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UKRAINIAN HOSPITALS RECEIVE FOUR AMBULANCES FROM CANADIAN PARAMEDICS SERVICES AND UKRAINIAN CANADIAN COMMUNITY

 Katherine Vellinga of EuroMaidan Canada September 23, 2015 – KYIV, UKRAINE – Four Canadian ambulances that are ready for service were handed off to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine this morning. The ambulances, along with equipment and supplies, were donated by paramedics services from the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta to the main [&hellip


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UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS UNVEILS LOGO FOR COMMEMORATIONS OF 125TH ANNIVERSARY OF UKRAINIAN IMMIGRATION TO CANADA

OTTAWA – SEPTEMBER 22, 2015. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress unveiled the official logo for the celebrations marking the 125th anniversary of Ukrainian immigration to Canada. The logo was designed by Ukrainian Canadian artist Oleh Lesiuk. For more information on the artist and design, please see attached backgrounder. КОНҐРЕС УКРАЇНЦІВ КАНАДИ ПРЕДСТАВИВ ЛОГОТИП ВІДЗНАЧЕННЯ 125-ої РІЧНИЦІ [&hellip


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Media Advisory: Ukrainian hospitals to receive four ambulances from Canadian paramedics services and Ukrainian Canadian community

MEDIA ADVISORY September 21, 2015 Ukrainian hospitals to receive four ambulances from Canadian paramedics services and Ukrainian Canadian community This Wednesday, September 23, a ceremony will take place in Kyiv involving four ambulances that are ready for service, along with equipment and supplies that will be handed off to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. [&hellip


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UKRAINIAN DIASPORA LEADERS GATHER TO PLAN SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE

Ukrainian diaspora leaders at the Unity for Ukraine Rally in Madrid, Spain 18 September 2015 – Madrid, Spain – Representatives of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) participated in the Annual General Meeting of the Ukrainian World Congress, held on 11-13 September in Madrid, Spain. “The UWC Annual General Meeting was an important opportunity for the [&hellip


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CANADIAN ARMED FORCES BEGIN TRAINING MISSION IN UKRAINE

16 September, 2015 – Yavoriv, Ukraine – On 14 September, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) officially launched their training mission of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at the International Training Centre at Yavoriv, in Lviv Oblast, Ukraine today. Opening ceremony, Yavoriv, 14 September 2015 The commencement of Canada’s training mission was marked at a military parade and official [&hellip


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UCC PARTICIPATES IN YALTA EUROPEAN STRATEGY ANNUAL MEETING

YES Annual Meeting Participants, YES © 2015. Photographed by Sergei Illin, Aleksandr Indychii, Aleksandr Pilyugin and Valentіna Tsymbaliuk September 15, 2015 – Kyiv, Ukraine – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) participated in the 12th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting, held in Kyiv on September 10-12. YES is the “go to” conference for the current state of affairs of [&hellip


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UCC RELEASES 2015 FEDERAL ELECTION QUESTIONNAIRE FOR PARTY LEADERS AND CANDIDATES

September 11, 2015 – OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) today released surveys to Canada’s political party leaders and candidates contesting the 2015 Federal Election in Canada, in order to find out where the parties stand on issues of importance to the Ukrainian Canadian community. The surveys were sent to party leaders and candidates [&hellip


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UCC eNewsletter – September 2015

In this issue: UCC Strongly Condemns Sentencing in Russia’s Sentsov/Kolchenko case Featured Ukrainian Canadian: In Memoriam Yaroslaw Czolij (1932-2015) Black Ribbon Day Commemorations 2015 Paul Yuzyk Awards 2015 UCC Annual General Meeting on September 25-27 in Ottawa Upcoming Ukrainian Festivals Call for Volunteers Thanking our Corporate Sponsors   UCC Strongly Condemns Sentencing in Russia’s Sentsov/Kolchenko [&hellip


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UCC STRONGLY CONDEMNS SENTENCING IN RUSSIA’S SENTSOV/KOLCHENKO CASE

August 25, 2015 – Ottawa – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns the verdict and sentencing handed down today in Russia’s show trial of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov and Ukrainian activist Oleksandr Kolchenko. A Russian court in Rostov-on-Don, ignoring all evidence exonerating the two men, found guilty and sentenced Sentsov to 20 years in [&hellip


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Greetings on the 24th Anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine – August 24, 1991-August 24, 2015

Dear Friends! The Ukrainian Canadian Congress, its member organizations, provincial councils and local branches extend warm greetings to the Ukrainian Canadian community and all those celebrating the 24th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence. Through the centuries, the people of Ukraine struggled and fought for their liberty and independence. Generations of Ukrainians endured and resisted years of [&hellip


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