UCC Communiques & News


UCC welcomes expansion of Canada’s military training in Ukraine

January 29, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement by Canada’s Department of National Defence of the deployment of additional Canadian Armed Forces trainers to Operation UNIFIER, Canada’s military training mission in Ukraine.   The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Canada’s Minister of National Defence, stated, “This increase of CAF trainers demonstrates Canada’s [&hellip

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day January 26, 2018. OTTAWA. On January 27, the world commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this day, which marks the liberation of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, we mourn the millions of victims of the Holocaust. We honour the memory of more than six million Jews, and millions of other victims – [&hellip

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100 Years of Modern Ukrainian Statehood

100 років Новітньої Української Державності Боже великий, єдиний Нам Україну храни, Волі і світу промінням Ти її осіни. 21-го січня 2018, Оттава. 22-го січня українці всього світу святкують 100-річчя проголошення української державності. Цього дня, 22-го січня 1918-го р Четвертим Універсалом, Українська Центральна Рада проголосила Українську Народну Республіку незалежною, вільною та суверенною державою. Роком пізніше, 22-го [&hellip

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Join #UnitedUkraine Campaign!

Join #UnitedUkraine Campaign! On January 10, 2018 the fourth international #UnitedUkraine campaign was launched. The UCC encourages all who support Ukraine and its unity and the end of Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine to participate in the #UnitedUkraine campaign. The #UnitedUkraine campaign is dedicated to the anniversary of the historic Unification Act on January 22, [&hellip

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Defenders of Ukraine Fund – Call for Applications

January 9, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) and Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF) today issued a call for applications for the Defenders of Ukraine Fund for projects to assist Ukraine war veterans.  This follows the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between UCC and CUF. Applications are being sought for projects which benefit of [&hellip

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Різдвяні Привітання 2018

Різдвяні Привітання Ukrainian Christmas Greetings

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UCC Event-kit-in-a-box

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress was proud to be part of celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation.  As a part of our Youth Engaging Youth project we worked across Canada on many projects involving cultural celebrations, sporting events and other youth oriented activities. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress has prepared this ‘event-kit-in-a-box’ as part of our commitment [&hellip

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UCC expresses condolences to family of late Johnny Bower

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) expresses condolences to the family of Johnny Bower, legendary NHL player and proud Ukrainian Canadian.  Born by the family name of Kiszkan, he loved hockey and became one of the games legendary players. The Toronto Maple Leafs paid tribute to Mr. Bower at a special ceremony before puck drop against the [&hellip

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