Support the UCC National Campaign!

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.…

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…

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…

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,…