XXVII Triennial Congress to be held in Winnipeg in 2022
November 7, 2021. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, November 6 in an online format, with over seventy delegates and guests in attendance.
“The dedication and perseverance with which our Ukrainian Canadian community, organizations and volunteers from coast to coast have responded to the challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic has been inspiring,” stated Alexandra Chyczij, National President of the UCC. “Thank you to everyone whose support of the UCC makes our work possible.”
President Chyczij announced that Winnipeg, Manitoba will host the XXVII Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians in the fall of 2022. “Public health conditions permitting, we look forward to welcoming everyone in Winnipeg next year for what is sure to be an historic Triennial Congress!” added Chyczij.
President Chyczij’s report to the AGM focused on the Three Pillars of the UCC’s work: Developing our Ukrainian Canadian Community; Celebrating and Advancing our Ukrainian Canadian Identity; Supporting Ukraine. Her full report will be available online later this week.
Delegates also heard an update on the implementation of Resolutions from the XXVI Triennial Congress and a proposal to modernize the resolutions process, developed by UCC Saskatchewan Provincial Council President John Denysek, that will be used at the upcoming Congress.
The UCC’s community partners – the UCC Charitable and Educational Trust, the Canada-Ukraine Foundation, the Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko, and the Ukrainian World Congress – delivered reports to the delegates on their work in the past year.
The UCC AGM was chaired by Ann Szyptur and Cassian Soltykevych served as Secretary. Following the AGM, the preliminary results of the UCC’s 2021 Community Engagement Survey were presented, with more information will be published in the coming days.