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UCC STATEMENT ON REMEMBRANCE DAY

 11 November, 2015 – OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) issued the following statement on Remembrance Day in Canada: On this solemn day, Canadians pause to pay tribute to the men and women of our Armed forces who sacrificed their lives protecting our country and our freedom. We express to all those who have defended [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress Welcomes Rona Ambrose as Interim Leader of the Opposition

Ukrainian Canadian Congress Welcomes Rona Ambrose as Interim Leader of the Opposition   OTTAWA – November 6, 2015 – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress welcomed the election yesterday of the Hon. Rona Ambrose (nee Chapchuk) as the interim leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and Interim Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition. “We congratulate Ms. [&hellip


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President Poroshenko First World Leader to Congratulate PM Trudeau after swearing-in

Readout from the Office of Ukrainian President Poroshenko   President congratulates Justin Trudeau on assuming the office of Prime Minister of Canada President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau. The Head of State congratulated Justin Trudeau on assuming the office of Prime Minister of Canada on [&hellip


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JUSTIN TRUDEAU SWORN IN AS CANADA’S 23rd PRIME MINISTER

Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau swears oath as Prime Minister of Canada Historic First: Two Ukrainian Canadian women named to Cabinet November 4, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau on being sworn in as Canada’s 23rd Prime Minister today. The UCC wishes Prime Minister Trudeau and his [&hellip


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Notice to Community – Unveiling of Holodomor Monument in Washington and Related Activities

2015 Commemoration of Honouring the Victims of the Holodomor 82nd Anniversary of the Holodomor Dedication of Holodomor Memorial in Washington, USA: November 7, 2015 November 6-8 2015 On November 7, 2015 in Washington D.C. a historic event will take place – the unveiling of the Dedication to the Victims of the 1932-33 Holodomor Memorial. For [&hellip


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UCC STATEMENT ON NATIONAL INTERNMENT COMMEMORATION DAY

October 28, 2015 – OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) issued the following statement on National Internment Commemoration Day: “Last year, the Endowment Council of the Canadian First World War Internment Recognition Fund and the UCC Internment Committee adopted resolutions designating October 28 as National Internment Commemoration Day in Canada. On this day, we commemorate Canada’s [&hellip


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UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS EXPRESSES DEEP SADNESS ON PASSING OF DR. JOHN SKRYPUCH

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. John Skrypuch, former President of UCC Brantford Branch. We ask God to remember him and all of Dr. Skrypuch’s family during this difficult time and to grant John eternal life in His Heavenly home. Dr. John Skrypuch May 3, 1922 – [&hellip


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UWC urges UN Commission on the Status of Women to demand the immediate release of Nadiya Savchenko

26 October 2015 MEDIA RELEASE UWC urges UN Commission on the Status of Women to demand the immediate release of Nadiya Savchenko On 25 October 2015 the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) issued a statement appealing to the UN Commission on the Status of Women to demand the immediate release by Russian authorities of Ukrainian citizen [&hellip


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Canadian Medical Team Returning to Ukraine to Undertake a Third Medical Mission this Month

October 21, 2015 For immediate release (Toronto): A third team of Canadian medical professionals will travel to Ukraine to conduct a Master Class for Ukrainian Military surgeons and to perform reconstructive surgeries on victims of violence from Vladimir Putin’s invasion into Eastern Ukraine. The mission will run October 23 – November 1, 2015. This is following two [&hellip


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