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UCC Supports Medical Reform in Ukraine

February 6, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is concerned by the recent ruling of the Regional Administrative Court in Kyiv on February 5, 2019 which temporarily suspended Dr. Ulana Suprun from carrying out her duties as Acting Minister of Health of Ukraine.  The Court’s ruling has serious consequences for the health of Ukrainians as it [&hellip


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UCC supports #MedReform in Ukraine

Feb 5 – Ottawa.   The Ukrainian Canadian Congress issued the following statement today: “UCC is concerned by the ruling of the Regional Administrative Court in Kyiv earlier today, which bans Dr. Ulana Suprun from carrying out her duties as Acting Minister of Health of Ukraine. We recognize the significant accomplishments of the Ministry of Health [&hellip


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January 2019 Newsletter

The end of January brings to a close many weeks of Christmas, New Years and Malanka celebrations! Thank you to the many generous individuals, families and organizations across Canada who contributed to our 2018 Koliada Campaign. The financial support of the growing donor community ensures that Ukrainian Canadian Congress can continue our work into the [&hellip


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UCC Announces New Parliamentary Intern

  UCC Announces New Parliamentary Intern January 28, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is excited to welcome Ostap Woychyshyn as the new Intern of our Parliamentary Internship program.   Ostap Woychyshyn is a graduate from Carleton University with a Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering and from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor’s [&hellip


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UCC Greetings on Day of Unity of Ukraine

UCC Greetings on Day of Unity of Ukraine  January 22, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) greets all Ukrainians on the 100th anniversary of the unification of Ukrainian lands into a single, independent state. On January 22, 1919, the Unification Act was proclaimed, joining the Ukrainian People’s Republic and the Western Ukrainian People’s Republic [&hellip


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International community must act: Free Ukrainian POWs!

International community must act: Free Ukrainian POWs! January 17, 2019. OTTAWA. On January 15, a Russian “court” illegally prolonged the detention of 24 Ukrainian sailors captured during a Russian naval attack on Ukrainian ships in the Black Sea on November 25, 2018. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) calls on Canada and the international community to [&hellip


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UCC Statement on CBC report exposing Russian disinformation

UCC Statement on CBC report exposing Russian disinformation January 16, 2019. OTTAWA. On January 15, CBC’s The National aired a segment,“Russian TV airs doc claiming Nazi-loving Ukrainians are running Canada’s government.” Ukrainian Canadian Congress CEO Ihor Michalchyshyn issued the following statement: “The report by the CBC exposes the Russian government’s insidious propaganda campaign against Canada [&hellip


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UCC expresses condolences on passing of Hon. Gene Zwozdesky

January 9, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) expresses its deep sorrow on the passing of Hon. Gene Zwozdesky, former Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, former Member of the Legislative Assembly, and long-time Ukrainian Canadian community leader and volunteer. Mr. Zwozdesky died on January 6, 2019. He was 70 years old. Mr. [&hellip


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UCC mourns the passing of Gene Zwozdesky

January 6, 2018 – 10 pm MST – UCC Statement on the death of Gene Zwozdesky The Ukrainian Canadian Congress mourns the passing of Gene Zwozdesky, a great Canadian who served his province, his family and our community with honour.  His passion for Ukrainian culture, dance and music was combined with a deep dedication to [&hellip


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Orthodox Church of Ukraine receives Tomos of Autocephaly

January 6, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) warmly welcomes the long-awaited Tomos of Autocephaly for the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, received by His Beatitude Epiphaniy, Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine. His Beatitude Epiphaniy received the Tomos of Autocephaly from His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholemew I, [&hellip


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