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  • UCC STRONGLY CONDEMNS RUSSIA’S INVASION OF UKRAINE

    UCC STRONGLY CONDEMNS RUSSIA’S INVASION OF UKRAINE
    28 August 2014 -  Kyiv - The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the military invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation. Regular combat troops of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation have invaded southeastern Donetsk oblast, and Russian armor has moved into Novoazovsk, Donetsk oblast.
    Speaking from Kyiv, Ukraine where the


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    Statement by UCC President on Centenary of Canada’s First National Internment Operations

    STATEMENT BY UCC NATIONAL PRESIDENT PAUL GROD AT
    A CEREMONY COMMEMORATING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY
    OF CANADA’S FIRST NATIONAL INTERNMENT OPERATIONS
    ST. DEMETRIUS UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
    TORONTO, ONTARIO
    AUGUST 22, 2014
    We have gathered here today on this historically symbolic day to remember those that suffered, were unjustly imprisoned, and those that died as a result of Canada’s First National Internment Operations


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    100 Plaques to be unveiled across Canada tomorrow!

    Media Advisory
     
    August 21, 2014
    ONE HUNDRED PLAQUES TO BE UNVEILED ACROSS CANADA
    COMMEMORATING THE CENTENARY OF
    CANADA’S FIRST NATIONAL INTERNMENT OPERATIONS
     
    OTTAWA - One hundred years ago, thousands of Ukrainians and other Eastern Europeans were declared “enemy aliens” by Canada and imprisoned in 24 internment camps across Canada. Their only crime was where they had come from and not because


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    REMINDER!!! SUPPORT BLACK RIBBON DAY COMMEMORATIONS

    REMINDER!!!   
    UCC SUPPORTS BLACK RIBBON DAY COMMEMORATIONS
     
    Ottawa, Ontario - August 20, 2014 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress supports the Black Ribbon Day Commemorations organized by the Central and Eastern European Council of Canada, and encourages all Canadians to take part in the events.
     
    The Central and Eastern European Council of Canada, representing 4 million Canadians of European heritage,


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    UCC SUPPORTS BLACK RIBBON DAY COMMEMORATIONS

    UCC SUPPORTS BLACK RIBBON DAY COMMEMORATIONS
    Ottawa, Ontario - August 7, 2014 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress supports the Black Ribbon Day Commemorations organized by the Central and Eastern European Council of Canada, and encourages its branches, provincial councils and member organizations to take part in the events.
    The Central and Eastern European Council of Canada, representing 4


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    UCC COMMENDS COORDINATED IMPOSITION OF SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA BY UKRAINE’S ALLIES

    UCC COMMENDS COORDINATED IMPOSITION OF SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA BY UKRAINE’S ALLIES
    OTAWA – July 29, 2014 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes today’s announcements by Canada, the United States and the states of the European Union on the imposition of additional sanctions against the Russian Federation. Canada’s Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, made


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    UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS CONDEMNS DOWNING OF MALAYSIAN PLANE OVER UKRAINE

    UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS CONDEMNS
    DOWNING OF MALAYSIAN PLANE OVER UKRAINE
     
    OTTAWA - JULY 17, 2014.  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress issued the following statement on the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH 17 over eastern Ukraine by Russian terrorists earlier today:
     
    “On behalf of the Ukrainian community in Canada, we offer our most sincere condolences to the families of the


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    UCC Condemns Russia’s Illegal Detention of Ukrainian Pilot

    UCC CONDEMNS RUSSIA’S ILLEGAL DETENTION OF UKRAINIAN PILOT
    July 11, 2014 - Ottawa - The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the Russian Federation’s illegal detention of Ukrainian armed forces pilot Nadia Savchenko and calls for her immediate release. Savchenko was taken hostage by Kremlin-backed mercenaries in eastern Ukraine in mid-June, and is now being held in detention in


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    Ukrainian Community Leaders Join Canada’s Trade Minister Ed Fast on Working Visit to Kyiv

    UKRAINIAN COMMUNITY LEADERS JOIN CANADA’S TRADE MINISTER ED FAST ON WORKING VISIT TO KYIV  
      
    July 10, 2014 - Kyiv, Ukraine. Canada’s Minister of International Trade has undertaken a 3 day (July 9-12) trade and development mission to Ukraine. He will be meeting with key Ukrainian Government officials, business groups and civil society with a view to expanding


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    UCC Welcomes Historic Signature of EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

    UCC WELCOMES HISTORIC SIGNATURE OF EU-UKRAINE ASSOCIATION AGREEMENT
     
    June 27, 2014. OTTAWA - The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes today’s signing of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine. The UCC also congratulates the people of Georgia and the Republic of Moldova for their signature of Association Agreements, which also took place today. The EU-Ukraine


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