Honouring the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred

On February 20, Ukraine and Ukrainians around the world mark the Day of Commemoration of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred (Небесна Сотня).  In the fall of 2013, the Ukrainian people took to the streets in protest against the authoritarian, corrupt regime of former president Victor Yanukovych. This movement known as the Revolution of Dignity [&hellip


Continue Reading »

Russian forces attack Ukrainian positions

February 18, 2020. OTTAWA, ON. Early this morning, Russian forces launched attacks on Ukrainian positions near Zolote, Luhansk oblast. According to reports from the Ukrainian military, Ukrainian forces repelled the attacks and held their positions. According to the Ukrainian military, one Ukrainian soldier was killed and five Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action. The Ukrainian [&hellip


Continue Reading »

Ukrainian Canadian community honours Roman Waschuk and Oksana Smerechuk

February 11, 2020. TORONTO, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) honoured Roman Waschuk, former Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine and his spouse Oksana Smerechuk for their contributions to public service and Canada-Ukraine relations at a special Tribute Gala in Toronto on February 1. Due to the generosity of our sponsors and supporters, $100,000 was raised to [&hellip


Continue Reading »

Oleh Sentsov visits Canada, calls for more pressure on Russia

February 5, 2020. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomed Ukrainian filmmaker and former political prisoner of the Russian regime Oleh Sentsov to Canada this week. For over five years, Mr. Sentsov was illegally imprisoned by the Russian regime for his support of Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty and because of his opposition to [&hellip


Continue Reading »

Resolutions adopted by the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians

The XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, held in Ottawa November 1-3, 2019, adopted a series of resolutions which will guide the work of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) for the next three years. Over 250 delegates from Ukrainian Canadian organizations and communities across Canada participated in the work of the 26th Triennial Congress. The [&hellip


Continue Reading »

Historic Triennial Congress sets direction for Ukrainian community in Canada

November 4, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. Yesterday, the historic XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians concluded in Ottawa. The Congress set the direction and elected the leadership of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) for the next three years. Alexandra Chyczij was unanimously re-elected President of the UCC. Chyczij thanked the newly-elected UCC Board of Directors for [&hellip


Continue Reading »


facebook YouTube Channel Instagram twitter RSS Feed