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GOVERNMENT OF SASKATCHEWAN DESIGNATES 2016 TO BE YEAR OF SASKATCHEWAN UKRAINIANS

  GOVERNMENT OF SASKATCHEWAN DESIGNATES 2016 TO BE YEAR OF SASKATCHEWAN UKRAINIANS   January 15, 2016 — On Tuesday, January 5, 2016, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall officially proclaimed 2016 as the Year of Saskatchewan Ukrainians. The proclamation acknowledges the 125th anniversary of Ukrainian immigration to Canada while recognizing contributions that Ukrainians have made to the [&hellip


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Canada Gains Expanded Market Access for Beef and Pork to Ukraine [AAFC News Release]

Full Text Below Canada Gains Expanded Market Access for Beef and Pork to Ukraine January 11, 2016 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Minister of International Trade Chrystia Freeland announced today that Ukraine has approved beef and pork exports from any Canadian federally registered establishment that meets certification [&hellip


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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Orthodox Christmas

January 7, 2016 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on the celebration of Orthodox Christmas: “Today, Orthodox Christians around the world will gather with family, friends, and loved ones to celebrate Christmas. “This joyful time of year is an opportunity to appreciate the many blessings we enjoy here in [&hellip


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UCC Offers Sincere Thanks to Volunteers and Donors from Coast to Coast – Your Support Keeps The Ukrainian Canadian Community Strong

January 5, 2016 – 2016 is a year for celebrating milestones. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Ukrainian Canadian Committee (now Congress). We have led and united the community over these 75 years as a direct result of the commitment of our volunteers and generosity of our donors. Your selfless [&hellip


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Trudeau Government Keeps Promise to Build Memorial to the Victims of Communism

December 17, 2015 – OTTAWA.. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomed the announcement today by the Government of Canada to move forward with the Memorial to the Victims of Communism in Ottawa’s Parliamentary precinct. Canada’s Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Mélanie Joly announced at a news conference in Ottawa today that the Government of [&hellip


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Canada announces funding to increase trade and investment between Canada and Ukraine

December 17, 2015 – Nairobi, Kenya – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, together with the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced funding to increase trade and investment between Canada and Ukraine that will help small and medium-sized enterprises in Ukraine access Canadian and [&hellip


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UCC Discusses Key Issues with Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Welcomes New Ukrainian Ambassador

15 December, 2015 – OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) met with Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Stéphane Dion in Ottawa yesterday to discuss key issues of importance to our community. The UCC delegation, which included UCC National President Paul Grod, UCC Director of Government Relations Paul Migus, UCC Ottawa President Yaroslav Baran, [&hellip


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Ukrainian Students’ Club commemorate the Holodomor

Source: http://thefulcrum.ca/arts/ukrainian-students-club-commemorate-the-holodomor/ Club holds event for famine-genocide remembrance The University of Ottawa Ukrainian Students’ Club (SUSK Ottawa) hosted an event in the Alumni Auditorium on Nov. 24, featuring a historical exhibit, speakers, and a documentary film to commemorate the Ukrainian famine-genocide of 1932-33, called the Holodomor. The students in SUSK Ottawa felt that the commemoration was [&hellip


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UCC eNewsletter – December 2015

In this issue: First Star I See Tonight: Ukrainian Christmas Traditions by Orysia Tracz Holodomor Awareness Week Holodomor Commemorated on Parliament Hill – National Holodomor Awareness Tour Inaugurated on Parliament Hill Ukrainians around the world unite with Ukraine in commemorating 82nd anniversary of the Holodomor Manitoba Ukrainian Groups receive International Awards Featured Ukrainian Canadian: Nazariy Demkowicz [&hellip


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UCC CONGRATULATES RUSLANA WRZESNEWSKYJ AND ANDY COTTRELL ON RECEIVING MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL FROM GOVERNOR GENERAL

December 11, 2015 – OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Ruslana Wrzesnewskyj and Andy Cottrell on receiving the prestigious Meritorious Service Medal from the Governor General of Canada, His Excellency the Rt. Hon. David Johnston, at Rideau Hall today. Ms. Wrzesnewskyj and Mr. Cottrell received the Medal for initiating Help Us Help the Children, [&hellip


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