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
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
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
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
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
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
The Ukrainian Canadian community is grateful for Canada’s unwavering support for the people of Ukraine. We welcome the recent visits to Ukraine by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Ministers John Baird and Rob Nicholson and many Parliamentarians over the past several months.
Ukrainian Canadian Congress President Paul Grod attends Inauguration
of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and
Meets with Key Political, Religious and Civil Society Leaders
June 7-12, 2014 – KYIV, UKRAINE.. The President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Mr. Paul Grod attended the swearing-in ceremony of the newly elected President of Ukraine, Mr. Petro Poroshenko at Ukraine’s Parliament (Verkhovna Rada).
Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing
11 June, 2014, 7PM Kyiv time
1. Kremlin-backed violence in Eastern Ukraine
The active phase of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in Donetsk and Luhansk continues. The Donetsk oblast State Administration reports that there is an ongoing battle between ATO forces and Kremlin-backed armed extremists near Slovyansk, as of 4:30 PM Kyiv time. Divisions within the so-called Donetsk
June 6, 2014 – OTTAWA—The Ukrainian Canadian Congress today marks the 70th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy by releasing the names of Ukrainian Canadians who gave their lives on 6 June 1944.
The UCC pays its respects to the memory of those Canadians who sacrificed their lives in the name of freedom. Among those who