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UCC Welcomes Emergency Debate in Canadian Parliament on Situation in Ukraine

MEDIA RELEASE UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS WELCOMES EMERGENCY DEBATE IN CANADIAN PARLIAMENT ON SITUATION IN UKRAINE  OTTAWA – DECEMBER 10, 2013.. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomed the emergency “take-note” debate being held in the House of Commons tonight at 7:30 p.m.on the situation in Ukraine. The motion, introduced by the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, [&hellip


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UCC President Paul Grod Accompanies Minister Baird on Visit to Ukraine

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS PRESIDENT PAUL GROD ACCOMPANIES MINISTER BAIRD ON VISIT TO UKRAINE Mr. Grod has been invited to accompany Canada’s Foreign Minister, the Honourable John Baird, MP, on his trip to Ukraine to take part in the OSCE Ministerial meeting taking placeDecember 5-6, 2013, in Kyiv. “I look forward to meeting with civil society [&hellip


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Reminder: UCC Denounces Brutal Attack on Peaceful Protestors

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS DENOUNCES BRUTAL ATTACK ON PEACEFUL PROTESTORS   November 30, 2013. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress today denounced the brutal violence perpetrated against the peaceful protestors of “Euromaidan” in Kyiv Ukraine by Berkut special forces, which have left dozens seriously injured. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress condemned the attack on the peaceful demonstrators gathered in Kyiv’s Maidan Nezalezhnosti [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Congress Denounces Brutal Attack on Peaceful Protestors

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS DENOUNCES BRUTAL ATTACK ON PEACEFUL PROTESTORS Photo Source: bbc.co.uk   November 30, 2013. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress today denounced the brutal violence perpetrated against the peaceful protestors of “Euromaidan” in Kyiv Ukraine by Berkut special forces, which have left dozens seriously injured. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress condemned the attack on the peaceful demonstrators gathered in [&hellip


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UCC Delegation Meets with Foreign Minister Baird: Discusses EU-Ukraine Association Agreement; Minister Announces Election Observers in 5 Problematic Ridings

UCC DELEGATION MEETS WITH FOREIGN MINISTER BAIRD:   DISCUSSES EU-UKRAINE ASSOCIATION AGREEMENT; MINISTER ANNOUNCES ELECTION OBSERVERS IN 5 PROBLEMATIC RIDINGS     OTTAWA – November 27, 2013. A delegation of leaders from the Ukrainian Canadian Community met with Canada’s Foreign Minister yesterday to highlight the concerns of the community regarding the situation in Ukraine, and [&hellip


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UCC Announces Call to Action calling upon Ukraine’s President to ratify the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

ЗАКЛИК ДО ГРОМАДИ! 23 листопада 2013 р. До проводів складових організацій Конґресу Українців Канади Шановна українська громада! 21 листопада 2013 р., уряд України прийняв рішення призупинити процес підготовки до укладання Угоди про асоціацію між ЄС і Україною та натомість відновити активний діалог з Російською Федерацією та іншими країнами Митного союзу. В Україні та в країнах де [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Community Denounces decision by Ukrainian Authorities to halt EU Association Agreement Preparations

THE UKRAINIAN CANADIAN COMMUNITY DENOUNCES DECISION BY UKRAINIAN AUTHORITIES TO HALT EU ASSOCIATION AGREEMENT PREPARATIONS OTTAWA – November 22, 2013.. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is deeply disappointed and denounces the decision of the Government of Ukraine to “stop the process of preparation for the conclusion of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU …and [&hellip


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Government of Canada Issue Statement on Ukraine’s Suspension of Ukraine – EU Preparations

CANADA DISAPPOINTED WITH UKRAINE’S SUSPENSION OF PREPARATIONS FOR UKRAINE – EUROPEAN UNION AGREEMENT  November 22, 2013 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Canada is deeply disappointed with today’s announcement by the Ukrainian government of its decision to suspend preparations for the signing of the Association Agreement and Deep and Comprehensive Free [&hellip


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Jewish and Ukrainian Canadians Remember the Victims of the Holodomor in Soviet Ukriane

Media Release: Ottawa (22 November 2013) – For Immediate Release Jewish and Ukrainian Canadians Remember the Victims of the Holodomor in Soviet Ukraine In 1953, Raphael Lemkin, known as the father of the United Nations Convention on Genocide, described the 1932-1933 famine in Soviet Ukraine as a “classic example of Soviet genocide.” He went on:  [&hellip


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Sharing the Story – Holodomor Awareness eNewsletter – Volume 1, Issue 7 – November 20, 2013.

Volume 1, Issue 7 – November 20, 2013.    Black Flag installations raise awareness across Canada Black Flag Installation at Winnipeg’s Holy Family Home Throughout Canada installations of 33 black flags Grade 8 and 9 students at Balwin Public School in Edmonton commemorate 80th anniversary with black flag display at prominent city locations pay tribute to [&hellip


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