Remembrance Day

November 11, 2019. OTTAWA. On November 11, 1918, after four years of war, the guns of Europe fell silent and peace returned to the continent. Today, Canadians from coast to coast to coast gather in their communities to honour the brave men and women who gave their lives so that we may live in freedom. [&hellip


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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


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Successful second day of XXVI Congress concludes

November 2, 2019. OTTAWA. Over 300 delegates and guests continued deliberations and discussions during the second day of the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, being held in Ottawa. The theme of the Congress – Share Your Vision, Build Our Future! – provides the inspiration for the gathering of representatives of Ukrainian Canadian organizations from [&hellip


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Successful first day of XXVI Triennial Congress concludes

November 1, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. Over 300 delegates and guests gathered in Ottawa for the opening of the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, and the first day of discussions and deliberations. The theme of the Congress – Share Your Vision, Build Our Future! – provides the inspiration for the gathering of representatives of Ukrainian [&hellip


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UCC to honour Roman Waschuk’s and Oksana Smerechuk’s service to Canada

UCC to honour Roman Waschuk’s and Oksana Smerechuk’s service to Canada   November 2, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce that His Excellency Roman Waschuk, outgoing Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine, will be honoured at a Tribute Dinner celebrating his distinguished career in public service in early February 2020 [&hellip


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British Columbia adopts Holodomor Memorial Act

October 30, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the adoption by the Legislative of British Columbia of Bill M225, Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (Holodomor) Memorial Day Act. The bill, introduced by BC Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver, MLA, passed third reading unanimously yesterday. Royal Assent is expected on Thursday. “Thank you to [&hellip


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