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Black Ribbon Day – August 23

Black Ribbon Day August 20, 2019. OTTAWA. On August 23, Canadians commemorate Black Ribbon Day, the National Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Communism and Nazism in Europe. Established through a unanimous resolution of Canada’s Parliament in 2009, Black Ribbon Day coincides with the anniversary of the signing of the infamous Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact between [&hellip


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Black Ribbon Day 2019

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) encourages all Canadians to take part in Black Ribbon Day Commemoration events being held across the country. Events commemorating Black Ribbon Day are being organized by the Central and Eastern European Council, which represents the interests of 4 million Canadians of Central and Eastern European descent. For information on events [&hellip


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Triennial Congress to address the changing needs of our community

Triennial Congress to address the changing needs of our community UCC welcomes Chair of Triennial Congress Resolutions Committee August 8, 2019, OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Oleh Wolowyna will address the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians on new research into changes and growth in our community. [&hellip


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August 2019 UCC Monthly Bulletin

It’s hard to believe that just a month ago Toronto was host to the Ukraine Reform Conference  with hundreds of delegates including Ukrainian President Zelenskyy and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Now that historic Ukrainian Parliamentary elections have also taken place, and we extend thanks to the dedicated elections observers in Ukraine and at voting [&hellip


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Holodomor National Awareness Tour Schedule

August 1               – Truro, NC – Rath Eastlink Community Centre 9 a.m.-5 p.m. August 2, 3          – Sydney, NS – locations pending August 4               – Sydney, NS – Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Church, 49 West Street – 10a.m. – 1p.m. August 5               – New Glasgow, NS – Pictou County Wellness Centre, 2-2756 Westville Rd. – [&hellip


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Ukrainian Independence Day Celebrations 2019

Every year, the Ukrainian community in Canada celebrates Ukrainian Independence Day. Below, we have provided you with the list of events in your province! Events are sorted according to their commencement date. To get more information on the particular event, please right click on the corresponding picture to view the image in its entirety. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– [&hellip


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Happy belated 90th birthday to our loyal donor and supporter Maria Harasym

Happy belated 90th birthday to our loyal donor and supporter Maria Harasym Mrs. Harasym was born in the Kalush region of Ukraine and came to Canada with her husband Wasyl in 1952. While in her new home she raised her 3 children and generously volunteered in our community earning her recognition and an award from [&hellip


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Ukraine’s Parliamentary Election Demonstrates Desire for Change

July 22, 2019, Ottawa. Yesterday Ukraine held early Parliamentary elections, which were widely described as free and fair by international election observers. “Ukraine’s new Parliament has a strong mandate from the Ukrainian people to deliver on reforms,” said Alexandra Chyczij, National President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC).  “We expect ongoing Euro-Atlantic integration, promotion and [&hellip


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Fifth anniversary of the downing of Flight MH-17

July 17, 2019. OTTAWA. On the fifth anniversary of the downing of Flight MH-17, the Ukrainian Canadian community joins the families and friends of the victims in grief and solemn remembrance. We call upon the international community to ensure that Russian officials responsible for this appalling act of international terrorism are brought to justice. On [&hellip


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UCC calls for boycott of Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal (OSM)

Note: English language news release follows below the French Le CUC appelle au boycott de l’Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM) 16 juillet, MONTRÉAL, PQ. Le Congrès des Ukrainiens Canadiens (CUC) appelle tous les membres de sa communauté et tous les Canadiens opposés à l’agression militaire de la Russie envers l’Ukraine à boycotter l’Orchestre symphonique de [&hellip


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