UCC welcomes additional Canadian support for Ukraine

March 11, 2020. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the additional Canadian support to improve security in Ukraine. Canada will provide $2.2 million over three years to the Police Assistance Project on Strategic Reform Capacities of the National Police of Ukraine. The announcement of the additional support was made by the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, [&hellip

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Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group holds AGM, elects new leadership

March 11, 2020. OTTAWA. On March 9, the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group (CUPFG) held its Annual General Meeting. One of the largest friendship groups in Canada’s Parliament, the CUPFG brings together over 100 parliamentarians from all political parties and provides an important forum for enhancing the relationship between Canada and Ukraine. Yvan Baker, MP (Etobicoke [&hellip

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Ukrainian Canadian Community of Nova Scotia hosted Ukrainian Paralympic women’s team

  Recently, Halifax hosted Women’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament for the 2020 Paralympic Games. The National Ukrainian Paralympic team arrived in Nova Scotia to participate. This visit became special because it was the first time Nova Scotia hosted an international sitting volleyball tournament and the Ukrainian team won silver competing against the Canadian team, but [&hellip

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Honouring the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred

On February 20, Ukraine and Ukrainians around the world mark the Day of Commemoration of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred (Небесна Сотня).  In the fall of 2013, the Ukrainian people took to the streets in protest against the authoritarian, corrupt regime of former president Victor Yanukovych. This movement known as the Revolution of Dignity [&hellip

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Russian forces attack Ukrainian positions

February 18, 2020. OTTAWA, ON. Early this morning, Russian forces launched attacks on Ukrainian positions near Zolote, Luhansk oblast. According to reports from the Ukrainian military, Ukrainian forces repelled the attacks and held their positions. According to the Ukrainian military, one Ukrainian soldier was killed and five Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action. The Ukrainian [&hellip

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Ukrainian Canadian community honours Roman Waschuk and Oksana Smerechuk

February 11, 2020. TORONTO, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) honoured Roman Waschuk, former Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine and his spouse Oksana Smerechuk for their contributions to public service and Canada-Ukraine relations at a special Tribute Gala in Toronto on February 1. Due to the generosity of our sponsors and supporters, $100,000 was raised to [&hellip

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Atlantic Canada opens doors of its first Ukrainian school!

Інтерв’ю із засновницею школи – Оленою Вдовиною  Олено, дуже приємно познайомитись, розкажіть нам про себе… Я народилася в Івано-Франківську, приїхала до Канади 2012 року. За першим фахом — вчитель української мови та літератури, за другим — викладач філософії, маю ступінь кандидата філософських наук. Навчалася у Прикарпатському університеті ім. В. Стефаника та Національному університеті “Києво-Могилянська академія”. [&hellip

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UCC Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27, 2020. OTTAWA. On January 27, the world marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this day, we honour the memory of the millions of victims of the Holocaust. Over six million Jews, and millions of other victims – Ukrainians, Poles, Roma, and many others – were murdered by the Nazi German regime. May the [&hellip

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Waschuk-Smerechuk Tribute Gala – 3 days left to get your ticket!

January 24, 2020. TORONTO, ON. Tickets for the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) February 1 Tribute Gala to Ambassador Roman Waschuk and Oksana Smerechuk are going fast! Purchase your ticket by Monday January 27, 5:00 pm EST and join us in honouring Canada’s longest serving Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Waschuk and his spouse Oksana Smerechuk! Please [&hellip

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