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UCC Welcomes Additional Support by Canada for Ukraine

UCC WELCOMES ADDITIONAL SUPPORT BY CANADA FOR UKRAINE   L-R: Lenna Koszarny (Head of UCC Ukraine Advisory Council); Emma Turos (Executive Director, CUCC); Zenon Poticzny (President CUCC); Minister Ed Fast; Roman Sawycky, Roman Tatarsky (Members of UCC Ukraine Advisory Council); Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Waschuk    26 January, 2015 – Ottawa – The Ukrainian [&hellip


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Call to Action: Stop Putin’s war against Ukraine!

Stop Putin’s war against Ukraine! Dear community leaders, activists, and peace loving Canadians. Today the OSCE confirmed that Putin’s proxies and Russian troops fired multiple rockets into the center of Ukraine’s city of Mariupol. This is the latest in a series of murderous attacks on civilians by these terrorists. It is obvious that Putin is [&hellip


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UCC APPALLED BY BRUTAL ATTACK ON CIVILIANS BY KREMLIN-BACKED TERRORISTS

UCC APPALLED BY BRUTAL ATTACK ON CIVILIANS BY KREMLIN-BACKED TERRORISTS CALL TO ACTION! 24 January, 2015 – Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is appalled by the brutal and unprovoked attack on civilians today in Mariupol, Donetsk oblast, by terrorists armed, trained and actively supported by Russia’s military. The Kremlin-backed terrorists indiscriminately shelled residential areas of [&hellip


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Rally in Support of Ukrainian POW Nadiya Savchenko

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Manitoba Provincial Council is organizing a rally in support of Ukrainian pilot and member of parliament Nadiya Savchenko, who is currently in the fifth week of a hunger strike protesting her illegal detention by Russian authorities. This event will take place on Monday January 26, 2015 in the Manitoba Provincial [&hellip


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UCC Statement on Day of Unity of Ukraine

UCC Statement on Day of Unity of Ukraine 22 January 2015 – Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) issued the following statement on the anniversary of the Day of Unity (День Соборності) of Ukraine: “The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) greets Ukrainians the world over on this anniversary of the Day of Unity of Ukraine. On [&hellip


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UKRAINIAN CANADIAN COMMUNITY CAROLS AT STORNOWAY

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN COMMUNITY CAROLS AT STORNOWAY    January 16, 2015 – OTTAWA – Celebrating the Ukrainian Christmas season (Julian calendar January 7th to 19th),   members of Ottawa’s Ukrainian Canadian community performed a series of Ukrainian Christmas carols at Stornoway, residence of the Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition on January 15.     On a cold winters’ evening, the [&hellip


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CALL TO ACTION! UCC CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF NADIYA SAVCHENKO

CALL TO ACTION! UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS CALLS ON RUSSIA TO IMMEDIATELY RELEASE POLITICAL PRISONER NADIYA SAVCHENKO     Ottawa – 14 January, 2015 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) supports the call by the Ukrainian World Congress for the immediate release of Ukrainian pilot, Member of Ukrainian Parliament and delegate to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Community Welcomes Federal $1.5M Funding For Holodomor Awareness Project

The Ukrainian Canadian Community is grateful to the Government of Canada, the Ministry of Multiculturalism, and Minister Jason Kenney, for supporting the “Holodomor National Awareness Tour”. The three year grant, valued at $1.5M, will support the education of tens of thousands of students, community leaders and the public at large on the historical events of the horrific Holodomor Genocide in Ukraine, 1932-33.

The “Holodomor National Awareness Tour”, is a joint project between four organizations: the Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF, the lead on the project), the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC), the Ukrainian Canadian Research and Documentation Centre (UCRDC) and the Holodomor Research and Educational Consortium (HREC).

“This project will build bridges among communities to promote intercultural understanding, tolerance, awareness and a deeper respect for the democratic values that we Canadians hold so dear,” said Bob Onyschuk, Q.C., Past Chair of CUF, and Project Lead.


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Christmas Carols Performed at Prime Minister’s Residence, 24 Sussex Drive

Christmas Carols Performed at Prime Minister’s Residence,   24 Sussex Drive      Ottawa, Canada – January 12, 2015-On January 8, Ukrainian Canadian Carollers performed traditional Ukrainian Christmas carols “Koliady” and “Shchedrivky” at the Prime Minister’s residence. At the beginning of the Ukrainian Christmas season (Julian calendar January 7 to 19), a group of carollers [&hellip


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CANADIANS ASSIST IN DELIVERY OF MILITARY GEAR FOR UKRAINE

Canadians Assist in Delivery of Military Gear for Ukraine  KYIV – January 9, 2015. To mark the arrival of Canadian non-lethal aid to the Ukrainian military via transport plane, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress collaborated with #BABYLON’13 to produce a film highlighting the cooperation between the Ukrainian Canadian community and the Government of Canada to ensure [&hellip


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