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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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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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