UCC Communiques & News


UCC National Ukrainian Education Committee: COVID-19 update. Educational resources for distance learning.

  MEMORANDUM Date March 20, 2020 To: Ukrainian schools’ administration, parents and students From: Tatiana Sunak, UCC National Ukrainian Education Committee Re: COVID-19 update. Educational resources for parents and children for distance learning.   Дорогі учні, батьки і вчителі українських шкіл, В зв’язку із закриттям шкіл в рамках запобіжних заходів для припинення поширення вірусу COVID-19, [&hellip

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UCC expresses condolences on passing of Doris Kule

March 19, 2020. EDMONTON, ALTA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) expresses its deep condolences on the passing of Mrs. Doris Kule. Mrs. Kule passed away in Edmonton on March 15. She was ninety-nine years old. Born to a farming family near Boian, Alberta, Mrs. Doris Kule (nee Radesh) was a teacher, educator, community leader and [&hellip

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UCC Resources on COVID-19/coronavirus

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is committed to sharing resources to assist our community in maintaining good public health. Here are some resources from the Public Health Agency of Canada   Public Health Agency of Canada Coronavirus Information Page  For important updates, travel advice, symptoms, prevention and risk, symptoms and treatments   Public Health Awareness Resources [&hellip

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March 14 UCC Statement on Ukraine

Statement by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress March 14, 2020. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) issued the following statement in response to the news that Ukraine plans to enter into direct negotiations with so-called “representatives” of the Russian occupying forces in Donetsk and Luhansk: The Ukrainian Canadian Congress, representing 1.4 million Ukrainian Canadians, is alarmed by [&hellip

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March 2020 Newsletter

A compilation of news, information and announcements from the Ukrainian Canadian community

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UCC welcomes additional Canadian support for Ukraine

March 11, 2020. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the additional Canadian support to improve security in Ukraine. Canada will provide $2.2 million over three years to the Police Assistance Project on Strategic Reform Capacities of the National Police of Ukraine. The announcement of the additional support was made by the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, [&hellip

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Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group holds AGM, elects new leadership

March 11, 2020. OTTAWA. On March 9, the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group (CUPFG) held its Annual General Meeting. One of the largest friendship groups in Canada’s Parliament, the CUPFG brings together over 100 parliamentarians from all political parties and provides an important forum for enhancing the relationship between Canada and Ukraine. Yvan Baker, MP (Etobicoke [&hellip

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206th anniversary of the birth of Taras Shevchenko

Сьогодні українці всього світу відзначають 206-у річницю з дня народження Великого Кобзаря, Тараса Шевченка. Неможливо переоцінити внесок Шевченка в розвиток української культури, національної ідентичності, та національної свідомості.   Впродовж двох століть, український Кобзар надихає усі покоління. Щороку в Канаді учні рідних шкіл декламують вірші поета, хори виконують його твори, громади збираються на перегляди та обговорення [&hellip

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UCC Statement on International Women’s Day 2020

UCC Statement on International Women’s Day 2020 In 1975 the United Nations declared March 8 International Women’s Day to promote women’s rights. On this day, we pay special tribute to the Ukrainian Canadian women who have enriched our community through service in all walks of life. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress takes great pride in the [&hellip

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