UCC Communiques & News


UCC statement on fire at Hamilton Ukrainian Cultural Centre

April 12, 2019 – The following statement was issued by UCC National President Alexandra Chyczij in response to the fire: This morning many of us woke up to the news that the Hamilton Ukrainian Cultural Centre had suffered a terrible fire overnight. While it is fortunate no one was injured, the building was devastated.  The [&hellip

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Voters Information – Президентські вибори – 2019

21 квітня 2019 року відбудеться повторне голосування на виборах Президента України Голосування на виборчій дільниці №900037 проводитиметься в приміщенні Посольства України в Канаді за адресою 310 Somerset Street West, Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 0J9, з 08 години до 20 години за місцевим часом. Для отримання виборчого бюлетеня потрібна особиста присутність виборця з чинним паспортом громадянина України для [&hellip

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UCC Commemorates Genocide Remembrance Month

UCC Commemorates Genocide Remembrance Month OTTAWA, April 10, 2019.  In recognition of Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation, and Prevention Month, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress is once again part of a coalition of civil society organizations joining together to solemnly commemorate and condemn acts of genocide and recommit to working together to prevent genocide. Events are scheduled to take place [&hellip

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Registration Open for XXVI Triennial Congress!!

Registration Open for XXVI Triennial Congress!!   June 30 Early Bird Registration Deadline! April 10, 2019. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress today opened delegate registration for the XXVI Triennial Congress, taking place November 1-3, 2019 in Ottawa. UCC Triennial Congress Registration Site “This is a very important event for the Ukrainian Canadian community, it is [&hellip

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UCC Celebrates National Volunteer Week 2019

Thank you to our volunteers! Celebrating National Volunteer Week 2019 April 8, 2019. As Canada celebrates National Volunteer Week, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) expresses heartfelt gratitude to all our tireless volunteers across the country.  Together, we keep our community strong! The theme of this year’s National Volunteer Week is ‘The volunteer factor – lifting [&hellip

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UCC Op-Ed: Addressing Russian Aggression

On April 3, 2019 The Hill Times published an editorial by UCC National President Alexandra Chyczij about the need for continued focus on sanctioning Russia for ongoing aggression and human rights violations

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Ukraine Completes First Round of Presidential Elections 

Ukraine Completes First Round of Presidential Elections  April 1, 2019. OTTAWA.  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) was pleased that the Presidential elections in Ukraine on Sunday March 31, 2019 proceeded in a fair and free manner and met international standards for democratic elections.    “UCC was pleased to see voting take place in a peaceful atmosphere in Ukraine and at voting locations in [&hellip

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April 2019 Canada Newsletter

The April 2019 Monthly Canadian Newsletter, featuring articles, information and events from about the Ukrainian Canadian community

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CBC Radio Interview with UCC CEO – March 28, 2019

  March 28, 2019. Toronto’s Pearson International Airport is the latest travel hub to change the spelling of Ukraine’s capital from Russian to Ukrainian. Ihor Michalchyshyn, CEO of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, spoke about the larger #KyivNotKiev movement. https://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/here-and-now-toronto/segment/15682964?fbclid=IwAR3Pe7w8TmG4DW71ITLPI1jRfMW-cGAq9kI-ZlN7xzdNvgnDyqcY_14llf

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