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Happy Canadian Multiculturalism Day 2017!   June 27, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian community joins all Canadians in celebrating Canadian Multiculturalism Day.   Multiculturalism stands as one of the key values that define the Canadian nation.. It is through multiculturalism that we celebrate and preserve both our unity as Canadians and our diverse traditions and [&hellip


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UCC Launches Parliamentary Internship Program

UCC Launches Parliamentary Internship Program  for Canadian Youth         June 15, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) today announced the renewal of the UCC Parliamentary Internship Program aimed at providing Ukrainian Canadian youth with meaningful political experience. UCC is pleased that the Ukrainian National Federation of Canada (UNF) is a founding [&hellip


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Arc of Memory Design Selected for the Memorial to the Victims of Communism

From the Department of Canadian Heritage OTTAWA, May 17, 2017 A significant step toward the realization of the Memorial to the Victims of Communism – Canada, a Land of Refuge, was taken today as Arif Virani, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage (Multiculturalism) and Member of Parliament (Parkdale–High Park), on behalf of the [&hellip


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Senator Andreychuk Marks The 31st Anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

Senator Andreychuk marks the 31st anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster Ottawa, Ontario – On April 26, 2017, Senator Raynell Andreychuk marked the 31st anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.   “Today, I call on all Canadians to join me in pausing to remember the victims of Chernobyl – one of the largest nuclear power [&hellip


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National Volunteer Week

  Thank You to Our Volunteers! #NVW2017   April 24, 2017.  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!   Since Ukrainians began immigrating to Canada over 125 [&hellip


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Canada’s Senate adopts Magnitsky Law

Canada’s Senate adopts Magnitsky Law UCC Calls for Swift Adoption in House of Commons  April 13, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the adoption by Canada’s Senate of the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law), introduced by Senator Raynell Andreychuk. The legislation was adopted by the Senate on [&hellip


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UCC Position SEMA Statutory Review

UCC Position SEMA Statutory Review


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SENATE ADOPTS SERGEI MAGNITSKY LAW

News Release from Senator Raynell Andreychuk   SENATE ADOPTS SERGEI MAGNITSKY LAW:  CALLING FOR STRENGTHENED MEASURES AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATORS Ottawa, ON – On April 11, 2017, the Senate of Canada adopted Bill S-226, the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law), a bill introduced by Senator Andreychuk. “Bill S-226 signals internationally [&hellip


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UCC President meets with Prime Minister Trudeau

April 5, 2017. OTTAWA. Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) National President Paul Grod met with the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau in Canada’s Parliament today. Prime Minister Trudeau and Grod discussed the recent extension of Operation UNIFIER, Canada’s military training mission in Ukraine; this week’s signing of the Canada-Ukraine Defence Cooperation Arrangement; [&hellip


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UCC Welcomes Signature of Canada-Ukraine Defence Cooperation Arrangement

UCC Welcomes Signature of Canada-Ukraine Defence Cooperation Arrangement Canada commits $3.85 million for demining efforts in Ukraine April 3, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes today’s signature of the Canada-Ukraine Defence Cooperation Arrangement. The Arrangement was signed by the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Canada’s Minister of National Defence, and General Stepan Poltorak, Ukraine’s [&hellip


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