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Victory in Europe Day

Victory in Europe Day Today marks the 72nd anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day). On May 8, 1945, Nazi Germany surrendered unconditionally to the Western Allies and the Soviet Union. World War II in Europe, which had begun in 1939 with the Nazi-Soviet invasion and dismemberment of Poland, was ended. After more than [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Community Commemorates 70th Anniversary of Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla)

Ukrainian Canadian Community Commemorates 70th Anniversary of Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla) April 28, 2017. OTTAWA. April 28, 2017 marks the 70th 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 [&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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Ukrainian Canadian Congress Commemorates Anniversary of Chornobyl Disaster

Ukrainian Canadian Congress Commemorates Anniversary of Chornobyl Disaster April 26 2017, Ottawa.  Today the world commemorates the anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine. On April 26, 1986, a reactor at the Chornobyl power plant near Prypiat exploded and melted down. The disaster affected the lives of thousands of people in Ukraine and Belarus. [&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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UCC Summer Student position (Winnipeg)

UCC Summer Student Position: Research and Resource Management Assistant (Winnipeg) Full time hours ($12 hr for 9 weeks) starting as soon as possible The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated summer student with a broad set of skills to support the ongoing work of Canada’s national voice of the organized Ukrainian [&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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SENATE ADOPTS SERGEI MAGNITSKY LAW

News Release from Senator Raynell Andreychuk   SENATE ADOPTS SERGEI MAGNITSKY LAW:  CALLING FOR STRENGTHENED MEASURES AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATORS Ottawa, ON – On April 11, 2017, the Senate of Canada adopted Bill S-226, the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law), a bill introduced by Senator Andreychuk. “Bill S-226 signals internationally [&hellip


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2017 Spring Newsletter

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