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Ambassador Waschuk Awarded Shevchenko Medal

UCC Tribute Gala to honour contributions to public service    January 15, 2020. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce that His Excellency Roman Waschuk, former Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine, will be awarded the Taras Shevchenko Medal for his outstanding contribution to public service. The Medal will be presented to [&hellip


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Apply today – UCC Parliamentary Internship Program

Apply today – UCC Parliamentary Internship Program Applications due January 19, 2020 December 19, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is very proud of our Parliamentary Internship Program, now entering its third year. By providing valuable opportunities for Ukrainian-Canadian recent university graduates to work on Parliament Hill, we are helping build the next generation [&hellip


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Top 10 Ukrainian Canadian News Stories of 2019

2019 was anоther eventful year for the Ukrainian Canadian community. As we reflect on the accomplishments of the passing year, and look forward to new opportunities in the new year, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress is pleased to present these highlights from the last year. Thank you for all your support! Happy New Year and See [&hellip


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International Human Rights Day 2019

International Human Rights Day – UCC supports Ukrainian political prisoners illegally jailed by Russia On December 10, the UCC National Office welcomed Dr. Serhiy Kvit, former Minister of Education of Ukraine and former President of the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.   On International Human Rights Day, Dr. Kvit and the UCC signed and sent postcards to Ukrainian [&hellip


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UCC Statement on conclusion of Normandy Format Summit

December 10, 2019. OTTAWA. Alexandra Chyczij, National President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) issued the following statement on the conclusion of the Normandy Format Summit in Paris on December 9: “The Ukrainian Canadian Congress closely followed the Normandy Format talks that took place in Paris on December 9.  President Zelenskyy reaffirmed that Ukraine wants [&hellip


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UCC responds to University of Alberta statement on the Holodomor

December.06.2019. In response to the statement issued today by the President of the University of Alberta, Alexandra Chyczij, National President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC), issued the following response:   “The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) recognizes the University of Alberta’s leading role in Canadian research on the Holodomor Famine-Genocide of 1932-33, particularly through the Canadian Institute of [&hellip


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How Ukrainian culture is thriving in francophone Lévis

“Українець народжується і народжується пісня…” On how Ukrainian culture is thriving in the francophone Lévis, QB На південному березі ріки Сент Лоуренс (St. Lawrence River) розкинулось мальовниче місто Леві. У цьому франкомовному містечку є частинка України – невелика, але згуртована громада, яка продовжує закохувати місцевих французів у нашу пісню, культуру, традиції.   Мені вдалось поспілкуватись [&hellip


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Call to Action: Holodomor Denial by University of Alberta Lecturer

This week University of Alberta students along with the Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union uncovered a series of public social media posts by Assistant Lecturer Dougal MacDonald that call the Holodomor a “myth” and a “lie”. To view some of these posts, please click here. Despite recognition of the Holodomor by the Canadian Parliament and provincial [&hellip


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Holodomor Memorial Day

November 22, 2019. OTTAWA. On Saturday, November 23, Canada commemorates National Holodomor Memorial Day. In 1932-33, the Ukrainian nation was condemned to death by starvation by the Soviet Communist regime of Joseph Stalin. Millions of men, women and children were murdered by the Communist regime during the Holodomor Famine-Genocide, because of the Ukrainian people’s aspiration [&hellip


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UCC statement on announcement of Canada’s Cabinet

Freeland appointed Deputy PM November 21, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Canada’s Cabinet Ministers who were sworn in yesterday at Rideau Hall. The UCC wishes Canada’s Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, and Canada’s Cabinet all success in their service to Canada and looks forward to continuing a productive and effective [&hellip


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