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2018 Student Summer Jobs

UCC Student Summer Jobs (Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto)  Deadline to apply: Friday, May 11, 2018   UCC Summer Student Positions The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is seeking dynamic and highly motivated summer students with broad sets of skills to support the ongoing work of Canada’s national voice of the organized Ukrainian Canadian community in Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto. [&hellip


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UCC meets with Ukraine’s Foreign Minister

UCC meets with Ukraine’s Foreign Minister  On April 22, Ukrainian community leaders met with Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin in Toronto. Paul Grod, National President of the UCC, led the community delegation. Canada’s Ambassador to Ukraine, His Excellency Roman Waschuk, Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada, His Excellency Andriy Shevchenko, and Borys Wrzesnewskyj, (MP, Etobicoke-Centre) attended the [&hellip


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Commemorating the Anniversary of the Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla)

 Commemorating the Anniversary of the Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla) April 28, 2018. OTTAWA. April 28, 2018 marks the 71st anniversary of the beginning of the Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla), the forcible deportation by the Soviet-backed Polish government of Ukrainians from their ancestral lands in what is today eastern Poland. Ukrainians living in the Lemko, Boyko, Nadsianna, [&hellip


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Commemorating the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster

Commemorating the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster On April 26, the world commemorates the 32nd anniversary of the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster in Ukraine. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) asks all Canadians to pause today in remembrance of the thousands of victims of this terrible tragedy. On April 26, 1986, a reactor at the Chornobyl nuclear power plant [&hellip


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Ontario Trillium Foundation provides support to Holodomor National Awareness Tour

Ontario Trillium Foundation provides support to Holodomor National Awareness Tour April 23, 2018. TORONTO. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement by the Ontario Trillium Foundation of a grant of $750,000 to the Canada Ukraine Foundation to support the work of the Holodomor National Awareness Tour (HNAT) and the Holodomor Mobile Classroom (HMC). On [&hellip


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UCC statement on attack in Toronto

UCC statement on attack in Toronto April 24, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress expresses its deep condolences to all those who lost family and friends in the terrible attack in Toronto. May the Memory of the Victims be Eternal. Вічная Пам’ять. Yesterday, ten people were killed and fifteen injured in a deliberate and disgraceful [&hellip


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National Volunteer Week 2018

National Volunteer Week is a time to celebrate and thank Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers. From April 15-21, 2018 there will be events held across Canada to recognize the contributions of volunteers in our communities. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress would like to thank the many thousands of community volunteers who give of their time to make our [&hellip


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UCC expresses deep condolences on tragic accident in Saskatchewan

  April 10, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) joins all Canadians in mourning following the tragic bus crash that took place in Saskatchewan on April 6. The accident involved the Humboldt Broncos hockey team. We express our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the fifteen people who lost their lives in [&hellip


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April is Genocide Remembrance Month

CIJA, ANCC, UCC and the Humura Association Join Efforts in Marking Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month   Ottawa – This year, on the occasion of Genocide Awareness, Condemnation and Prevention Month, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, the Armenian National Committee of Canada, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Rwandan Humura Association are [&hellip


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Defenders of Ukraine Fund Update: Review of Applications Underway

March 13, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) expresses its gratitude to all the donors and supporters of the Defenders of Ukraine Fund, established together with the Canada-Ukraine Foundation (CUF). 78 applications have been received for financing of project through the Defenders of Ukraine Fund. The Defenders of Ukraine Fund, in the amount of $100,000, [&hellip


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