UCC Communiques & News


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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Ukrainian Christmas Greetings – Jan 5, 2019

2019 Різдвяні Привітання від Конґресу Українців Канади В цю пору року, коли ми збираємося за одним столом з рідними та друзями святкувати Різдво та Новий Рік, Конґрес Українців Канади дякує тисячам волонтерам, які служать нашій громаді, та нашим щедрим жертводавцям та прихильникам! Ваша постійна підтримка та невтомні зусилля роблять нашугромаду сильнoю та об’єднаною. Ми молимося за наших сестер й братів в Україні. Вони [&hellip

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December 2018 Newsletter

As we gather with family and friends to celebrate the Christmas season, please accept my warmest wishes for safe and happy holiday and success in the new year! Христос Родився! Славімо Його! This past month, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress – National held a successful Annual General Meeting and meeting of the Board of Directors. Paul [&hellip

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Short Term Communications & Policy Analyst

Communications & Policy Analyst – Term (February to May)  Applications are due by Friday January 4, 2019  The Communications & Policy Analyst is responsible for managing the Ukrainian Canadian Congresses policy and communications matters by developing expertise, research and communications materials to the staff and Board.  Working from UCC’s Ottawa office they will synthesize research and analysis to accurately, clearly and concisely put forward policy [&hellip

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CANADEM recruitment of Long-Term Electoral Observers

On December 6 the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development, announced up to $24 million in support for Ukraine’s democracy ahead of the 2019 election cycle in Ukraine. $11 million has been specifically identified for elections observer missions.  CANADEM has been identified as the implementing [&hellip

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UCC welcomes establishment of Independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church

UCC welcomes establishment of Independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church December 17, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) warmly welcomes the establishment of a single, autocephalous Orthodox Church of Ukraine. This historic decision was taken by the Unifying Council (Synod) of Ukrainian Orthodoxy on December 15, 2018, in Kyiv. “The establishment of the Orthodox Church of [&hellip

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Приєднайтеся до нашої  2018 Коляди! We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 

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Canada’s Defence Committee calls for increased Russia sanctions

Canada’s Defence Committee calls for increased Russia sanctions and increased NATO presence in Black Sea  December 13, 2018. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the report tabled by the House of Commons Standing Committee on National Defence (NDDN) calling for increased sanctions on Russia and an increased NATO presence in the Black Sea. “The international community [&hellip

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