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2017 Holodomor Awareness Week

By Irka Mycak, Chair UCC National Holodomor Awareness Committee The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is launching the tenth annual National Holodomor Awareness Week November 20-26, 2017 to commemorate the 84th anniversary of the Holodomor – Famine Genocide of 1932-33.   As we gather this year, let us pay tribute to the victims of the Famine Genocide [&hellip


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1.36 Million Ukrainian Canadians identified in 2016 Census

Today’s census report on immigration and ethnocultural diversity showed that 1,359,655 Canadians self-identify as Ukrainian


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Magnitsky Act now the Law of the Land!

Magnitsky Act now the Law of the Land!  October 19, 2017. OTTAWA. On October 18, S-226, the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law) received Royal Assent. The Sergei Magnitsky Law, sponsored by Senator Raynell Andreychuk, provides “for the taking of restrictive measures in respect of foreign nationals responsible for gross [&hellip


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National Leadership Awards in Vancouver – October 2017

Three notable community leaders from British Columbia were recognized by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress at our National Leadership Dinner in Vancouver on Saturday October 14, 2017.   Ann Kvitka Kozak Ann Kvitka Kozak – Director of Svitanok Chorus. Svitanok Chorus of the Svitanok Performing Arts Society of British Columbia is an officially registered organization in Victoria, BC. It [&hellip


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UCC Holds Successful AGM in Vancouver

UCC Holds Successful AGM in Vancouver Defence Minister Sajjan Addresses Ukrainian community October 18, 2017. VANCOUVER, BC. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) held its Annual General Meeting and a meeting of its Board of Directors on October 13 through October 15 in Vancouver, BC. Community leaders and executive members from across the country gathered in [&hellip


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World Teachers’ Day Greeting

Дорогі освітяни! Прийміть вітання з нагоди Всесвітнього дня вчителя. Саме вчитель є основним джерелом знань для вихованців за шкільною партою. Вчитель виховує в своїх учнів почуття приналежності до їхньої культури та збереження традицій, що має особливе значення в навчальному і виховному процесі. Бажаємо, щоб кожного року Ваші класи наповнювалися дитячим гомоном та кожний наступний навчальний [&hellip


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House Adopts Magnitsky Act in Unanimous Vote!

House Adopts Magnitsky Act in Unanimous Vote! October 5, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the unanimous adoption of S-226, the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law) by Canada’s House of Commons on October 4. The Sergei Magnitsky Law, sponsored by Senator Raynell Andreychuk, provides “for the taking [&hellip


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Canada’s House of Commons – Third Reading of Magnitsky Act

  Canada’s House of Commons – Third Reading of Magnitsky Act October 3, 2017. OTTAWA. On October 2, third reading of S-226, Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law) commenced in the House of Commons. The following MPs spoke about the legislation: Mr. James Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman)   Mr. Kevin Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to [&hellip


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UCC Congratulates Jagmeet Singh on Election as Leader of Canada’s NDP

UCC Congratulates Jagmeet Singh on Election as Leader of Canada’s NDP October 3, 2017. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Mr. Jagmeet Singh on his election as the leader Canada’s New Democratic Party. Mr. Singh was elected leader on the first ballot on October 1. The UCC congratulates all the NDP leadership candidates for a [&hellip


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