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Black Ribbon Day 2019

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) encourages all Canadians to take part in Black Ribbon Day Commemoration events being held across the country. Events commemorating Black Ribbon Day are being organized by the Central and Eastern European Council, which represents the interests of 4 million Canadians of Central and Eastern European descent. For information on events [&hellip


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Holodomor National Awareness Tour Schedule

August 1               – Truro, NC – Rath Eastlink Community Centre 9 a.m.-5 p.m. August 2, 3          – Sydney, NS – locations pending August 4               – Sydney, NS – Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Church, 49 West Street – 10a.m. – 1p.m. August 5               – New Glasgow, NS – Pictou County Wellness Centre, 2-2756 Westville Rd. – [&hellip


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Ukrainian Independence Day Celebrations 2019

Every year, the Ukrainian community in Canada celebrates Ukrainian Independence Day. Below, we have provided you with the list of events in your province! Events are sorted according to their commencement date. To get more information on the particular event, please right click on the corresponding picture to view the image in its entirety. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– [&hellip


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Happy belated 90th birthday to our loyal donor and supporter Maria Harasym

Happy belated 90th birthday to our loyal donor and supporter Maria Harasym Mrs. Harasym was born in the Kalush region of Ukraine and came to Canada with her husband Wasyl in 1952. While in her new home she raised her 3 children and generously volunteered in our community earning her recognition and an award from [&hellip


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Quebec Provincial Council Elects New President

  Michael Shwec was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec.  He is a longtime member of CYM – Montreal Branch, and was its President for several years.  He has also occupied the position of Vice-President and Treasurer of the CYM Canada National Executive.  Michael is married to Lesia Prystupa.  Together, they are raising four children; [&hellip


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Happy Birthday to Father Patrick Powalinsky our long-time supporter and a member of the UCC-National President’s Club

Happy Birthday to Father Patrick Powalinsky our long-time supporter and a member of the UCC-National President’s Club. Father Patrick was born in Saskatchewan. He received a Bachelor of Theology at St. Andrew’s College in Winnipeg, and a Bachelor of Arts at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, TX. He worked as a pastor in Calgary, Alberta, [&hellip


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To the Shores of Freedom Plaque Unveiling in Halifax

On May 25th, 2019, The League of Ukrainian Canadian Women (LUCW), in partnership with the League of Ukrainian Canadians (LUC), hosted To the Shores of Freedom –a Plaque Unveiling Ceremony & Tribute Program at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax, NS. The Shores of Freedom Fund at BCU Foundation donated $10,000 to the Canadian Museum [&hellip


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XXVI Triennial Congress Program Announced

Share Your Vision – Build Our Future! XXVI Triennial Congress Program Announced  May 27, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) announces the program of plenary sessions and workshops for the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, which will be held in our nation’s capital, Ottawa on November 1-3, 2019. “We have a rich [&hellip


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