UCC Holds Successful AGM in Vancouver

UCC Holds Successful AGM in Vancouver Defence Minister Sajjan Addresses Ukrainian community October 18, 2017. VANCOUVER, BC. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) held its Annual General Meeting and a meeting of its Board of Directors on October 13 through October 15 in Vancouver, BC. Community leaders and executive members from across the country gathered in [&hellip


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Support the UCC National Campaign!

Support the UCC National Campaign! October 11, 2017. WINNIPEG, MB. Today the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) launched its National Campaign Fundraising Appeal. During the next month, volunteers of UCC branches and provincial councils across Canada will be contacting individuals and organizations to seek their financial support to fund local UCC priority programs and projects as [&hellip


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House Adopts Magnitsky Act in Unanimous Vote!

House Adopts Magnitsky Act in Unanimous Vote! October 5, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the unanimous adoption of S-226, the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law) by Canada’s House of Commons on October 4. The Sergei Magnitsky Law, sponsored by Senator Raynell Andreychuk, provides “for the taking [&hellip


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Canada’s House of Commons – Third Reading of Magnitsky Act

  Canada’s House of Commons – Third Reading of Magnitsky Act October 3, 2017. OTTAWA. On October 2, third reading of S-226, Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law) commenced in the House of Commons. The following MPs spoke about the legislation: Mr. James Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman)   Mr. Kevin Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to [&hellip


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UCC congratulates Canada’s new Governor General

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress today welcomed Canada’s new Governor General, Her Excellency Julie Payette, and thanked the outgoing Governor General David Johnston for his exemplary years of service


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Ukraine to Open Consulate in Edmonton

Ukraine to Open Consulate in Edmonton September 29, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) welcomes the announcement by His Excellency Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine, that Ukraine will open a Consulate in Edmonton, Alberta. President Poroshenko made the announcement during his working visit to Canada on September 22. Speaking to the press following his [&hellip


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President of Ukraine Visits Canada

President of Ukraine Visits Canada to Support Invictus Games and Discuss Further Development of Canada-Ukraine Relationship  September 29, 2017. OTTAWA. His Excellency Petro Poroshenko made a working visit to Toronto on September 22-23 to support Ukraine’s Invictus Games team and discuss further steps in the close Canada-Ukraine bilateral relationship. President Poroshenko was joined by First [&hellip


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Ukrainian Canadian Community Honours Ukraine’s Invictus Team

Ukrainian Canadian Community Honours Ukraine’s Invictus Team September 26, 2017. Toronto. On September 22, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) hosted a Gala Reception honouring Ukraine’s Invictus Team in Toronto. The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, His Excellency Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine, and First Lady of Ukraine Ms. Maryna Poroshenko attended the [&hellip


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Invictus Team Ukraine Arrives in Canada!

Invictus Team Ukraine Arrives in Canada! Ukrainian Canadian CAF Veteran Carries Invictus Ceremonial Flag   September 21, 2017. TORONTO. The Ukrainian Canadian community warmly welcomed Ukraine’s Invictus Team at Pearson International Airport today. The 2017 Invictus Games, held in Toronto, will mark Team Ukraine’s first participation in the international sports event for wounded veterans and [&hellip


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UCC Condemns Russia’s Imprisonment of Crimean Tatar Leader Akhtem Chiygoz

UCC Condemns Russia’s Imprisonment of Crimean Tatar Leader Akhtem Chiygoz September 12, 2017. OTTAWA. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) strongly condemns Russia’s politically-motivated imprisonment of Crimean Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz. Chiygoz, the deputy leader of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People (national representative assembly) was sentenced to eight years imprisonment by the Russian “authorities” [&hellip


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Greetings on Ukraine’s Independence Day

Greetings on Ukraine’s Independence Day August 24, 2017. OTTAWA. 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 26th anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence! On August 24, 1991, Ukraine’s Parliament, exercising the inviolable right of the Ukrainian people to self-determination, [&hellip


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Hill 70 Centennial Commemoration

100th Anniversary of the Battle of Hill 70  Hill 70 Memorial, Konowal Walk opened to public     August 23, 2017. Loos-en-Gohelle, France. The Centennial Commemoration of the Battle of Hill 70 took place at the Hill 70 Memorial Park in Loos-en-Gohelle, France on August 22. The Hill 70 Memorial Park was officially opened to [&hellip


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