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Triennial Congress to address the changing needs of our community

Triennial Congress to address the changing needs of our community UCC welcomes Chair of Triennial Congress Resolutions Committee August 8, 2019, OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Oleh Wolowyna will address the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians on new research into changes and growth in our community. [&hellip


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August 2019 UCC Monthly Bulletin

It’s hard to believe that just a month ago Toronto was host to the Ukraine Reform Conference  with hundreds of delegates including Ukrainian President Zelenskyy and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Now that historic Ukrainian Parliamentary elections have also taken place, and we extend thanks to the dedicated elections observers in Ukraine and at voting [&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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Ukraine’s Parliamentary Election Demonstrates Desire for Change

July 22, 2019, Ottawa. Yesterday Ukraine held early Parliamentary elections, which were widely described as free and fair by international election observers. “Ukraine’s new Parliament has a strong mandate from the Ukrainian people to deliver on reforms,” said Alexandra Chyczij, National President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC).  “We expect ongoing Euro-Atlantic integration, promotion and [&hellip


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Fifth anniversary of the downing of Flight MH-17

July 17, 2019. OTTAWA. On the fifth 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 act of international terrorism are brought to justice. On [&hellip


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UCC calls for boycott of Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal (OSM)

Note: English language news release follows below the French Le CUC appelle au boycott de l’Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM) 16 juillet, MONTRÉAL, PQ. Le Congrès des Ukrainiens Canadiens (CUC) appelle tous les membres de sa communauté et tous les Canadiens opposés à l’agression militaire de la Russie envers l’Ukraine à boycotter l’Orchestre symphonique de [&hellip


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Ambassadors of G7 to Ukraine react to President Zelenskyy’s lustration bill

The Ambassadors of the G7 countries to Ukraine stated on July 12, “Electoral change and political rotation are the norm in democracy. Indiscriminate bans on all participants in executive and legislative governance are not. Since 2014, we have been appreciative of reform progress achieved in some important areas. While it is right to hold those [&hellip


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UCC welcomes Canada’s increased support for Ukraine

UCC welcomes Canada’s increased support for Ukraine Successful Ukraine Reform Conference held in Toronto July 5, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes Canada’s increased support for Ukraine. During the Ukraine Reform Conference, which took place in Toronto July 2-4, the Government of Canada announced over $45 million in support for Ukraine, including [&hellip


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