Magnitsky Act now the Law of the Land!

On October 18, S-226, the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law) received Royal Assent. The Sergei Magnitsky Law, sponsored by Senator Raynell Andreychuk, provides “for the taking of restrictive measures in respect of foreign nationals responsible for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights.” “Due to the hard work and efforts of…

Farewell To Team Invictus Ukraine

Join us for a farewell reception in honour of Team Invictus Ukraine. Tickets can be purchased here for 20.00 (in advance) or 25.00 at the door. Admission free for children and youth up to age 19. Light refreshments. Keynote speaker will be Minister Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze.

Buy tickets online: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/farewell-to-team-invictus-ukraine-tickets-38309961125

 

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 Gala. Ukraine is participating for the first…

Ukrainian Heritage Day in Ontario: Celebrating 126 Years of Ukrainians in Canada!

On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Ontario Provincial Council organized a flag raising ceremony on the grounds of the Ontario Legislature in Toronto to commemorate the 6th annual Ukrainian Heritage Day. The flag raising event started at noon. Marichka Duncan, Board Member of UCC Ontario Provincial Council, who served as the master of ceremonies, greeted…

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” in Russian-occupied Crimea on September 11.  He has been one…

Онтарійська Провінційна Рада КУК Вітає Лідерів Громади з Отриманням Відзнаки Президента України

На підставі Указа Президента України № 250/2017, за вагомий особистий внесок у зміцнення міжнародного авторитету Української держави, популяризацію її історичної спадщини і сучасних надбань, відзнакою Президента України – Хрестом Івана Мазепи були нагороджені: Тарас БАГРІЙ – президент Конґресу Українців Канади – Відділ Торонто Джон ГОЛЮК – Керівник ініціативи “Ukrainian Appeal” Конґресу Українців Канади Орест СТЕЦІВ…

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, declared Ukraine an independent, indivisible,…