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Christmas Carols Performed at Prime Minister’s Residence, 24 Sussex Drive

Christmas Carols Performed at Prime Minister’s Residence,   24 Sussex Drive      Ottawa, Canada – January 12, 2015-On January 8, Ukrainian Canadian Carollers performed traditional Ukrainian Christmas carols “Koliady” and “Shchedrivky” at the Prime Minister’s residence. At the beginning of the Ukrainian Christmas season (Julian calendar January 7 to 19), a group of carollers [&hellip


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CANADIANS ASSIST IN DELIVERY OF MILITARY GEAR FOR UKRAINE

Canadians Assist in Delivery of Military Gear for Ukraine  KYIV – January 9, 2015. To mark the arrival of Canadian non-lethal aid to the Ukrainian military via transport plane, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress collaborated with #BABYLON’13 to produce a film highlighting the cooperation between the Ukrainian Canadian community and the Government of Canada to ensure [&hellip


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Russian hockey team greeted by anti-Putin protesters [The Toronto Star]

Source: http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2015/01/05/russian_hockey_team_greeted_by_antiputin_protesters.html Paul Grod, president of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, leads a protest outside the World Junior Hockey Championship in Toronto Monday night against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. By: Nicholas Keung Immigration reporter, Published on Mon Jan 05 2015 Protesters braved Monday’s deep freeze to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraineoutside the Air Canada Centre where the Russian team [&hellip


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Ukrainians worry about displaced during Christmas [Winnipeg Free Press]

Source: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/ukrainians-worry-about-displaced-during-christmas-287483071.html By: Carol Sanders Tens of thousands of Ukrainians displaced by conflict face a cold Christmas away from home. “It’s hard to celebrate when you’re far from home and when you don’t know when you can return,” said aid worker Ruth Plett, Mennonite Central Committee co-representative in eastern Europe. Most of the people who fled [&hellip


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SUPPORT THE UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS KOLIADA CAMPAIGN

SUPPORT THE UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS KOLIADA CAMPAIGN As we gather with our families and friends to celebrate the holidays, please accept my warmest wishes for a joyful and blessed New Year and Christmas season. May the New Year bring peace, health and happiness to you and your loved ones.  This past year saw many successes [&hellip


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MEDIA ADVISORY – New President of Canada’s only national coalition of ethnic groups vows to keep multiculturalism alive.

MEDIA ADVISORY New President of Canada’s only national coalition of ethnic groups  vows to keep multiculturalism alive.   Ottawa, December 23, 2014.   The Canadian Ethnocultural Council (CEC) held its Biennial General Meeting of members in Toronto on December 14, 2014. The newly elected President, Dominic Campione, a national past president of the National Congress of Italian [&hellip


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UCC Welcomes additional sanctions by Government of Canada against Russia and Kremlin-backed terrorists

Statement by Prime Minister of Canada announcing additional sanctions http://www.pm.gc.ca/eng/news/2014/12/19/statement-prime-minister-canada-announcing-additional-sanctions   Backgrounder – Expanded Sanctions List http://www.pm.gc.ca/eng/news/2014/12/19/expanded-sanctions-list   Backgrounder – Restrictions on Technologies http://www.pm.gc.ca/eng/news/2014/12/19/restrictions-technologies-used-russias-oil-exploration-and-extractive-sector   Prime Minister Harper Speaks to President Poroshenko http://www.pm.gc.ca/eng/news/2014/12/19/prime-minister-stephen-harper-speaks-ukrainian-president-petro-poroshenko


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STAMPS COMMEMORATING 100th ANNIVERSARY OF CANADA’S FIRST INTERNMENT OPERATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

16 December 2014 – Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce that a stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of Canada’s First National Internment Operations is available for purchase.   During the First World War, thousands of Canadians, many of them of Ukrainian heritage, were designated “enemy aliens” and incarcerated under the [&hellip


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UCC eNewsletter – December 2014

In this Issue: Christmas Greeting from UCC President Paul Grod The Council of Ukrainian Credit Unions of Canada held AGM  Holodomor Commemorations held across Canada Ukrainian Canadian Community Commemorates the One Year Anniversary of Revolution of Dignity Former Russian PM Mikhail Kasyanov visits University of Ottawa Featured Ukrainian Canadian: Dr. Petro Potichnyj Tribute to Liberty [&hellip


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