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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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UCC Congratulates PM-Designate Justin Trudeau and Welcomes Eleven Ukrainian Canadians Elected to Parliament

OCTOBER 20, 2015 – OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress congratulates Mr. Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada for the results of the 2015 Canadian federal election. “On behalf of Canada’s 1.3 million Ukrainian Canadian community, I congratulate Mr. Trudeau on his election as Prime Minister and all the Members of Parliament elected to [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Community Leaders Meet With Conservative Leader Stephen Harper

TORONTO – OCTOBER 17, 2015. Leaders of the Ukrainian Canadian community met today with The Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper, the Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, to discuss the priorities of the Ukrainian Canadian community and the UCC’s election questionnaire in advance of the October 19 federal election. “We appreciate the opportunity to meet [&hellip


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Конґрес Українців Канади з приємністю вітає Лесю Спольську як Директора Розвитку

Леся родом зі Львова, свої перші роки у Канаді провела у Калґарі, a пізніше в Оттаві й Торонто. Познайомившись з унікальною українсько-канадською громадою, яка об’єднує українців Канади різних поколінь, стала активною учасницею життя цієї спільноти. Підтримку та відданість українській громаді Канади Леся продемонструвала своєю волентерською роботою у багатьох ділянках. Леся євіце-президентом Оттавського відділі КУК та [&hellip


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UKRAINIAN DIASPORA LEADERS GATHER TO PLAN SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE

Ukrainian diaspora leaders at the Unity for Ukraine Rally in Madrid, Spain 18 September 2015 – Madrid, Spain – Representatives of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) participated in the Annual General Meeting of the Ukrainian World Congress, held on 11-13 September in Madrid, Spain. “The UWC Annual General Meeting was an important opportunity for the [&hellip


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CANADIAN ARMED FORCES BEGIN TRAINING MISSION IN UKRAINE

16 September, 2015 – Yavoriv, Ukraine – On 14 September, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) officially launched their training mission of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at the International Training Centre at Yavoriv, in Lviv Oblast, Ukraine today. Opening ceremony, Yavoriv, 14 September 2015 The commencement of Canada’s training mission was marked at a military parade and official [&hellip


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