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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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National Leadership Awards in Vancouver – October 2017

Three notable community leaders from British Columbia were recognized by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress at our National Leadership Dinner in Vancouver on Saturday October 14, 2017.   Ann Kvitka Kozak Ann Kvitka Kozak – Director of Svitanok Chorus. Svitanok Chorus of the Svitanok Performing Arts Society of British Columbia is an officially registered organization in Victoria, BC. It [&hellip


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UCC Holds Successful AGM in Vancouver

UCC Holds Successful AGM in Vancouver Defence Minister Sajjan Addresses Ukrainian community October 18, 2017. VANCOUVER, BC. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) held its Annual General Meeting and a meeting of its Board of Directors on October 13 through October 15 in Vancouver, BC. Community leaders and executive members from across the country gathered in [&hellip


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World Teachers’ Day Greeting

Дорогі освітяни! Прийміть вітання з нагоди Всесвітнього дня вчителя. Саме вчитель є основним джерелом знань для вихованців за шкільною партою. Вчитель виховує в своїх учнів почуття приналежності до їхньої культури та збереження традицій, що має особливе значення в навчальному і виховному процесі. Бажаємо, щоб кожного року Ваші класи наповнювалися дитячим гомоном та кожний наступний навчальний [&hellip


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House Adopts Magnitsky Act in Unanimous Vote!

House Adopts Magnitsky Act in Unanimous Vote! October 5, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the unanimous adoption of S-226, the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law) by Canada’s House of Commons on October 4. The Sergei Magnitsky Law, sponsored by Senator Raynell Andreychuk, provides “for the taking [&hellip


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Canada’s House of Commons – Third Reading of Magnitsky Act

  Canada’s House of Commons – Third Reading of Magnitsky Act October 3, 2017. OTTAWA. On October 2, third reading of S-226, Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law) commenced in the House of Commons. The following MPs spoke about the legislation: Mr. James Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman)   Mr. Kevin Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to [&hellip


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UCC Congratulates Jagmeet Singh on Election as Leader of Canada’s NDP

UCC Congratulates Jagmeet Singh on Election as Leader of Canada’s NDP October 3, 2017. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Mr. Jagmeet Singh on his election as the leader Canada’s New Democratic Party. Mr. Singh was elected leader on the first ballot on October 1. The UCC congratulates all the NDP leadership candidates for a [&hellip


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UCC congratulates Canada’s new Governor General

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress today welcomed Canada’s new Governor General, Her Excellency Julie Payette, and thanked the outgoing Governor General David Johnston for his exemplary years of service


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Ukraine to Open Consulate in Edmonton

Ukraine to Open Consulate in Edmonton September 29, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement by His Excellency Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine, that Ukraine will open a Consulate in Edmonton, Alberta. President Poroshenko made the announcement during his working visit to Canada on September 22. Speaking to the press following his [&hellip


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President of Ukraine Visits Canada

President of Ukraine Visits Canada to Support Invictus Games and Discuss Further Development of Canada-Ukraine Relationship  September 29, 2017. OTTAWA. His Excellency Petro Poroshenko made a working visit to Toronto on September 22-23 to support Ukraine’s Invictus Games team and discuss further steps in the close Canada-Ukraine bilateral relationship. President Poroshenko was joined by First [&hellip


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