPRESSES HEARTFELT GRATITUDE TO THE BALTIC COMMUNITIES FOR THEIR STRONG SUPPORT OF UKRAINE

26 June, 2015 – TORONTO. The Ukrainian Canadian community expresses its heartfelt gratitude to the Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian Canadian communities for their strong support of Ukraine as the people of Ukraine bravely defend themselves against Russia’s brutal invasion. At an event in Toronto at the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ Lithuanian Church on [&hellip


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UCC ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER IVAN IWANIURA RECOGNIZED WITH PRESTIGIOUS RBC TOP 25 CANADIAN IMMIGRANTS AWARD

    24 June, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Ivan (John) Iwaniura on receiving the prestigious Royal Bank of Canada’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award. The RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award is an award recognizes inspirational immigrants who have come to Canada, achieved success and made a positive difference [&hellip


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