UCC appalled by desecration of St. Volodymyr Monument in Winnipeg

UCC appalled by desecration of St. Volodymyr Monument in Winnipeg  May 23, 2019. WINNIPEG, MB. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is appalled by the disgraceful desecration of the monument to St. Volodymyr the Great in Winnipeg. Early yesterday morning, the head of St. Volodymyr the Great and the cross he held in his hand were [&hellip


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Day of Remembrance of the Genocide of the Crimean Tatar People

May 18, 2019. Seventy-five years ago, Joseph Stalin issued an order to deport the entire population of the Crimean Tatar People from Crimea. On this day, which is recognized as the Day of Remembrance of the Genocide of the Crimean Tatar People the Ukrainian Canadian community stands with the Crimean Tatar People in mourning, grief [&hellip


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Join Vyshyvanka Day Celebrations Across Canada!

Join us in celebrating Vyshyvanka Day, held traditionally on the third Thursday of May every spring, by wearing a Ukrainian embroidered shirt. Vyshyvanka Day is intended to unite all Ukrainians over the world, regardless of religion, language, or their place of residence. In past years, there have been many celebrations in our communities across Canada! This year the [&hellip


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Victory in Europe Day

  Today marks the 74th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day). On May 8, 1945, Nazi Germany surrendered unconditionally to the Western Allies and the Soviet Union. World War II in Europe, which had begun in 1939 with the Nazi-Soviet invasion and dismemberment of Poland, was ended. After more than five years of [&hellip


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UCC May 2019 Newsletter

Our team has worked hard on selecting stories to include, as so many important things are happening in our communities across Canada every day! We are excited to share our May newsletter! Inside you’ll find: – UCC Community Priorities Survey – Updates from Montreal, Edmonton, Halifax, and Saskatchewan – Triennial Congress Registration…and much more!   [&hellip


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Crimean Tatar Deportation Memorial Day – Register here

CRIMEAN TATAR DEPORTATION COMMEMORATION DAY     On May 18 the world recognizes a- oppression and the mass deportation of the Crimean Tatars by Stalin regime that caused death of hundreds of thousands of innocent people. To commemorate that day and to honour the memory of the victims, the City Hall of Edmonton will raise [&hellip


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UCC Community Priorities Survey

Ottawa, ON – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is seeking input from the Ukrainian Canadian community on a range of policy options through an online survey launched today: www.ucc.ca/yourvoice. As a thank you, all participants who complete the survey will be entered to win one of two $50 gift cards. “With 2019 being an election year for the federal government in [&hellip


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Free and fair elections confirm Ukraine’s strong commitment to democracy

Free and fair elections confirm Ukraine’s strong commitment to democracy   April 22, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Ukraine’s President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy on his victory in yesterday’s Presidential Election. International observers recognized the election as free and fair. The results of the election reflect the will of the Ukrainian people. “I congratulate [&hellip


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Registration Open for XXVI Triennial Congress!!

Registration Open for XXVI Triennial Congress!!   June 30 Early Bird Registration Deadline! April 10, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress today opened delegate registration for the XXVI Triennial Congress, taking place November 1-3, 2019 in Ottawa. UCC Triennial Congress Registration Site “This is a very important event for the Ukrainian Canadian community, it is [&hellip


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