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UCC eNewsletter – February Newsletter 2015

In this Issue: Minister Nicholson announces that Canada will join US-Ukraine Joint Commission Free Savchenko Rallies Canadians Assist in Delivery of Military Gear for Ukraine Paul Yuzyk Award for Multiculturalism Ukrainian Canadian Community Welcomes Federal $1.5M Funding For Holodomor Awareness Project Canadian Ethnocultural Council Meeting UWC Medical Conference CBC’s The Fifth Estate: Putin’s Long Shadow [&hellip


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PM Press Release on Economic Stabilization and Development in Ukraine

OTTAWA – JANUARY 28, 2015 Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced additional support to further promote economic and social stability in Ukraine, whose economy continues to face serious challenges, including from the Putin regime’s persistent aggression and occupation of Crimea. The additional support – in the form of a second low-interest loan – aims to help [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Ukrainian Canadian Congress Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day 27 January, 2015 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) issued the following statement on the occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day: The Ukrainian Canadian community joins all Canadians in mourning today for the millions of victims of the Holocaust. Today is the 70th anniversary of the [&hellip


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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 Canadian [&hellip


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MP Joy Smith Speaks Out on Behalf of Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko

Statement MP Joy Smith Speaks Out on Behalf of Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko   January 26, 2015 – Ottawa, ON Joy Smith, Member of Parliament for Kildonan—St. Paul, released the following statement in support of Ukrainian Member of Parliament Nadiya Savchenko. “Today is the international day in support of Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko, who has been [&hellip


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Calgary Ukrainians rally as more violence erupts in homeland [Calgary Sun]

Source: http://www.calgarysun.com/2015/01/25/calgary-ukrainians-rally-as-more-violence-erupts-in-homeland One day after 30 of their countrymen were killed, Calgary Ukrainians rallied at Olympic Plaza Sunday to condemn ongoing attacks by Russian rebels. About 50 people joined the protest organized by Support for Ukraine-Calgary, a volunteer group demanding the Russian Federation release Ukrainian political prisoners. In light of the recent deadly attack Saturday [&hellip


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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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