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Successful second day of XXVI Congress concludes

November 2, 2019. OTTAWA. Over 300 delegates and guests continued deliberations and discussions during the second day of the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, being held in Ottawa. The theme of the Congress – Share Your Vision, Build Our Future! – provides the inspiration for the gathering of representatives of Ukrainian Canadian organizations from [&hellip


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Successful first day of XXVI Triennial Congress concludes

November 1, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. Over 300 delegates and guests gathered in Ottawa for the opening of the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, and the first day of discussions and deliberations. The theme of the Congress – Share Your Vision, Build Our Future! – provides the inspiration for the gathering of representatives of Ukrainian [&hellip


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UCC congratulates Larisa Galadza on appointment as Canada’s Ambassador to Ukraine

UCC congratulates Larisa Galadza on appointment as Canada’s Ambassador to Ukraine November 4, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) warmly congratulates Larisa Galadza on her appointment as Canada’s Ambassador to Ukraine. The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced the appointment today. “Congratulations to Ambassador Galadza on her appointment. Her experience and skill [&hellip


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1 Day to XXVI Congress!

Minister Freeland to address Triennial Congress Dear Friends! As we prepare to welcome over 300 delegates and guests to the XXVI Triennial Congress in Ottawa, I am very pleased to announce that the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, will deliver an address to the XXVI Congress. Minister Freeland will speak to the [&hellip


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British Columbia adopts Holodomor Memorial Act

October 30, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the adoption by the Legislative of British Columbia of Bill M225, Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (Holodomor) Memorial Day Act. The bill, introduced by BC Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver, MLA, passed third reading unanimously yesterday. Royal Assent is expected on Thursday. “Thank you to [&hellip


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7 Days to XXVI Triennial Congress!

  In just 7 days, hundreds of delegates will arrive in Ottawa for the opening of the twenty-sixth Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians. We are pleased to announce details of Panel 3 “Local Activities- National Connections”, with round-table with facilitators who are experts in their respective fields   ARCHIVES Andriy Sawchuk ARTS, DANCE & CHOIR Andrea [&hellip


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2019 Shevchenko Medal Recipients

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress warmly congratulates the 2019 Taras Shevchenko Medal Recipients! The Shevchenko Medal is the highest form of recognition granted by the UCC. The Shevchenko Medal recognizes individuals of Ukrainian and non-Ukrainian descent, as well as institutions and organizations, for their outstanding national contribution towards the development of the Ukrainian Canadian community. Outstanding [&hellip


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UCC statement on Canada’s Federal Election

October 22, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada on their victory in Canada’s federal election and all party leaders and candidates on a hard-fought and passionate election campaign. Thousands of Canadians, including many Ukrainian Canadians, ran as candidates in yesterday’s election. Hundreds [&hellip


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UCC welcomes National Chief Bellegarde to XXVI Congress

October 15, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is very excited to announce that National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Perry Bellegarde will deliver a keynote address to the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, taking place in Ottawa, November 1-3, 2019. National Chief Bellegarde stated, “It is a tremendous privilege to [&hellip


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