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Statement on Armenian Genocide Memorial Day

April 24, 2019, Ottawa Ihor Michalchyshyn, UCC CEO today issued the following statement: “Today, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) joins the Armenian community in Canada and around the world to honour the memory of the victims of the Armenian genocide of 1915, a dark chapter in human history which must never be forgotten. “The UCC [&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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UCC statement on fire at Hamilton Ukrainian Cultural Centre

April 12, 2019 – The following statement was issued by UCC National President Alexandra Chyczij in response to the fire: This morning many of us woke up to the news that the Hamilton Ukrainian Cultural Centre had suffered a terrible fire overnight. While it is fortunate no one was injured, the building was devastated.  The [&hellip


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Voters Information – Президентські вибори – 2019

21 квітня 2019 року відбудеться повторне голосування на виборах Президента України Голосування на виборчій дільниці №900037 проводитиметься в приміщенні Посольства України в Канаді за адресою 310 Somerset Street West, Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 0J9, з 08 години до 20 години за місцевим часом. Для отримання виборчого бюлетеня потрібна особиста присутність виборця з чинним паспортом громадянина України для [&hellip


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UCC Celebrates National Volunteer Week 2019

Thank you to our volunteers! Celebrating National Volunteer Week 2019 April 8, 2019. As Canada celebrates National Volunteer Week, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) expresses heartfelt gratitude to all our tireless volunteers across the country.  Together, we keep our community strong! The theme of this year’s National Volunteer Week is ‘The volunteer factor – lifting [&hellip


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Ukraine Completes First Round of Presidential Elections 

Ukraine Completes First Round of Presidential Elections  April 1, 2019. OTTAWA.  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) was pleased that the Presidential elections in Ukraine on Sunday March 31, 2019 proceeded in a fair and free manner and met international standards for democratic elections.    “UCC was pleased to see voting take place in a peaceful atmosphere in Ukraine and at voting locations in [&hellip


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April 2019 Canada Newsletter

The April 2019 Monthly Canadian Newsletter, featuring articles, information and events from about the Ukrainian Canadian community


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CBC Radio Interview with UCC CEO – March 28, 2019

  March 28, 2019. Toronto’s Pearson International Airport is the latest travel hub to change the spelling of Ukraine’s capital from Russian to Ukrainian. Ihor Michalchyshyn, CEO of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, spoke about the larger #KyivNotKiev movement. https://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/here-and-now-toronto/segment/15682964?fbclid=IwAR3Pe7w8TmG4DW71ITLPI1jRfMW-cGAq9kI-ZlN7xzdNvgnDyqcY_14llf


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Coming Soon: UCC’s 2019 National Conference for Ukrainian Educators 

March 27, 2019. OTTAWA. The 2019 UCC National Conference for Ukrainian Educators will take place on May 23-25 in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.    This conference, co-organized by UCC’s National Education Committee and the Manitoba Parent’s for Ukrainian Education in collaboration with the Manitoba English-Ukrainian Bilingual Program and heritage language schools, and the UNF Ukrainian Schools Initiatives Committee, [&hellip


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