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  • Alexandra Chyczij elected new UCC President

    Alexandra Chyczij elected as new UCC President December 8, 2018. MONTREAL, QC. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is holding its meeting of the Board of Directors and Annual General Meeting in Montreal, Quebec on December 7-9, 2018. Today, Paul Grod, who was recently elected President of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) at the XI Ukrainian World [&hellip


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    Biographies – UCC President Alexandra Chyczij, UCC 1st VP Andrea Kopylech, UCC 2nd VP Alex Ilchenko

    Biographies – UCC President Alexandra Chyczij, UCC 1st VP Andrea Kopylech, UCC 2nd VP Alex Ilchenko   UCC National President Alexandra Chyczij Alexandra Chyczij was unanimously elected and sworn in as President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) on December 8, 2018. Previously, she served as 1st Vice President of the UCC. Alexandra Chyczij is [&hellip


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    UCC welcomes Canada’s significant contribution to strengthening democracy in Ukraine

    UCC welcomes Canada’s significant contribution to strengthening democracy in Ukraine Government of Canada announces $24 million in support ahead of next year’s elections in Ukraine December 6, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes today’s announcement by the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development, [&hellip


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    Ukraine marks Armed Forces Day

    Ukraine marks Armed Forces Day Today, Ukraine and Ukrainians around the world mark Armed Forces Day. We pause to pay tribute to Ukraine’s men and women in uniform, courageously defending their country against a foreign aggressor. For almost five years, Russia has waged war on Ukraine. Ukraine faces a ruthless and well-armed enemy. But the [&hellip


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    A Special UCC Parliamentary Internship Program Announcement!

    A Special UCC Parliamentary Internship Program Announcement! December 5, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is very proud of our Parliamentary Internship program. By providing valuable opportunities for Ukrainian-Canadian recent university graduates to work on Parliament Hill, we are helping build the next generation of leaders! Your generous support for this program is making [&hellip


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    UCC calls for united international response to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine

    UCC calls for united international response to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine Ahead of the meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers (December 4-5), the UCC wrote to the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, calling for a united, robust response by Canada and NATO Allies to Russia’s blatant act of aggression against Ukrainian naval vessels [&hellip


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    UCC welcomes Atlantic Council delegation to Ottawa

    UCC welcomes Atlantic Council delegation to Ottawa November 14, 2018. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomed a delegation from the Atlantic Council to Ottawa on November 6 and 7 for a series of discussions with high-level Canadian officials. The Atlantic Council delegation was headed by Ambassador John Herbst, director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia [&hellip


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    Construction of Canada’s Memorial to the Victims of Communism to begin

    Construction of Canada’s Memorial to the Victims of Communism to begin November 13, 2018. OTTAWA. On November 8, the sod-turning ceremony at the site of the Memorial to the Victims of Communism – Canada, a Land of Refuge, took place in Ottawa. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) was represented at the ceremony by UCC CEO [&hellip


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    Remembrance Day

    Remembrance Day November 11, 2018. OTTAWA. On November 11, 1918, at 11am, the guns of Europe fell silent, ending World War I. Every year on this day, we gather in our communities to honour the men and women who served our country with courage and valour in defence of our freedom. We pay tribute to [&hellip


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    UCC calls on Government of Canada to expand Russia sanctions

    UCC calls on Government of Canada to expand Russia sanctions November 8, 2018. OTTAWA. Today, the US Department of the Treasury announced new sanctions “in response to Russia’s continuing malign activity and destabilizing behavior.” Since November 2016, Canada has taken no actions on sanctions against Russian entities, officials or individuals for Russia’s ongoing occupation of [&hellip


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