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  • Questions about Canada’s National Ballet Tour in Russia

    Questions about Canada’s National Ballet Tour in Russia UCC disappointed by National Ballet of Canada’s partnership with Gazprom, Russian government October 18, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is disappointed by the National Ballet of Canada’s partnership with Gazprom, Russia’s state gas monopoly, and Russia’s Ministry of Culture in the Context.Diana Vishneva ballet festival [&hellip


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    UCC statement on attack in Kerch, Russian-occupied Crimea

    UCC statement on attack in Kerch, Russian-occupied Crimea October 17, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is profoundly shocked by the news of an attack on a college in Kerch, in Russian-occupied Crimea. According to unconfirmed reports, 19 people were killed and over 30 injured when a student in the college detonated an explosive [&hellip


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    Historic decision on independence for Ukraine’s Orthodox Church

    Historic decision on independence for Ukraine’s Orthodox Church October 11, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) warmly welcomes the historic decision by the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate recognizing the right to independence of Ukraine’s Orthodox Church. “The decision announced by the Holy Synod has been awaited by millions of Ukrainian [&hellip


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    October 9 Statement on Australian organizations

    Ihor Michalchyshyn, UCC CEO issued the following statement today (October 9, 2018) “It’s come to our attention that a group called the Australian Ukrainian Congress is making claims to a connection with the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC).  We are not aware of this group or it’s leadership, and are concerned that they appear to be [&hellip


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    2018 National Leadership Dinner in Montreal

    Thank you for your interest in the 2018 National Leadership Dinner featuring guest speaker Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canada’s Minister of International Development. We’re pleased to let you know that all tickets for our event are sold and the event is sold-out. If you have any questions please call the UCC National Office at 613-232-


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    Parliamentary Internship: Bi-weekly Update from the Parliament Hill

    Larysa-Lubka Lewyckyj reports on her first 2 weeks at the MP’s office:  It’s been two weeks on the Hill so far, and I’ve begun to settle into my MP’s office. I’m working for Michael Levitt, a Liberal Member of Parliament in the York Centre riding in Toronto. I have an interest in foreign affairs, and this [&hellip


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    UCC calls on Canada’s MPs to stand up for Ukrainian political prisoners

    UCC calls on Canada’s MPs to stand up for Ukrainian political prisoners  September 18, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is calling on Canada’s Members of Parliament to take a strong stand in support of over 70 Ukrainian political prisoners illegally jailed by Russia. As the fall session of Parliament gets underway, today the [&hellip


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    Перший світовий форум українознавчих суботніх та недільних шкіл

    Освітяни Канади ділилися своїм досвідом із колегами з 36 країн світу Оксана Левицька Голова Національної Української Освітньої Ради КУК 17-22 серпня цього року у Львові відбувся Перший світовий форум українознавчих суботніх та недільних шкіл, організований з ініціативи Міжнародного інституту освіти, культури та зв’язків з діаспорою, директор пані Ірина Ключковська. Вперше в історії незалежної України відбувся [&hellip


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    Meet New Presidents of UCC Provincial Councils

    Recently, three Provincial Councils of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress elected new presidents. These are Mr. Bohdan Wynnyckyj for Ontario PC, Fr. Ihor Kutash for Quebec PC, and Ms. Joanne Lewandoski for Manitoba PC. Thank you for becoming part of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress! We wholeheartedly welcome our new leaders and would like to share their biographies with you [&hellip


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