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Third Anniversary of the Downing of Flight MH-17 by Russian-backed Terrorists

Third Anniversary of the Downing of Flight MH-17 by Russian-backed Terrorists July 17, 2017. OTTAWA. On July 17, 2014 Malaysian Airlines Flight MH-17 was shot down over Russian-occupied territory in eastern Ukraine by Russian-backed terrorists. All 298 people on board the flight were killed. The Buk missile system used to shoot down MH-17 was made and [&hellip


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UCC Congratulates Advisory Council Member George Myhal on Appointment to Order of Canada

UCC Congratulates Advisory Council Member George Myhal on Appointment to Order of Canada July 4, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Mr. George Myhal, C.M., member of the UCC Advisory Council, on his appointment as a Member of the Order of Canada. His Excellency, the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, [&hellip


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Report on June 2017 working visit to Prairie provinces

Report on June 2017 working visit to Prairie provinces Ihor Michalchyshyn, CEO and Executive Director I was very pleased to recently undertake a working visit of the three prairie provinces.  It was an excellent opportunity to meet with community leaders to learn about their projects and to update them on the latest projects and priorities of UCC [&hellip


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Happy Canadian Multiculturalism Day 2017!

Happy Canadian Multiculturalism Day 2017!   June 27, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian community joins all Canadians in celebrating Canadian Multiculturalism Day.   Multiculturalism stands as one of the key values that define the Canadian nation.. It is through multiculturalism that we celebrate and preserve both our unity as Canadians and our diverse traditions and [&hellip


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Invictus Games Ticket Launch Event – Support Ukrainian Team!

  За 100 днів розпочнуться #InvictusGames у Торонто. Не пропустіть нагоди підтримати українську збірну у Канаді! #IAM #IG2017 Where: Downtown Toronto’s Commerce Court, in the heart of the financial district. When: Thursday, June 15, 12:15 p.m. What: On the 100-day countdown to the 2017 Invictus Games, join us in the heart of the city to [&hellip


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CUFTA Granted Royal Assent

CUFTA Granted Royal Assent June 2, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the granting of Royal Assent to the act implementing the Canada Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA). The Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, signed the CUFTA Implementation Act (C-31) on June 1. “This historic agreement is a win-win for [&hellip


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UCC Welcomes New Ontario Provincial Council President

UCC Welcomes New Ontario Provincial Council President At its Annual General Meeting in Oshawa, Ontario on Saturday, May 6, 2017, the Ontario Provincial Council of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress elected Anna Kuprieieva as President. Ms. Kuprieieva is an international law specialist with expertise in international trade and investment law, corporate law, competition law, export controls [&hellip


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UCC Meets with Minister Bibeau

UCC meets with Minister Bibeau on Canada’s international assistance for Ukraine  May 18 2017 – A UCC delegation led by National President Paul Grod met with the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canada’s Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, in Ottawa on May 18.  The UCC briefed Minister Bibeau about the community’s projects in support of [&hellip


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UCC Congratulates Andrew Scheer on Election as Leader of Conservative Party

UCC Congratulates Andrew Scheer on Election as Leader of Conservative Party May 29, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Andrew Scheer (MP Regina-Qu’Appelle), who was elected as the leader of the Conservative Party of Canada on May 27. “On behalf the Ukrainian Canadian community, I congratulate Mr. Scheer on his election as leader [&hellip


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