UCC MPC helps seniors in Ukraine impacted by the crisis

Canada Ukraine Foundation – of which UCC Manitoba Provincial Council is a member – has implemented a program to help seniors in Eastern Ukraine impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. If you want to help, follow the link at the end of the article.
Canada Ukraine Foundation – of which UCC Manitoba Provincial Council is a member – has implemented a program to help seniors in Eastern Ukraine impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. If you want to help, follow the link at the end of the article.

Statement on the situation in Belarus (Aug 10, 2020)

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress is concerned by the violent repression of peaceful demonstrators by the Belarusian regime, following the presidential election on August 9.

We stand with all who demand that the fundamental rights of the Belarusian people to have their voice heard and be respected. Free, fair and democratic elections should reflect the will of the people.
We call for the immediate release of all political prisoners held by the Belarusian regime.

Support Holy Family Home

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress Manitoba Provincial Council (UCC-MPC) represents the Ukrainian community in Manitoba before the people and Government of the province, promotes linkages with Ukraine and identifies and addresses the needs of the Ukrainian community in Manitoba to ensure its continued existence and development for the enhancement of Canada’s socio-cultural fabric. It is comprised of almost 20 member organizations and is one of 6 component provincial members of the National Canadian Ukrainian Congress which represents the Ukrainian community before the Government of Canada.

Manitoba 150 Award

The attractive Manitoba 150 Award will be in the form of the Province of Manitoba with the recipient’s name etched on it. Awards will be presented at specially organized award ceremonies in Winnipeg and in several regions of the Province of Manitoba, will recognize 150 deserving individual recipients and 150 deserving organizations for their community leadership and volunteer contributions to the development and promotion of the Ukrainian Canadian community in Manitoba with a special commemorative award. Areas of endeavour may include…

UCC-MPC PROVIDES ASSISTANCE TO WOUNDED UKRAINIAN VETERAN

The UCC-MPC Euromaidan Committee, using donations from the community, is proud to support the Ukraine War Amps Adopt a Soldier project. Community groups or individuals wishing to participate, can contact the UWA through the information noted below.“Adopt a Soldier” provides monthly stipends of approximately $50 USD to as many Ukrainian heroes as it can. One hundred percent of the proceeds go towards Ukrainian veterans. “Adopt a Soldier” establishes a unique bridge between the donor and the amputee. The donor helps on a monthly basis and both parties are always connected.

25TH ANNIVERSARY OF LEO MOL SCULPTURE GARDEN

Born Leonid (Hryhorijevich) Molodozhanyn on January 15, 1915 in the village of  Polonne, Ukraine to a long line of family potters,*  and at his father’s side and within the community, Leonid apprenticed and acquired the craft of modeling clay, using the potter’s wheel  and firing clay, to create  ceramics. 

Breaking from tradition, Leonid decided that he wanted to study painting in Vienna, Austria.

CONTAINER OF AID SENT TO UKRAINE

On June 3, 2017 a container of medical supplies to assist wounded and displaced victims of Russian aggression was sent to Ukraine by the UCC-MPC Euromaidan Committee. The bulk of the medical equipment was collected and donated by International Hope Canada. Costs for shipping the container to Ukraine were covered by a $5000 donation from the Ukrainian Catholic Women’s League of Canada branch at St. Anne’s Ukrainian Catholic Church in Winnipeg

GREETINGS FROM THE NATIONAL UCC ON THE OCCASION OF UKRAINIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY.

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 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence!
25 years ago, the aspirations of the Ukrainian people for independence, self-determination and freedom were realized and the hopes of so many generations of brave Patriots were fulfilled. On August 24, 1991, Ukraine became an independent and indivisible democratic State.

STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA ON UKRAINIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence:

“Today, we join the Ukrainian community—here in Canada and around the world—to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence.Canada is proud to have been the first western country to recognize Ukraine’s declaration of independence in 1991.

UCC-MBC appreciates for all the support these organizations have been giving for all past years!