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UCC DELEGATION CONCLUDES VISIT TO REGINA PARTICIPATES IN HOLODOMOR MONUMENT COMMEMORATION

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JqSBXwdsoo OTTAWA – May 19, 2015. Representatives of Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) National were hosted for 2 days of meetings in Regina by the organizing committee for next year’s 25th Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, UCC Saskatchewan Provincial Council, and UCC Regina. The delegation participated in the unveiling of a Holodomor monument “Bitter Memories of [&hellip


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UCC Applauds Announcement of Additional Canadian Support for Ukraine

May 12, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) applauds the announcement by Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Rob Nicholson, of additional support by Canada to Ukraine. Visiting Ukraine on 11-12 May, Minister Nicholson met with President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pavlo Klimkin. [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress Welcomes Additional Support for Ukraine

May 4, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the recent announcement of significant new support provided to Ukraine by the Government of Canada.  On April 28, the Honourable Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, announced in Kyiv the “Partnership for Local Economic Development and Governance Project,” valued at up to $19.7 [&hellip


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Canadian House of Commons Holds Debate on Situation in Ukraine

OTTAWA – APRIL 30, 2015.  Canada’s House of Commons held a 4 hour “take-note” debate on the situation in Ukraine last night in which over 30 members of Parliament participated, including 4 members of the federal cabinet (the Hon. Rob Nicholson, M.P., P.C., Minister of Foreign Affairs; the Hon. Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence; [&hellip


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VIRA SAVCHENKO VISITS CANADA TO RAISE AWARENESS OF ILLEGAL IMPRISONMENT OF HER SISTER BY RUSSIA

29 April, 2015 – Toronto/Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomed Vira Savchenko, sister of illegally imprisoned Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, to Canada.  Vira Savchenko was in Canada to raise awareness of the illegal arrest and imprisonment of her sister Nadiya by Russian authorities. While in Canada, she participated in the International Roundtable discussion [&hellip


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UCC APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ANNOUNCEMENT OF TRAINING FOR UKRAINIAN SOLDIERS

UCC APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ANNOUNCEMENT OF TRAINING FOR UKRAINIAN SOLDIERS OTTAWA – 14 April, 2015 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) applauds today’s announcement by the Government of Canada to provide training to Ukraine’s military. Prime Minister of Canada, the Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper announced today that: “Canada will be deploying approximately 200 Canadian Armed Forces [&hellip


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UCC APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ANNOUNCEMENT OF TRAINING FOR UKRAINIAN SOLDIERS

OTTAWA – 14 April, 2015 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) applauds today’s announcement by the Government of Canada to provide training to Ukraine’s military. Prime Minister of Canada, the Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper announced today that: “Canada will be deploying approximately 200 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel to Ukraine until March 31, 2017, to [&hellip


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UCC WELCOMES UKRAINIAN MINISTER OF AGRARIAN POLICY AND FOOD TO CANADA

March 30, 2015 – OTTAWA AND TORONTO– The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomed the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Mr. Oleksiy Pavlenko and Deputy Minister Vladyslava Rutytska during their official visit to Canada from March 26 to March 28, 2015. On March 26, Minister Pavlenko met with Canada’s Minister of International Trade, [&hellip


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Canada Announces Official Signing of Second $200-Million Loan to Ukraine

March 27, 2015 – Toronto, Ontario – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today met with Oleksiy Pavlenko, Ukraine’s Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food, Member of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. Canada announced the official signing of the disbursement [&hellip


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UCC APPLAUDS APPROVAL BY HOUSE OF COMMONS FOR MAGNITSKY TYPE SANCTIONS AGAINST PUTIN REGIME

UCC APPLAUDS APPROVAL BY HOUSE OF COMMONS FOR MAGNITSKY TYPE SANCTIONS AGAINST PUTIN REGIME   OTTAWA – MARCH 26, 2015.  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress commends the unanimous adoption by the House of Commons yesterday of a motion by the Honourable Irwin Cotler, M.P., to implement sanctions against human rights abusers.  The so-called Magnitsky sanctions mirror those implemented [&hellip


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