UCC Condemns Russia’s Imprisonment of Crimean Tatar Leader Akhtem Chiygoz

UCC Condemns Russia’s Imprisonment of Crimean Tatar Leader Akhtem Chiygoz September 12, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns Russia’s politically-motivated imprisonment of Crimean Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz. Chiygoz, the deputy leader of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People (national representative assembly) was sentenced to eight years imprisonment by the Russian “authorities” [&hellip


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UCC Thrilled to Confirm President Petro Poroshenko’s Participation in Invictus Gala

September 9, 2017. TORONTO. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress, together with The Embassy of Ukraine to Canada, is thrilled to officially confirm that Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine, will participate in the upcoming Invictus Games: Team Ukraine Gala. The 2017 Invictus Games, held in Toronto, will mark Team Ukraine’s first time participating in the sports league [&hellip


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You are Invited: Invictus Gala

The Invictus Games are less than a month away! On September 23-30, the city of Toronto will host the soldiers and veterans from around the world and celebrate along with them their invincible spirit. For the first time, Team Ukraine will be participating in the Games!  Venues have been set across Toronto, extra events for soldiers and their families [&hellip


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UCC Expresses Gratitude to the late Irena Bubniuk

UCC Expresses gratitude to the late Irena Bubniuk and her family for generous bequest of Steinway Grand Piano     The Ukrainian Canadian Congress would like to express its warmest gratitude to the late Irena Bubniuk and her family for bequeathing her prized Steinway Grand Piano to the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) and our community. [&hellip


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Greetings on Ukraine’s Independence Day

Greetings on Ukraine’s Independence Day August 24, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress, its member organizations, provincial councils and local branches extend warm greetings to the Ukrainian Canadian community and all those celebrating the 26th anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence! On August 24, 1991, Ukraine’s Parliament, exercising the inviolable right of the Ukrainian people to self-determination, [&hellip


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Hill 70 Centennial Commemoration

100th Anniversary of the Battle of Hill 70  Hill 70 Memorial, Konowal Walk opened to public     August 23, 2017. Loos-en-Gohelle, France. The Centennial Commemoration of the Battle of Hill 70 took place at the Hill 70 Memorial Park in Loos-en-Gohelle, France on August 22. The Hill 70 Memorial Park was officially opened to [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Community Commemorates Black Ribbon Day

Ukrainian Canadian Community Commemorates Black Ribbon Day August 23, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) encourages all Canadians to take part in Black Ribbon Day Commemoration events being held across the country. These events are organized by the Central and Eastern European Council (CEEC), which represents the interests of 4 million Canadians of Central [&hellip


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CUFTA Enters Into Force

CUFTA Enters Into Force August 2, 2017. OTTAWA. The Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA) entered into force on August 1. The CUFTA opens a new chapter in relations between Canada and Ukraine. The CUFTA will significantly increase bilateral trade between Canada and Ukraine, to the benefit of the economies of both Canada and Ukraine. The [&hellip


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UCC Welcomes Parliamentary Intern for 2017

July 29, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce that Galyna (Halyna) Paliychuk has been selected as the UCC Parliamentary Intern for 2017. Ms. Paliychuk will work in Ottawa, assigned to work on Parliament Hill with Chrystia Freeland, Member of Parliament for University-Rosedale.  Her assignment in Ottawa starts in September for [&hellip


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Alberta Community Helps Deliver Firefighting Gear to Ukraine

Ukrainian community in Alberta helps deliver firefighting gear to Ukraine July 2017. EDMONTON, ALTA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) – Alberta Provincial Council assisted in the delivery of over 15,700 lbs of firefighting gear to Ukraine as part of the Firefighting Aid for Ukraine project. The equipment on its way to Ukraine consists of 657 [&hellip


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UCC Congratulates Lieutenant Colonel Joshua Kutryk on his selection as a Canadian Astronaut

UCC Congratulates Lieutenant Colonel Joshua Kutryk on his selection as a Canadian Astronaut  July 27, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) offered sincere congratulations to Lt. Col. Joshua Kutryk, a Ukrainian Canadian, on his selection as a Canadian astronaut. Lt. Col Kutryk and Dr. Jennifer Sidey were welcomed to Canada’s astronaut corps on July [&hellip


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Video: I am Invictus (Я – Нескорений)

  Я – Нескорений (I Am Invictus) is the new inspirational video from Invictus: Team Ukraine for the #MillionVoices Campaign. Check out the video above! «Мільйон голосів» — глобальний рух на підтримку учасників «Ігор Нескорених». Це спосіб сказати слова подяки воїнам, які пережили важкі випробування, захищаючи свою країну, але не втратили сили духу і залишились [&hellip


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