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Canada and US boycott Biathlon World Cup in Russia – FIFA should be next

Canada and US boycott Biathlon World Cup in Russia – FIFA should be next March 2, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the decision by the Canadian and American Biathlon Associations to boycott the Biathlon World Cup event being held in Tyumen, Russia, March 19-26. Biathlon Canada stated, “it is our consideration that [&hellip


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February Monthly Bulletin

February was another busy month for the UCC. I wanted to share with you a personal experience that I had. On February 15 I travelled to CFB Petawawa, where I had the chance to represent our community at the departure ceremony for the next deployment of Canadian Armed Forces personnel who are going to Ukraine [&hellip


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Montreal Lithuanian Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence

Montreal Lithuanian Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence February 25, 2017 On behalf of UCC Montreal, Halyna Holowka extended a greeting and congratulations to the Lithuanian community of Montreal.  Greetings were also delivered by Mr. Darius Franckevicius, Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to Canada; Mr. Arunas Staskevicius, Honorary Consul of [&hellip


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UCC Congratulates Canada’s Olympic Team

UCC Congratulates Canada’s Olympic Team February 26, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) congratulates Canada’s Olympic Team for a wonderful performance at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Team Canada brought home the most medals in Canada’s winter Olympic history – 29, including 11 golds! Canada finished third in the medal standings, [&hellip


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Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism

Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism UCC encourages youth from coast to coast to apply by April 20, 2018 February 23, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement  of the Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism. The funding initiative was announced yesterday by the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage and [&hellip


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UCC Attends OpUNIFIER Departure Ceremony

On February 15, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) attended and participated in the departure ceremony for approximately 200 Canadian Armed Forces soldiers  out of Garrison Petawawa, who are headed to Ukraine as part of Operation UNIFIER, Canada’s military training mission in Ukraine. This is the sixth rotation of troops, most of whom are from the [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Community Welcomes  $1.45 M Federal Funding  For Holodomor Awareness Project

Ukrainian Canadian Community Welcomes  $1.45 M Federal Funding  For Holodomor Awareness Project   February 22, 2018 Toronto – The Ukrainian Canadian community welcomes the announcement by the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, of a three-year grant valued at $1.45 million to support the Holodomor National Awareness Tour and the Holodomor Mobile Classroom (“the HMC”).  The funding announcement [&hellip


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Four Years of Russia’s War against Ukraine

Four Years of Russia’s War against Ukraine  UCC calls on Canada to lead world response to Russian aggression February 21, 2018. OTTAWA. February 20 marked the fourth anniversary of the beginning of Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine. Today the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) needs your help in our advocacy for Canada to lead the international [&hellip


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Honouring the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred

Honouring the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred February 20, 2018. OTTAWA. Today, Ukraine marks the Day of Commemoration of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred (Небесна Сотня).  In the fall of 2013, the Ukrainian people took to the streets in protest against the authoritarian, corrupt regime of former president Victor Yanukovych. This movement known as [&hellip


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Canada and Ukraine cooperate on health care reforms

Canada and Ukraine cooperate on health care reforms  Ukraine, Ontario strengthen ties in health care sector February 15, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the enhanced relationship between Canada and Ukraine on reforming Ukraine’s health care system. Last week, Memoranda were signed between Ukraine and Canada, and Ukraine’s Ministry of Health and the [&hellip


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