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UCC Discusses Key Issues with Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Welcomes New Ukrainian Ambassador

15 December, 2015 – OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) met with Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Stéphane Dion in Ottawa yesterday to discuss key issues of importance to our community. The UCC delegation, which included UCC National President Paul Grod, UCC Director of Government Relations Paul Migus, UCC Ottawa President Yaroslav Baran, [&hellip


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Ukrainian Students’ Club commemorate the Holodomor

Source: http://thefulcrum.ca/arts/ukrainian-students-club-commemorate-the-holodomor/ Club holds event for famine-genocide remembrance The University of Ottawa Ukrainian Students’ Club (SUSK Ottawa) hosted an event in the Alumni Auditorium on Nov. 24, featuring a historical exhibit, speakers, and a documentary film to commemorate the Ukrainian famine-genocide of 1932-33, called the Holodomor. The students in SUSK Ottawa felt that the commemoration was [&hellip


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UCC eNewsletter – December 2015

In this issue: First Star I See Tonight: Ukrainian Christmas Traditions by Orysia Tracz Holodomor Awareness Week Holodomor Commemorated on Parliament Hill – National Holodomor Awareness Tour Inaugurated on Parliament Hill Ukrainians around the world unite with Ukraine in commemorating 82nd anniversary of the Holodomor Manitoba Ukrainian Groups receive International Awards Featured Ukrainian Canadian: Nazariy Demkowicz [&hellip


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UCC CONGRATULATES RUSLANA WRZESNEWSKYJ AND ANDY COTTRELL ON RECEIVING MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL FROM GOVERNOR GENERAL

December 11, 2015 – OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Ruslana Wrzesnewskyj and Andy Cottrell on receiving the prestigious Meritorious Service Medal from the Governor General of Canada, His Excellency the Rt. Hon. David Johnston, at Rideau Hall today. Ms. Wrzesnewskyj and Mr. Cottrell received the Medal for initiating Help Us Help the Children, [&hellip


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Statement by the Official Opposition and the Conservative Party of Canada at Commemoration of the Holodomor in Parliament

Thank you for the opportunity to bring greetings on behalf of the Official Opposition and the Conservative Party of Canada ‎Tonight is a solemn occasion to mark and more importantly to remember and bear witness to the Holodomor. As you have already heard, the Holodomor was an unconscionable event in human history–a genocide conducted by [&hellip


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HOLODOMOR COMMEMORATED ON PARLIAMENT HILL – National Holodomor Awareness Tour Inaugurated on Parliament Hill

December 9, 2015 – OTTAWA. Yesterday, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Embassy of Ukraine in Canada held a solemn commemoration to mark the 82nd anniversary the 1932-33 Holodomor in Ukraine on Parliament Hill. The Holodomor, which means death by starvation, refers to the 1932-33 Famine-Genocide, where millions of Ukrainians were deliberately starved to death [&hellip


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SENATOR ANDREYCHUK CALLS FOR THE RELEASE OF UKRAINIAN POLITICAL PRISONERS IN RUSSIA

Release Date: 7 December 2015 For immediate release SENATOR ANDREYCHUK CALLS FOR THE RELEASE OF UKRAINIAN POLITICAL PRISONERS IN RUSSIA Senator Andreychuk reacted with concern to recent reports that the appeals of two Ukrainian activists were rejected by the Russian Supreme Court on November 24, 2015. Mr. Oleg Sentsov and Mr. Oleksandr Kolchenko have been [&hellip


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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Holodomor Memorial Day

November 28, 2015 Valletta, Malta The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on Holodomor Memorial Day: “One of the darkest chapters of human history, the Holodomor, occurred over eighty years ago between 1932 and 1933. The Holodomor was the systemic and horrific genocide of millions of Ukrainians by a totalitarian Soviet regime. [&hellip


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UCC Saskatchewan e-Bulletin for 2015 November 27

  e-Бюлетень Published by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Saskatchewan Provincial Council, Inc.     27 November 2015 Vol. 12 № 22 (240) 27 листопада 2015 р. 125th Anniversary of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada (1891-2016) UCC Unveils Logo… (media release) | Description of the Logo Design | About the Artist КУК представив логотип… (прес-реліз) | Пояснення [&hellip


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