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Paul Grod’s testimony to National Defence Committee, Oct 23, 2017

Paul Grod’s testimony to National Defence Committee, Oct 23, 2017 http://www.ourcommons.ca/DocumentViewer/en/42-1/NDDN/meeting-63/evidence


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October 2017 UCC Parliamentary Internship Report

October 2017 UCC Parliamentary Internship Report By Halyna Paliychuk   It’s hard to believe that its already been more than a month of working as an intern in the Parliament Hill office of Minister Chrystia Freeland, Member of Parliament for University – Rosedale.  I feel privileged to see up-close some historic Canadian events with my own eyes.  Recently I witnessed the installation ceremony for Canada’s new Governor General, the [&hellip


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Magnitsky Act now the Law of the Land!

Magnitsky Act now the Law of the Land!  October 19, 2017. OTTAWA. On October 18, S-226, the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law) received Royal Assent. The Sergei Magnitsky Law, sponsored by Senator Raynell Andreychuk, provides “for the taking of restrictive measures in respect of foreign nationals responsible for gross [&hellip


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Happy Canadian Multiculturalism Day 2017!

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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