UCC Communiques & News


Triennial Congress – 6 days left for Early Bird Registration!

Triennial Congress – 6 days left for Early Bird Registration! Deadline for Award Nomination Submissions June 30 With the XXVI Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians in our nation’s capital Ottawa just four months away, organizers and volunteers are busy planning an exciting and engaging program! Share Your Vision – Build Our Future! We encourage everyone [&hellip

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New Wave of Persecution against Crimean Tatars in Russian-occupied Crimea

New Wave of Persecution against Crimean Tatars in Russian-occupied Crimea June 21, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the wave of political persecution against Crimean Tatars in Russian-occupied Crimea. The UCC calls on Canada and the international community to respond to the repressions with resolute action. The UCC calls on the Government [&hellip

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75th Anniversary of D-Day

June 6, 2019. OTTAWA. Today, we mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day. On June 6, 1944, the Allied Forces landed on the beaches of Normandy in German-occupied France. Thus began the liberation of Europe from Nazi tyranny. Seventy-five years ago, among the Allied landing force of nearly 150,000 soldiers, over 14,000 Canadian soldiers landed at [&hellip

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Ukrainian Canadians killed during D-Day operations

Ukrainian Canadians killed during D-Day operations (compiled for UCC by Mr. Ron Sorobey and Mr. Myron Momryk) Buried at Beny-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery is about 1 kilometre east of the village of Reviers, on the Creully-Tailleville-Ouistreham road (D.35). Reviers is a village and commune in the Department of the Calvados. It is located 15 kilometres north-west [&hellip

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UCC Community Survey Results

UCC Community Survey Results Key Public Policy Themes Emerge for 2019   June 04, 2019. Ottawa, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is pleased to announce its key public policy themes leading up to this year’s Canadian federal election. These 6 key themes have emerged from an extensive consultation which included an online community survey conducted in [&hellip

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“Kruty 1918” film tour

Фундація «BCU Foundation» представляє, вперше в Канаді, новий популярний український історичний фільм-екшн «Крути 1918». «Крути 1918» — художній фільм за реальною історією бою на залізничній станції Крути взимку 1918-го року, коли чотири сотні юнаків стали до бою проти 4-тисячної добре озброєної безжалісної московської орди генерала Муравйова. Показ режисерської версії кінострічки «Крути 1918» це також унікальна [&hellip

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Heroes of Their Day Project

The Ukrainian Canadian Civil Liberties Foundation, in association with the Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain, is raising funds to install a commemorative stained glass window in a church in London, England, honouring the men and women who volunteered for overseas service during the Second World War. Some of these veterans remained in Europe afterwards [&hellip

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To the Shores of Freedom Plaque Unveiling in Halifax

On May 25th, 2019, The League of Ukrainian Canadian Women (LUCW), in partnership with the League of Ukrainian Canadians (LUC), hosted To the Shores of Freedom –a Plaque Unveiling Ceremony & Tribute Program at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax, NS. The Shores of Freedom Fund at BCU Foundation donated $10,000 to the Canadian Museum [&hellip

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UCC Edmonton welcomes New President

Anastasiya Khoma was born in Ukraine and moved to Edmonton when she was still in high school. In addition to being a diligent student of Louis St. Laurent high school, she took Saturday classes at Ivan Franko School of Ukrainian Studies, went to PLAST, volunteered and worked. In 2013, she successfully graduated from high school and continued her studies at [&hellip

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