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UCC Expands Parliamentary Internship Program

UCC Expands Parliamentary Internship Program   Welcomes support of Shevchenko Foundation Ukrainian Canadian Veterans Fund   July 18, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce that due to the generous support of our community, the UCC Parliamentary Internship Program will be expanded to offer two internship positions for the upcoming year. [&hellip


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UCC Expresses Condolences on Passing of Mr. Stefan Horlatsch

UCC Expresses Condolences on Passing of Mr. Stefan Horlatsch July 17, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) expresses its deep sorrow on the passing of Mr. Stefan Horlatsch, prominent Ukrainian Canadian community leader, Holodomor Survivor and educator. Mr. Horlatsch passed away on July 14 at age 97. Born in Zaporizhzhia oblast, Mr. Horlatsch survived [&hellip


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Fourth Anniversary of Downing of Flight MH-17 by Russia

Fourth Anniversary of Downing of Flight MH-17 by Russia July 17, 2018. OTTAWA. On the fourth anniversary of the downing of Flight MH-17, the Ukrainian Canadian community joins the families and friends of the victims in grief and solemn remembrance. We call upon the international community to ensure that Russian officials responsible for this appalling [&hellip


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June Newsletter

As the Chumak Way cycling team makes their way across the Prairies, the end of the school year is upon us and summer officially begins! July marks the start of our busy Ukrainian summer, full of festivals, cultural programs, and all kinds of camps!  It’s inspiring to see that every summer thousands of volunteers from our [&hellip


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Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day! A Mari Usque Ad Mare The Ukrainian Canadian Congress wishes you and your loved ones a wonderful Canada Day celebration! A land of liberty, peace and hope, generations of Canadians can be proud of the country that they have built and the unity that binds us from coast to coast to coast. [&hellip


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June 2018 Parliamentary Intern report

By Halyna Paliychuk, UCC Parliamentary Intern 10 months of my fantastic internship in Chrystia Freeland’s MP office on Parliament Hill have flown by so fast! This was a fabulous time full of learning, new friends and exciting experience. I would like to thank the whole Freeland team for their incredible support; the UCC team for [&hellip


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Canada to host 2019 Ukraine Reform Conference

Canada to host 2019 Ukraine Reform Conference June 27, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement that Canada will host the next Ukraine Reform Conference – in 2019. The announcement was made today by the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of Global Affairs, at the 2018 Ukraine Reform Conference, hosted by Denmark, [&hellip


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Happy Multiculturalism Day 2018!

Happy Multiculturalism Day 2018! June 27, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) joins all Canadians in celebrating Multiculturalism Day. One of the key values that defines Canada, it is through multiculturalism that we celebrate our diverse traditions and backgrounds, while preserving our unity as Canadians. Ukrainian Canadians – a part of the fabric of [&hellip


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New National Outreach and Program Coordinator: Mariana Savka

UCC announces appointment of Mariana Savka as National Outreach and Program Coordinator June 26, 2018. OTTAWA.  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mariana Savka as the UCC National Outreach and Program Coordinator. “I am very glad to welcome Mariana to the UCC team,” stated Paul Grod, National President of [&hellip


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Defenders of Ukraine Fund Recipients

UCC announces Defenders of Ukraine grant recipients June 14, 2018. KYIV. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) and Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF) today announced the successful grant recipients from the Defenders of Ukraine Fund.  The projects were selected based upon their efficacy to assist war veterans who bravely defend their country against Russia’s ongoing military aggression [&hellip


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