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2017 Holodomor Awareness Week

By Irka Mycak, Chair UCC National Holodomor Awareness Committee The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is launching the tenth annual National Holodomor Awareness Week November 20-26, 2017 to commemorate the 84th anniversary of the Holodomor – Famine Genocide of 1932-33.   As we gather this year, let us pay tribute to the victims of the Famine Genocide [&hellip


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1.36 Million Ukrainian Canadians identified in 2016 Census

Today’s census report on immigration and ethnocultural diversity showed that 1,359,655 Canadians self-identify as Ukrainian


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National Leadership Awards in Vancouver – October 2017

Three notable community leaders from British Columbia were recognized by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress at our National Leadership Dinner in Vancouver on Saturday October 14, 2017.   Ann Kvitka Kozak Ann Kvitka Kozak – Director of Svitanok Chorus. Svitanok Chorus of the Svitanok Performing Arts Society of British Columbia is an officially registered organization in Victoria, BC. It [&hellip


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UCC Holds Successful AGM in Vancouver

UCC Holds Successful AGM in Vancouver Defence Minister Sajjan Addresses Ukrainian community October 18, 2017. VANCOUVER, BC. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) held its Annual General Meeting and a meeting of its Board of Directors on October 13 through October 15 in Vancouver, BC. Community leaders and executive members from across the country gathered in [&hellip


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World Teachers’ Day Greeting

Дорогі освітяни! Прийміть вітання з нагоди Всесвітнього дня вчителя. Саме вчитель є основним джерелом знань для вихованців за шкільною партою. Вчитель виховує в своїх учнів почуття приналежності до їхньої культури та збереження традицій, що має особливе значення в навчальному і виховному процесі. Бажаємо, щоб кожного року Ваші класи наповнювалися дитячим гомоном та кожний наступний навчальний [&hellip


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Invictus Team Ukraine Arrives in Canada!

Invictus Team Ukraine Arrives in Canada! Ukrainian Canadian CAF Veteran Carries Invictus Ceremonial Flag   September 21, 2017. TORONTO. The Ukrainian Canadian community warmly welcomed Ukraine’s Invictus Team at Pearson International Airport today. The 2017 Invictus Games, held in Toronto, will mark Team Ukraine’s first participation in the international sports event for wounded veterans and [&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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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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