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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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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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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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Report on June 2017 working visit to Prairie provinces

Report on June 2017 working visit to Prairie provinces Ihor Michalchyshyn, CEO and Executive Director I was very pleased to recently undertake a working visit of the three prairie provinces.  It was an excellent opportunity to meet with community leaders to learn about their projects and to update them on the latest projects and priorities of UCC [&hellip


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Invictus Games Ticket Launch Event – Support Ukrainian Team!

  За 100 днів розпочнуться #InvictusGames у Торонто. Не пропустіть нагоди підтримати українську збірну у Канаді! #IAM #IG2017 Where: Downtown Toronto’s Commerce Court, in the heart of the financial district. When: Thursday, June 15, 12:15 p.m. What: On the 100-day countdown to the 2017 Invictus Games, join us in the heart of the city to [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Community Commemorates 70th Anniversary of Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla)

Ukrainian Canadian Community Commemorates 70th Anniversary of Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla) April 28, 2017. OTTAWA. April 28, 2017 marks the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Wisla Operation (Akcja Wisla), the forcible deportation by the Soviet-backed Polish government of Ukrainians from their ancestral lands in what is today eastern Poland. Ukrainians living in the [&hellip


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Bitter Harvest Premieres in Canada

March 1, 2017. OTTAWA. The feature-film Bitter Harvest, which is based on the events of the Holodomor Famine-Genocide, 1932-33 in Ukraine, premiered in Canada at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa on February 28. Bitter Harvest takes place in Ukraine during the Holodomor – the Genocide perpetrated against the Ukrainian people by Soviet dictator Joseph [&hellip


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UCC Invictus Organizing Committee update on Team Ukraine

UCC Invictus Organizing Committee update on Team Ukraine February 1, 2017. KYIV. Tryouts for Ukraine’s Invictus Games team were held on January 28th in Kyiv for Ukrainian armed forces veterans.  The Invictus Games will take place in Toronto in Sept 2017. The Invictus Games are an international sports competition in which wounded, ill and injured military [&hellip


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UCC Board Concludes Successful Strategic Planning Session

UCC Board Concludes Successful Strategic Planning Session  December 16, 2016. On the weekend of December 3, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Board of Directors, along with special guests, gathered in Toronto to undertake a strategic planning session. The session focused on developing the resolutions set out by the recent UCC Triennial Congress as well as [&hellip


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