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UCC 75th Anniversary Celebrations and Tour of Ambassador Shevchenko in Saskatchewan

June 15, 2016. REGINA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress’ (UCC) 75th anniversary celebrations continued with the official visit of Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada, His Excellency Andriy Shevchenko and UCC Interim Executive Director Olya Grod to the province of Saskatchewan on June 9-11. They met with government officials, academic, business and community leaders and Ukrainian students during [&hellip


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UCC Participates in Canada’s Defence Policy Review at Edmonton Roundtable

The Edmonton Roundtable hosted by Minister Hehr (Photo – Department of National Defence) June 10, 2016. EDMONTON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) participated in a roundtable with key stakeholders held June 4 in Edmonton, Alberta as part of public consultations taking place across Canada to inform Canada’s new defence policy. The roundtable was hosted by [&hellip


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125th Anniversary of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada

CANADA – HERE WE ARE! Canada has the third largest population of ethnic  Ukrainians behind Ukraine and Russia. Canadians born in Canada, of Ukrainian heritage, make up 3.7 % of our population. Where did they all come from originally? The first major immigration  of 170,000 rural farmers  came primarily from Galicia and Bukovina in western Ukraine. [&hellip


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UCC Applauds Proposed Law to Sanction Human Rights Abusers in Russia

May 13, 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the introduction in the House of Commons and the Senate of the “Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law)” which would “provide for the taking of restrictive measures in respect of foreign nationals responsible for gross violations of internationally recognized human [&hellip


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Canada Ukraine Business Forum – June 20, Toronto

  11 May, 2016. The Canada Ukraine Business Forum will be held on June 20 in Toronto, at the Toronto Congress Centre. Global Affairs Canada and Ukraine’s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, in partnership with the Canada-Ukraine Chamber of Commerce and the Conference Board of Canada, have the pleasure of inviting you to take [&hellip


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Please Support the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Fires Appeal

May 11, 2016. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is calling on all Canadians to support the Canadian Red Cross’ Alberta Fires Emergency Appeal. On May 3, massive wildfires triggered the largest fire-related evacuation in Alberta history with tens of thousands of people forced to leave their homes in more than 12 communities, including Fort [&hellip


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Thank You From the Canadian Red Cross

Dear Ukrainian Canadian Congress, I cannot thank you enough for your generous donation to the Alberta Fires Appeal. With your support, the Canadian Red Cross will be able to provide vital relief to those impacted by this worsening disaster. Thank you again for making it possible for us to help Canadians in their time of [&hellip


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Easter Greetings from the Ukrainian Canadian Congress

Великоднє вітання Конґресу Українців Канади    Конґрес Українців Канади щиро вітає Духовенство Українських Церков, місцеві відділи, складові організації, українсько-канадську громаду та українців по всьому світі які святкують світлий Празник Христового Воскресіння! В цей найсвятіший день року, святкуючи перемогу життя над смертю, добра над злом, ми дякуємо Богу за всі блага, згадуємо наших близьких, які відійшли [&hellip


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UCC 75 Years Strong – President/Ambassador Tour visits Alberta

27 April, 2016. Edmonton/Calgary/Red Deer, Alberta. To mark the 75th anniversary of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC), as part of the Cross-Canada Tour undertaken by UCC President Paul Grod, and Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada Andriy Shevchenko, UCC and UCC Alberta Provincial Council together held celebrations in Edmonton, Calgary and Red Deer, Alberta on April 15-18 [&hellip


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Senator Andreychuk Commemorates the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

Rising in the Senate on April 20, 2016, Senator Andreychuk commemorated the thirtieth anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. “Today, we commemorate those who lost their lives, and those who continue to suffer in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster,” said Senator Andreychuk. On April 26, 1986, a nuclear reactor exploded at the Chernobyl power [&hellip


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