UCC Communiques & News


UCC expresses condolences on the passing of Dr. Manoly Lupul

UCC expresses sincere condolences to the family of Dr. Manoly Lupul The full obituary and funeral service information is available here: https://edmontonjournal.remembering.ca/obituary/manoly-lupul-1076128507 &nbsp

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Ukraine’s Parliamentary Election Demonstrates Desire for Change

July 22, 2019, Ottawa. Yesterday Ukraine held early Parliamentary elections, which were widely described as free and fair by international election observers. “Ukraine’s new Parliament has a strong mandate from the Ukrainian people to deliver on reforms,” said Alexandra Chyczij, National President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC).  “We expect ongoing Euro-Atlantic integration, promotion and [&hellip

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Voters Information – вибори народних депутатів України 2019

Конґрес Українців Канади нагадує громадянам України, які постійно або тимчасово перебувають на території Канади і на день голосування досягли 18-річного віку, про участь у голосуванні на виборах.   Для того щоб проголосувати, потрібно бути включеним до виборчого списку в Канаді або до загального Державного реєстру виборців за адресою проживання/перебування. 21 липня 2019 року відбудуться позачергові вибори народних [&hellip

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July 17, 2019 UCC Op-Ed on Flight MH17

On the fifth anniversary of the downing of Flight MH17 by Russian forces in occupied Eastern Ukraine, UCC’s National President Alexandra Chyczij wrote the following article, which was published in the National Post (July 17, 2019)

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Fifth anniversary of the downing of Flight MH-17

July 17, 2019. OTTAWA. On the fifth anniversary of the downing of Flight MH-17, the Ukrainian Canadian community joins the families and friends of the victims in grief and solemn remembrance. We call upon the international community to ensure that Russian officials responsible for this appalling act of international terrorism are brought to justice. On [&hellip

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UCC calls for boycott of Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal (OSM)

Note: English language news release follows below the French Le CUC appelle au boycott de l’Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM) 16 juillet, MONTRÉAL, PQ. Le Congrès des Ukrainiens Canadiens (CUC) appelle tous les membres de sa communauté et tous les Canadiens opposés à l’agression militaire de la Russie envers l’Ukraine à boycotter l’Orchestre symphonique de [&hellip

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Ambassadors of G7 to Ukraine react to President Zelenskyy’s lustration bill

The Ambassadors of the G7 countries to Ukraine stated on July 12, “Electoral change and political rotation are the norm in democracy. Indiscriminate bans on all participants in executive and legislative governance are not. Since 2014, we have been appreciative of reform progress achieved in some important areas. While it is right to hold those [&hellip

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UCC Spring-Summer 2019 Bulletin

Welcome to our latest newsletter featuring stories from across Canada! From Vyshyvanka celebrations on Parliament Hill to Conference for Ukrainian Educators in Winnipeg, we have much news to share with you. Also, we are working hard to prepare for the Triennial Congress taking place on November 1-3 in Ottawa. In this newsletter, you will read [&hellip

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UCC welcomes Canada’s increased support for Ukraine

UCC welcomes Canada’s increased support for Ukraine Successful Ukraine Reform Conference held in Toronto July 5, 2019. OTTAWA, ON. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes Canada’s increased support for Ukraine. During the Ukraine Reform Conference, which took place in Toronto July 2-4, the Government of Canada announced over $45 million in support for Ukraine, including [&hellip

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