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UCC congratulates Canada’s new Governor General

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress today welcomed Canada’s new Governor General, Her Excellency Julie Payette, and thanked the outgoing Governor General David Johnston for his exemplary years of service


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Ukraine to Open Consulate in Edmonton

Ukraine to Open Consulate in Edmonton September 29, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement by His Excellency Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine, that Ukraine will open a Consulate in Edmonton, Alberta. President Poroshenko made the announcement during his working visit to Canada on September 22. Speaking to the press following his [&hellip


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President of Ukraine Visits Canada

President of Ukraine Visits Canada to Support Invictus Games and Discuss Further Development of Canada-Ukraine Relationship  September 29, 2017. OTTAWA. His Excellency Petro Poroshenko made a working visit to Toronto on September 22-23 to support Ukraine’s Invictus Games team and discuss further steps in the close Canada-Ukraine bilateral relationship. President Poroshenko was joined by First [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Community Honours Ukraine’s Invictus Team

Ukrainian Canadian Community Honours Ukraine’s Invictus Team September 26, 2017. Toronto. On September 22, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) hosted a Gala Reception honouring Ukraine’s Invictus Team in Toronto. The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, His Excellency Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine, and First Lady of Ukraine Ms. Maryna Poroshenko attended the [&hellip


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Invictus Team Ukraine Arrives in Canada!

Invictus Team Ukraine Arrives in Canada! Ukrainian Canadian CAF Veteran Carries Invictus Ceremonial Flag   September 21, 2017. TORONTO. The Ukrainian Canadian community warmly welcomed Ukraine’s Invictus Team at Pearson International Airport today. The 2017 Invictus Games, held in Toronto, will mark Team Ukraine’s first participation in the international sports event for wounded veterans and [&hellip


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UCC Condemns Russia’s Imprisonment of Crimean Tatar Leader Akhtem Chiygoz

UCC Condemns Russia’s Imprisonment of Crimean Tatar Leader Akhtem Chiygoz September 12, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns Russia’s politically-motivated imprisonment of Crimean Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz. Chiygoz, the deputy leader of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People (national representative assembly) was sentenced to eight years imprisonment by the Russian “authorities” [&hellip


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UCC Thrilled to Confirm President Petro Poroshenko’s Participation in Invictus Gala

September 9, 2017. TORONTO. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress, together with The Embassy of Ukraine to Canada, is thrilled to officially confirm that Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine, will participate in the upcoming Invictus Games: Team Ukraine Gala. The 2017 Invictus Games, held in Toronto, will mark Team Ukraine’s first time participating in the sports league [&hellip


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UCC Congratulates Recipients of Ukraine Medals

UCC Congratulates Recipients of Ukraine Medals   August 30, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates members of the Ukrainian Canadian community who were awarded state medals by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.   On August 23, President Poroshenko signed a decree (No. 250/2017) awarding citizens of foreign countries for their “significant personal [&hellip


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UCC Expresses Gratitude to the late Irena Bubniuk

UCC Expresses gratitude to the late Irena Bubniuk and her family for generous bequest of Steinway Grand Piano     The Ukrainian Canadian Congress would like to express its warmest gratitude to the late Irena Bubniuk and her family for bequeathing her prized Steinway Grand Piano to the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) and our community. [&hellip


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Greetings from international community on Ukraine’s Independence Day

 Queen Elizabeth II On the occasion of Ukraine’s Independence Day, Her Majesty The Queen send a message to the people of Ukraine 🇬🇧 🇺🇦 pic.twitter.com/iVA3vpS84U — UK in Ukraine (@UKinUkraine) August 24, 2017 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Statement by the Prime Minister on Ukrainian Independence Day   Minister  Chrystia Freeland and Minister  Harjit Sajjan Ministers [&hellip


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