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Russian hockey team greeted by anti-Putin protesters [The Toronto Star]

Source: http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2015/01/05/russian_hockey_team_greeted_by_antiputin_protesters.html Paul Grod, president of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, leads a protest outside the World Junior Hockey Championship in Toronto Monday night against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. By: Nicholas Keung Immigration reporter, Published on Mon Jan 05 2015 Protesters braved Monday’s deep freeze to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraineoutside the Air Canada Centre where the Russian team [&hellip


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SUPPORT THE UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS KOLIADA CAMPAIGN

SUPPORT THE UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS KOLIADA CAMPAIGN As we gather with our families and friends to celebrate the holidays, please accept my warmest wishes for a joyful and blessed New Year and Christmas season. May the New Year bring peace, health and happiness to you and your loved ones.  This past year saw many successes [&hellip


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MEDIA ADVISORY – New President of Canada’s only national coalition of ethnic groups vows to keep multiculturalism alive.

MEDIA ADVISORY New President of Canada’s only national coalition of ethnic groups  vows to keep multiculturalism alive.   Ottawa, December 23, 2014.   The Canadian Ethnocultural Council (CEC) held its Biennial General Meeting of members in Toronto on December 14, 2014. The newly elected President, Dominic Campione, a national past president of the National Congress of Italian [&hellip


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UCC eNewsletter – December 2014

In this Issue: Christmas Greeting from UCC President Paul Grod The Council of Ukrainian Credit Unions of Canada held AGM  Holodomor Commemorations held across Canada Ukrainian Canadian Community Commemorates the One Year Anniversary of Revolution of Dignity Former Russian PM Mikhail Kasyanov visits University of Ottawa Featured Ukrainian Canadian: Dr. Petro Potichnyj Tribute to Liberty [&hellip


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Ukrainian Winnipeggers rally on eve of minister visit to Kiev – CBC.ca

SOURCE: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/ukrainian-winnipeggers-rally-on-eve-of-minister-visit-to-kiev-1.2863875 Dozens of Ukrainian Winnipeggers gathered on the steps of the legislature Sunday night to mark the first anniversary of the Euromaidan–the civil unrest in Ukraine we saw last year. The rally was organized by Manitoba’s Ukrainian Canadian Congress.  “What we want to achieve by this is to bring attention to Canadians of the events in Ukraine over [&hellip


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Article: “Holodomor Film Good for Schools” [New Pathway]

Holodomor Film Good for Schools http://newpathway.ca/?p=2537   (From left) Lydia Falconer, Luba Goy, Ariadna Ochrymovych, Tamara Mischena Photo by Peter Warth Oksana Zakydalska, Toronto “If we want schools to teach about the Holodomor, we need to provide teachers with appropriate materials”, says Valentyna Kuryliw, Chair of the National Holodomor Education Committee of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress [&hellip


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UCC COMMEMORATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF UKRAINE’S REVOLUTION OF DIGNITY

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS COMMEMORATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF UKRAINE’S REVOLUTION OF DIGNITY 29 November – Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is commemorating the first anniversary of the Euromaidan movement in Ukraine. Peaceful protests, which began on 21 November, 2013, in response to former President Yanukovych’s decision to not sign the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, were [&hellip


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Together, We Made This Happen

TOGETHER, WE MADE THIS HAPPEN! Yesterday, the Government of Canada announced additional non-lethal support for the Ukrainian military in the form of thousands of winter jackets, pants, boots and gloves.  Canada is also providing secure telecommunications equipment, night and thermal vision devices, medical kits, a field hospital and other equipment that will save the lives [&hellip


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UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT OF CANADA’S ANNOUNCEMENT OF ADDITIONAL AID TO UKRAINE’S MILITARY

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT OF CANADA’S ANNOUNCEMENT OF ADDITIONAL AID TO UKRAINE’S MILITARY 26 November, 2014 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement by the Government of Canada on the provision of additional non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine’s military. Canada’s Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Rob Nicholson, today announced, “Our [&hellip


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