The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is
the official voice of over one million Canadians of Ukrainian descent, of
whom over 200,000 reside in British Columbia.
UCC-BC was officially founded in 1990 at the province-wide conference Building
the Future: Ukrainians in BC.
inception, UCC-BC launched a community
in the fall of 1991, and has co-ordinated events such as the Ukrainian Centennial Days
celebrations at the world-famous Plaza of Nations in Vancouver (summer
1991), the Ukrainian Showcase
Pavilion at the 1992 Pacific National Exhibition, and Ukrainian Showcase 2000 at the Plaza
of Nations in August 2000.
Today UCC-BC continues to encourage and support community
endeavors and initiatives central to BC's Ukrainian community.
BC's longest-running and only
bilingual Ukrainian radio program
with host Paulette "Pawlina" Demchuk MacQuarrie ... now
broadcasting to 28+ countries on the PCJ Radio
network. Local broadcast airs
Sundays at 6pm on AM1320 CHMB Vancouver, Cable FM 97.5. Live stream at
CHMB website. Also the
PCJ edition is heard at 2 pm Wednesdays on 101.7FM CHLY Nanaimo.
radio program, Chetverta Khvylia
(4th Wave) on CJSF (SFU Campus Radio) 90.1 FM Sundays at
10 am with host Stanislav Nastenko.
Kontakt TV airs Sundays at 8 am
(repeats Mondays at 12 noon) on Omni 1 Multicultural Channel in