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  • UCC meets with Ukraine’s Foreign Minister

    UCC meets with Ukraine’s Foreign Minister  On April 22, Ukrainian community leaders met with Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin in Toronto. Paul Grod, National President of the UCC, led the community delegation. Canada’s Ambassador to Ukraine, His Excellency Roman Waschuk, Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada, His Excellency Andriy Shevchenko, and Borys Wrzesnewskyj, (MP, Etobicoke-Centre) attended the […]


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    Commemorating the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster

    Commemorating the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster On April 26, the world commemorates the 32nd anniversary of the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster in Ukraine. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) asks all Canadians to pause today in remembrance of the thousands of victims of this terrible tragedy. On April 26, 1986, a reactor at the Chornobyl nuclear power plant […]


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    Ontario Trillium Foundation provides support to Holodomor National Awareness Tour

    Ontario Trillium Foundation provides support to Holodomor National Awareness Tour April 23, 2018. TORONTO. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement by the Ontario Trillium Foundation of a grant of $750,000 to the Canada Ukraine Foundation to support the work of the Holodomor National Awareness Tour (HNAT) and the Holodomor Mobile Classroom (HMC). On […]


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    UCC statement on attack in Toronto

    UCC statement on attack in Toronto April 24, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress expresses its deep condolences to all those who lost family and friends in the terrible attack in Toronto. May the Memory of the Victims be Eternal. Вічная Пам’ять. Yesterday, ten people were killed and fifteen injured in a deliberate and disgraceful […]


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    Canada expels Russian diplomats in response to chemical attack in UK

    Canada expels Russian diplomats in response to chemical attack in UK March 26, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the expulsion of four Russian diplomats by Canada in response to the recent chemical attack in Salisbury, United Kingdom, perpetrated by the Russian Federation. The expulsions were announced by the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s […]


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    2018 Pysanka Events

    On behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress please accept our very best wishes for a wonderful Easter celebration with your friends and family. We’re pleased to offer you a list of workshops and activities across Canada Please let us know if you have anything to add to the list, send a note to nationaloffice@ucc.ca   Richmond, BC […]


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    2018 Inspiring Women

    To mark International Women‘s Day the Ukrainian Canadian Congress asked for stories of women who inspired us through their leadership and commitment.   The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is extremely grateful and proud of our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, daughters, wives and friends who dedicate their lives to their communities, churches, organizations, careers and Ukraine. We are proud that […]


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    Canada’s Federal Budget 2018: What It Means For Our Community

    Canada’s Federal Budget 2018: What It Means For Our Community  The Ukrainian Canadian Congress National Office has reviewed the 2018 Federal Budget, and we are pleased to present these summary highlights, which impact issues of importance to our Ukrainian Canadian community. Increase in International Assistance funding of approximately $400 million per year In Budget 2018, […]


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    Canada and US boycott Biathlon World Cup in Russia – FIFA should be next

    Canada and US boycott Biathlon World Cup in Russia – FIFA should be next March 2, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the decision by the Canadian and American Biathlon Associations to boycott the Biathlon World Cup event being held in Tyumen, Russia, March 19-26. Biathlon Canada stated, “it is our consideration that […]


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    Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism

    Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism UCC encourages youth from coast to coast to apply by April 20, 2018 February 23, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement  of the Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism. The funding initiative was announced yesterday by the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage and […]


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