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UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS EXPRESSES DEEP SADNESS ON PASSING OF DR. JOHN SKRYPUCH

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. John Skrypuch, former President of UCC Brantford Branch. We ask God to remember him and all of Dr. Skrypuch’s family during this difficult time and to grant John eternal life in His Heavenly home. Dr. John Skrypuch May 3, 1922 – [&hellip


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UWC urges UN Commission on the Status of Women to demand the immediate release of Nadiya Savchenko

26 October 2015 MEDIA RELEASE UWC urges UN Commission on the Status of Women to demand the immediate release of Nadiya Savchenko On 25 October 2015 the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) issued a statement appealing to the UN Commission on the Status of Women to demand the immediate release by Russian authorities of Ukrainian citizen [&hellip


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Конґрес Українців Канади з приємністю вітає Лесю Спольську як Директора Розвитку

Леся родом зі Львова, свої перші роки у Канаді провела у Калґарі, a пізніше в Оттаві й Торонто. Познайомившись з унікальною українсько-канадською громадою, яка об’єднує українців Канади різних поколінь, стала активною учасницею життя цієї спільноти. Підтримку та відданість українській громаді Канади Леся продемонструвала своєю волентерською роботою у багатьох ділянках. Леся євіце-президентом Оттавського відділі КУК та [&hellip


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UKRAINIAN DIASPORA LEADERS GATHER TO PLAN SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE

Ukrainian diaspora leaders at the Unity for Ukraine Rally in Madrid, Spain 18 September 2015 – Madrid, Spain – Representatives of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) participated in the Annual General Meeting of the Ukrainian World Congress, held on 11-13 September in Madrid, Spain. “The UWC Annual General Meeting was an important opportunity for the [&hellip


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UCC RELEASES 2015 FEDERAL ELECTION QUESTIONNAIRE FOR PARTY LEADERS AND CANDIDATES

September 11, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) today released surveys to Canada’s political party leaders and candidates contesting the 2015 Federal Election in Canada, in order to find out where the parties stand on issues of importance to the Ukrainian Canadian community. The surveys were sent to party leaders and candidates [&hellip


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UCC eNewsletter – September 2015

In this issue: UCC Strongly Condemns Sentencing in Russia’s Sentsov/Kolchenko case Featured Ukrainian Canadian: In Memoriam Yaroslaw Czolij (1932-2015) Black Ribbon Day Commemorations 2015 Paul Yuzyk Awards 2015 UCC Annual General Meeting on September 25-27 in Ottawa Upcoming Ukrainian Festivals Call for Volunteers Thanking our Corporate Sponsors   UCC Strongly Condemns Sentencing in Russia’s Sentsov/Kolchenko [&hellip


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Statement by Liberal Party of Canada Leader Justin Trudeau on Ukraine’s Independence Day

http://www.liberal.ca/statement-by-liberal-party-of-canada-leader-justin-trudeau-on-ukraines-independence-day/ August 24, 2015 BELLEVILLE, ON – The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Ukraine’s Independence Day: “This week, I join Ukrainians in Canada and around the world in celebration of the 24th anniversary of Ukrainian independence. Canada and Ukraine share a special relationship, with more [&hellip


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UCC ENCOURAGES ALL CANADIANS TO PARTICIPATE IN BLACK RIBBON DAY COMMEMORATIONS

August 18, 2015 – Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) encourages all Canadians to take part in Black Ribbon Day Commemoration events being held across the country. Organized by the Central and Eastern European Council (CEEC), locations have been announced for the 2015 National Black Ribbon Day Commemorations. The CEEC represents the interests of [&hellip


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UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES TO KOSZARNY FAMILY

OLENA KOSZARNY-SEMENIUK (ОЛЕНА КОШАРНА-СЕМЕНЮК) passed away peacefully July 17 at 12:28 pm at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.  She had just celebrated her 92nd birthday in her own home surrounded by family. Born in a village in Khryshtopivka, Ukraine on July 7, 1923, Olena lived a truly extraordinary life.  Thrown out of her home with her [&hellip


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Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17

Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 July 16 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) issued the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 On July 17, 2014, Russian-backed terrorists shot down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-17 flying over Russian-controlled, [&hellip


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