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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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Historic XXV Congress of Ukrainian Canadians Concludes

Paul Grod re-elected National President  October 3, 2016. REGINA, SK. The historic XXV Congress of Ukrainian Canadians concluded yesterday in Regina, SK. Over 250 delegates from coast to coast elected the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Board of Directors and Executive Committee officers for the next three years. The XXV Congress re-elected Paul Grod National President of [&hellip


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UCC Highlights of Activities & Accomplishments – 2013-2016

UCC – the voice of Canada’s Ukrainian community The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) brings together one of Canada’s largest ethnic communities (nearly 1.3 million according to the last census).  With 35 national member organizations and provincial councils as well as 17 branches, UCC unifies all major Ukrainian Canadian organizations in Canada.  The Congress has been [&hellip


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Second Day of Historic XXV Congress of Ukrainian Canadians

Minister Dion announces significant new Canadian support for Ukraine  1 October 2016. REGINA, SK. More than 250 delegates of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomed Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Stéphane Dion, to the XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians in Regina. Speaking at the afternoon plenary session on the topic of Canada’s [&hellip


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First Day of Historic XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians Concludes

30 September 2016. REGINA, SK. The first day of the historic XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians concluded, with over 250 delegates taking part in discussions and dialogue that will set the agenda and priorities for the Ukrainian Canadian community for the next three years.   The first day of the XXV Congress opened with [&hellip


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Historic XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians kicks off

29 September 2016. REGINA, SK – The historic XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians is kicking off in Regina, SK. Over 250 delegates from across the country are arriving today in the Queen City. Tomorrow morning the Congress will officially open, and the Triennial Congress will begin its work. High-level delegations from both Canada and [&hellip


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UCC expresses condolences at the passing of John B Gregorovich

September 28, 2016 The Ukrainian Canadian community is mourning the loss of a community leader, someone who inspired others to follow in his footsteps, regardless of the odds, to serve the Ukrainian Canadian people. John B. Gregorovich, known to many as ‘JB’, lived a life of commitment, leadership and perseverance in the face of discrimination, [&hellip


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UCC Welcomes High-Level Officials to the XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians

September 26, 2016. Ottawa, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is very pleased to welcome high-level official delegations from both Canada and Ukraine to the XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians, which will take place for the first time in Regina, Saskatchewan, on September 29-October 2, 2016. “We are very honoured that high-level delegations of [&hellip


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Ukraine Team to Participate in 2017 Invictus Games

September 26, 2016. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce that Ukraine will be sending a team of athletes to participate in the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto, September 24-30, 2017. The UCC is partnering with the Government of Ukraine through the Ministry of Youth and Sport of Ukraine, on Ukraine’s participation in [&hellip


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