Today’s census report on immigration and ethnocultural diversity showed that 1,359,655 Canadians self-identify as Ukrainian.
On October 11th, 2017 the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) has 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 well as national educational and charitable campaigns.…Details
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 Vancouver to discuss the progress on UCC priorities set at the XXV…Details
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…Details
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
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…Details
Президент України Петро Порошенко під час робочого візиту до Канади провів зустріч з Прем’єром провінції Онтаріо Кетлін Вінн. Глава держави відзначив важливу роль українців, яку вони відіграють в Канаді, сприяючи розвитку цієї держави. У свою чергу Прем’єр Кетлін Вінн зауважила, що українська громада відіграє важливу роль й для Онтаріо, оскільки вони складають 8% населення провінції.…Details
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…Details
The Invictus Games are less than a month away! On September 23-30, the city of Toronto will host the soldiers and veterans from around the world and celebrate along with them their invincible spirit. For the first time, Team Ukraine will be participating in the Games! Venues have been set across Toronto, extra events for soldiers and their families…Details
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…Details