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Ukrainian Canadian Congress Launches Holodomor Awareness Week

Ukrainian Canadian Congress Launches National Holodomor Awareness Week “We were guilty, we just didn’t know of what, of what sins. Simply because we were called Ukrainians.” Halyna Huba Holodomor survivor, Poltava oblast 22 November 2016 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) has launched National Holodomor Awareness Week from 21-27 November 2016. In 1932-33, in an [&hellip


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Ukrainians Mark Third Anniversary of the Revolution of Dignity

  November 21, 2016. OTTAWA. Three years ago today, the people of Ukraine took to the streets to protest the decision of their government not to sign the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. On the night of November 29-30, 2013, Berkut security forces attacked and savagely beat the young protestors gathered at Kyiv’s Independence Square. The citizens [&hellip


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UCC Invictus Games Organizing Committee launches Call for Volunteers

UCC Invictus Games Organizing Committee launches Call for Volunteers The first meeting of the UCC Invictus Games Organizing Committee (IGOC) took place in Toronto on November 10 with a call for volunteers to join the community efforts to support Team Ukraine’s participation in the Invictus Games, which will be held in Toronto, September 24-30, 2017. [&hellip


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UCC Expresses Condolences for Loss of Orysia Paszczak Tracz

Конґрес Українців Канади висловлює співчуття з приводу смерті Орисі Пащак Трач   12-го листопада 2016. Вінніпеґ. Конґрес Українців Канади глибоко сумує з приводу смерті Орисі Пащак Трач, громадського провідника, письменниці, лектора і  казкаря. Пані Пащак Трач упокоїлася раптово у Вінніпеґу 10 листопада. “Ми втратили направду виняткового та надихаючого провідника громади. Неперевершена любов і відданість до [&hellip


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Minister Mihychuk works with Ukraine on workers’ safety

News Release Article from  Minister Mihychuk works with Ukraine on workers’ safety November 3, 2016                   Gatineau, Quebec                    Employment and Social Development Canada As the Minister of Labour, the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk met with Mr. Andriy Reva, Ukrainian Minister of Social Policy, this week, where they agreed to deepen collaboration between the two countries [&hellip


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UCC Welcomes Introduction of Legislation to Implement CUFTA

November 3, 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the introduction in Canada’s House of Commons of legislation to implement the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA) and congratulates all those whose hard work made this historic agreement possible. The legislation to implement CUFTA was introduced in the House of Commons by the Honourable Chrystia [&hellip


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XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians Adopts Resolutions Setting Direction for UCC for 2016-19

November 4, 2016. The XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, held in Regina September 29-October 2, 2016, adopted a series of resolutions that will guide the work of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) for the next three years. Over 250 delegates from Ukrainian Canadian organizations and communities across Canada participated in the work of the [&hellip


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UCC to support Ukraine in 2017 Invictus Games

24 October, 2016. KYIV, UKRAINE. Renata Roman, Chair of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Invictus Games Organizing Committee and Bohdan Kupych, member of the UCC Ukraine Advisory Council, met with Ukrainian officials on October 21 to discuss Ukraine’s participation in the Invictus Games, which will be held in Toronto, September 24-30, 2017 featuring 550 competitors [&hellip


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UCC Ukraine Appeal “Ambulances for Ukraine” Project Supports Emergency Services in Ukraine

October 20, 2016. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Ukraine Appeal is pleased to announce that yesterday, eight ambulances from across Canada were shipped to Ukraine as part of the “Ambulances for Ukraine” Project – Phase 2. Two more ambulances will be shipped next week. “Ambulances for Ukraine” was established in early 2015 in response [&hellip


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UCC joins international call to release Ukrainian political prisoners illegally imprisoned by Russia

October 7, 2016   Ottawa ON The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) joins the appeal of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) to the international community to put pressure on Russia to release illegally imprisoned Ukrainian citizens, including journalists Roman Sushchenko and Mykola Semena. There are over 20 Ukrainian citizens currently illegally imprisoned by Russia including Oleg Sentsov, [&hellip


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