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UCC’s Urgent Request to MPs Regarding the Situation in Ukraine

The Ukrainian Canadian community is grateful for Canada’s unwavering support for the people of Ukraine. We welcome the recent visits to Ukraine by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Ministers John Baird and Rob Nicholson and many Parliamentarians over the past several months.


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Announcing CTO – the One Hundred Plaques Across Canada Initiative [UCCLF Media Release]

UCCLF Media Release Announcing CTO – the One Hundred Plaques Across Canada Initiative © 2014, UCCLF Ottawa – For Immediate Release (26 January 2014) To mark the 100th anniversary of Canada’s first national internment operations of 1914-1920, the Ukrainian Canadian Civil Liberties Foundation (www.ucclf.ca) will be unveiling 100 plaques on Friday, 22 August 2014, the [&hellip


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ONE HUNDRED PLAQUES RECIPIENT LIST – “CTO” – RECALLING CANADA’S FIRST NATIONAL INTERNMENT OPERATIONS, 1914-1920

TEXT FROM ORIGINAL DOCUMENT: “CTO” –RECALLING CANADA’S FIRST NATIONAL INTERNMENT OPERATIONS,1914-1920ONE HUNDRED PLAQUES RECIPIENT LIST(as of 3 June 2014) I. NOVA SCOTIA1. Cumberland County Museum and Archives, Amherst, Nova Scotia, B4H 3A7 II. QUEBEC2. St Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, 2338 Iberville Street, Montreal, Quebec, H2K 3C63. Holy Protection of the Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress President Paul Grod attends Inauguration of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko Meets with Key Political, Religious and Civil Society Leaders

Ukrainian Canadian Congress President Paul Grod attends Inauguration of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Meets with Key Political, Religious and Civil Society Leaders   June 7-12, 2014 – KYIV, UKRAINE.. The President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Mr. Paul Grod attended the swearing-in ceremony of the newly elected President of Ukraine, Mr. Petro Poroshenko at [&hellip


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CRISIS IN UKRAINE: Daily Briefing Note – June 11, 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: Daily Briefing 11 June, 2014, 7PM Kyiv time   1. Kremlin-backed violence in Eastern Ukraine The active phase of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in Donetsk and Luhansk continues. The Donetsk oblast State Administration reports that there is an ongoing battle between ATO forces and Kremlin-backed armed extremists near Slovyansk, as of 4:30 PM Kyiv time. Divisions [&hellip


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Don’t Forget Crimea [The New York Times]

The Opinion Pages Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/09/opinion/dont-forget-crimea.html?emc=eta1&_r=0 By WILLIAM TAYLOR, STEVEN K. PIFER and JOHN E. HERBST JUNE 8, 2014 As the situation in Ukraine has evolved from an internal to an international crisis, Western diplomacy has focused on persuading Moscow to de-escalate tensions. That has made good sense, given the potential for the situation to spin out of control. At the same [&hellip


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“Boycott Putin Now” campaign gains momentum: Global Pressure Mounts to Revoke Russia’s hosting of FIFA’s 2018 World Cup

Ottawa, Canada (June 5, 2014) – A global campaign calling for consumers to boycott sponsors of FIFA’s

World Cup has now expanded to include Visa (NYSE:V), Kia Motors (OTN: KIMTF) and Sony (NYSE:SNE) .

United with Ukraine, the organization spearheading the campaign was formed to mobilize global

grassroots opposition to Vladimir Putin and Russia’s illegal annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula

and its orchestrating of violent terrorist activities across Eastern and Southern Ukraine. The 2018 World

Cup was awarded to Russia by FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association), the international

governing body of the sport of football.


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UCC Marks 70th Anniversary of D-Day and Battle of Normandy

June 6, 2014 – OTTAWA—The Ukrainian Canadian Congress today marks the 70th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy by releasing the names of Ukrainian Canadians who gave their lives on 6 June 1944. The UCC pays its respects to the memory of those Canadians who sacrificed their lives in the name of freedom. Among those [&hellip


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UCC PRESIDENT GROD TO ATTEND SWEARING-IN CEREMONY OF PRESIDENT-ELECT PETRO POROSHENKO

UCC PRESIDENT GROD TO ATTEND SWEARING-IN CEREMONY OF PRESIDENT-ELECT OF UKRAINE PETRO POROSHENKO OTTAWA – JUNE 5, 2014.. Ukrainian Canadian Congress President Paul Grod is participating in an international security forum in Wroclaw, Poland and will then be travelling to Kyiv, Ukraine, to attend the swearing-in ceremony on June 7, 2014, of Petro Poroshenko as the new President of Ukraine. [&hellip


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80th Commemoration of the Holodomor Writing Competition Results

80th Commemoration of the Holodomor Writing Competition Results   In 2013 the third Holodomor Writing Competition was held under the auspices of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC).  This year’s competition, advertised across the country resulted in 26 accepted submissions from many parts of Canada including Toronto, Hamilton, Winnipeg, Edmonton, North Battleford, Ottawa, Yorkton and Mississauga.  [&hellip


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