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Statements on 25th Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence

Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P.,  Prime Minister of Canada August 24, 2016 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence: “Today, we join the Ukrainian community—here in Canada and around the world—to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence. “Canada [&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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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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Prime Minister Trudeau Concludes Historic Visit to Ukraine – Announces Additional Canadian Support for Ukraine

July 13, 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates the Prime Minister of Canada, The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, on his historic visit to Ukraine, which took place July 10-12, and welcomes the announcement of additional Canadian support for Ukraine. Prime Minister Trudeau and President Poroshenko at Official Welcoming Ceremony, Kyiv Prime Minister Trudeau [&hellip


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UCC Welcomes Signature of Historic Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement

July 11, 2016. KYIV. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes today’s signature of the historic Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA), which launches a new chapter in relations between Canada and Ukraine. The CUFTA was signed during the official visit to Ukraine of Canada’s Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, taking place July 11-12. “The [&hellip


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Senator Andreychuk calls for increased international support for Ukraine at NATO meeting

Earlier this month, Senator Raynell Andreychuk travelled to Kyiv in her capacity as Co-Chair of the Ukraine-NATO Interparliamentary Council (UNIC) to meet with parliamentarians from NATO’s 28 member and partner countries to discuss the ongoing security and reform challenges facing Ukraine. Together with the UNIC Co-Chair, Verkhovna Rada Deputy Speaker Andriy Parubiy, Senator Andreychuk welcomed [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Community Celebrates Canadian Multiculturalism Day

June 27, 2016 – OTTAWA. “I am pleased to bring greetings to all Canadians on this Multiculturalism Day,” stated Paul Grod, National President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC).  “Multiculturalism has become one of the most fundamental values that defines Canada as a nation, and the Ukrainian Canadian community feels very proud to have been [&hellip


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UCC Applauds Successful Canada-Ukraine Business Forum, Welcomes Announcement of Prime Minister’s Trudeau Trip to Ukraine

June 24, 2016. TORONTO. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) applauds the successful Canada-Ukraine Business Forum, held in Toronto on June 20, and welcomes the announcement of the official visit to Ukraine by the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, which will take place on July 11-12. The Canada-Ukraine Business Forum, organized by [&hellip


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